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The Phantom Tollbooth (Special 35th Anniversary edition)

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The Phantom Tollbooth (Special 35th Anniversary edition)

by Juster, Norton [Jules Feiffer (illusts.)]

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New York: Random House, (1989). reprint. As New. small quarto. hardback with dust jacket 256pp., illusts., ep maps, With an appreciation by Maurice Sendak

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.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
142165
Title
The Phantom Tollbooth (Special 35th Anniversary edition)
Author
Juster, Norton [Jules Feiffer (illusts.)]
Book condition
New As New
Edition
reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
(1989)
Size
small quarto

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quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.

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