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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH by  Norton Juster - Hardcover - 1996 - from Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 98935)

THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH by  Norton Juster - Hardcover - 1996 - from Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 98935)
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THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

by Juster, Norton

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
Condition
Fine/Very good+
ISBN 10
0394815009
ISBN 13
9780394815008
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About This Item

Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/Very good+. Alfred A. Knopf, c1996. 52nd printing. 256pp., illustrations Maurice Sendak. 8vo. Inscribed on half-title page "For Maureen/Norton Juster". Ends of spine slightly bent, else fine bright hardcover in Very Good+ d/j with wrinkles upper edge of spine panel, small indentations lower inside edge of back panel, slight rubbing on corner tip folds.

Synopsis

The Phantom Tollbooth is a children's adventure novel and a modern fairy tale published in 1961, written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer. It tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo who unexpectedly receives a magic tollbooth one afternoon and, having nothing better to do, drives through. He finds himself in the Kingdom of Wisdom. There he accepts a quest to rescue the princesses of the kingdom, acquires two faithful companions, and has many adventures.

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On Apr 2 2013, fireflower537 said:
This is one of my favorite books. It is a VERY funny and clever story about a journey through strange lands. The book is full of puns, wordplay and weirdness.

Details

Bookseller
Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
98935
Title
THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH
Author
Juster, Norton
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very good+
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394815009
ISBN 13
9780394815008
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1996
Keywords
CHILDRENS

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About Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB

30,000 books in stock, with special emphasis on gardening,
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Established 1977, member ABAA/ILAB

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