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The phantom tollbooth, Norton Juster ; illustrations by Jules Feiffer

Label
The phantom tollbooth
Title
The phantom tollbooth
Statement of responsibility
Norton Juster ; illustrations by Jules Feiffer
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
A bored young boy, Milo, drives his small electric car through a toy tollbooth and finds himself in the Land Beyond. A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
092454
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Juster, Norton
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.J9865
LC item number
Ph 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Feiffer, Jules
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imagination
  • Boredom
  • Imagination
  • Boredom
  • Fantasy
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The phantom tollbooth, Norton Juster ; illustrations by Jules Feiffer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Epstein & Carroll Assoc., 1961
  • Map and illustrations on endpapers
  • "Please note that the main text begins on page 9, following the pagination of the original book"--T.p. verso
Control code
2011029007
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
xv, 279 p.
Isbn
9780375869037
Lccn
2011029007
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The phantom tollbooth, Norton Juster ; illustrations by Jules Feiffer
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Epstein & Carroll Assoc., 1961
  • Map and illustrations on endpapers
  • "Please note that the main text begins on page 9, following the pagination of the original book"--T.p. verso
Control code
2011029007
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
xv, 279 p.
Isbn
9780375869037
Lccn
2011029007
Other physical details
ill.

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