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The Phantom Tollbooth (Paperback)
Hailed as “a classic. . . . humorous, full of warmth and real invention” (The New Yorker), this beloved story--first published more than fifty ago--introduces readers to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond.
For Milo, everything’s ...
ITEM#: 2504862Hailed as “a classic. . . . humorous, full of warmth and real invention” (The New Yorker), this beloved story--first published more than fifty ago--introduces readers to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond.
For Milo, everything’s a bore. When a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room, he drives through only because he’s got nothing better to do. But on the other side, things seem different. Milo visits the Island of Conclusions (you get there by jumping), learns about time from a ticking watchdog named Tock, and even embarks on a quest to rescue Rhyme and Reason! Somewhere along the way, Milo realizes something astonishing. Life is far from dull. In fact, it’s exciting beyond his wildest dreams. . . .
Jules Feiffer is the author and illustrator of two novels for young readers, as well as several acclaimed picture books, includingBark, George and Meanwhile . . . He has won numerous prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays.
From the Hardcover edition.
|Genre||JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic|
|Genre Detail||Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11|
|Publisher Date||1993-07-01 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.4 lb|
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I show 3rd Grade (Age 8), 4th Grade (Age 9), 5th Grade (Age 10), 6th Grade (Age 11), 7th Grade (Age 12) are the best ages.
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