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The phantom tollbooth
Juster, Norton, 1929- author.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2015]
Physical Description:
xv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Milo, a young boy with little interest in anything, takes a trip through the Phantom Tollbooth to the Lands Beyond where he meets an enchanting cast of characters that teaches him the importance of words, numbers, ideas, creativity, and enthusiasm for life. Includes an introduction by Maurice Sendak and "Celebrations of The Phantom Tollbooth" by various authors.
General Note:
Originally published by Epstein & Carroll in 1961.

"With a special introduction by the author, an appreciation by Maurice Sendak, and tribute essays from favorite authors"--Jacket.

Maps on endpapers.

"Please note that the main text begins on page 9, following the pagination of the original book. This reflects the style of numbering books from the very first page, including front matter, that was customary at the time of publication."--Title page verso.
Milo -- Beyond expectations -- Welcome to Dictionopolis -- Confusion in the market place -- Short shrift -- Faintly Macabre's story -- The royal banquet -- The Humbug volunteers -- It's all in how you look at things -- A colorful symphony -- Dischord and Dynne -- The silent valley -- Unfortunate conclusions -- The Dodecahedron leads the way -- This way to infinity -- A very dirty bird -- Unwelcoming committee -- Castle in the air -- The return of Rhyme and Reason -- Good-by and hello.

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