The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth

Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. “Comes up bright and new every time I read it . . . it will continue to charm and delight ...

Author: Norton Juster

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0394820371

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 268

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With almost 5 million copies sold 60 years after its original publication, generations of readers have now journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic. Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. “Comes up bright and new every time I read it . . . it will continue to charm and delight for a very long time yet. And teach us some wisdom, too.” --Phillip Pullman 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!
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

A Guide for Using The Phantom Tollbooth in the Classroom

A Guide for Using The Phantom Tollbooth in the Classroom

Celebrate the completion of reading The Phantom Tollbooth, as well as the knowledge you have gained, with a Festival of Knowledge in honor of the occasion. (You may choose to incorporate the festival with your school's Open House event.) ...

Author: Kathleen L. Bulloch

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 9781557344311

Category: Education

Page: 50

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Teaching literature unit based on the popular children's story, The phantom tollbooth.
Categories: Education

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth

From Suzanne Collins When I was introduced to Norton Juster a few years ago , the first thing I said was “ Can I hug you for The Phantom Tollbooth ? ” Without a word , he smiled and held out his arms , which led me to believe he'd had ...

Author: Norton Juster

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780375985294

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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“Comes up bright and new every time I read it . . . it will continue to charm and delight for a very long time yet.” --Phillip Pullman, New York Times bestselling author of His Dark Materials With almost 5 million copies sold in the 60 years since it was published, generations of readers have journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic. Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. 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!
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

The Phantom Tollbooth 50th Anniversary Edition

The Phantom Tollbooth 50th Anniversary Edition

From Suzanne Collins Wlieii I was introduced to Norton juster a few years ago, the first thing I said was “Can I hug you for The Phantom Tollbooth?” \Vithout a word, he smiled and held out his arms, which led me to believe he'd had some ...

Author: Norton Juster

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780375985300

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 285

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It has been fifty years—and millions of readers—since the world was first introduced to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond with Tock, the Humbug, and the captive princesses Rhyme and Reason. Now we have a remarkable 50th anniversary edition to honor this universally adored and deeply influential novel. This special edition will include: • Gorgeous packaging that features the classic original art stamped and debossed on the case with a transparent acetate jacket. • Brief essays from esteemed authors, educators, and artists, including Philip Pullman, Suzanne Collins, Jeanne Birdsall, Mo Willems, and several others. • Photos of the author and illustrator at the time of writing and today on the two-color endpapers. • The 35th anniversary essay by Maurice Sendak. • The complete text of the book. A perfect gift for longstanding fans and lucky new readers, the 50th anniversary edition of The Phantom Tollbooth is a book to cherish.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

The Phantom Tollbooth Literature Kit Gr 5 6

The Phantom Tollbooth   Literature Kit Gr  5 6

This trait he shared with his hero from The Phantom Tollbooth. Instead of writing a book about how children experience cities, he wrote The Phantom Tollbooth. The Ford Foundation liked his book and took it instead.

Author: Rosella Westcott

Publisher: Classroom Complete Press

ISBN: 9781771673969

Category: Education

Page: 57

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Meet Milo, a boy with a strong imagination and sense of adventure, as he travels to a fantastical world. Incorporate chapter questions with vocabulary and writing prompts for comprehension checks. Students contemplate who would send Milo the package containing the tollbooth. Predict what Dictionopolis will be like. Answer questions with the correct character from the book. Match idioms found in the story with their meanings. Complete sentences from the novel with their missing vocabulary words. Make a list of unpleasant sounds that Dr. Dischord and DYNNE can collect. Describe how the Dodecahedron felt when Milo said numbers aren't important. Identify all the instances where figurative languages were used in the novel. Complete a Cause & Effect Web with some of Milo's actions in the story. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: The Phantom Tollbooth is a story of imagination and wonder. Milo is a very bored little boy. One day, he receives a make-believe tollbooth. When he goes through it, he is sent to a magical world. There, he meets Tock the watchdog. The pair make their way to Dictionopolis, one of the country's two capitals. Here they meet King Azaz, who sends them on a journey to Digitopolis, where the Mathemagician is holding the two princesses—Rhyme and Reason—in the Castle in the Air. On their journey, Milo and Tock meet many different people and places, all with their own adventures.
Categories: Education

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth

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 ...

Author: Norton Juster

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780375869037

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 285

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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.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

100 Best Books for Children

100 Best Books for Children

The Phantom Tollbooth Written by Norton Juster ( b . 1929 ) Illustrated by Jules Feiffer ( b . 1929 ) Published in 1961 by Epstein & Carroll Ages 8 to 11 257 pages A. n architect who wrote for relaxation from arduous planning projects ...

Author: Anita Silvey

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0618618775

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 212

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By selecting only 100 "best books" Silvey distinguishes her guide from all the others and makes it possible to give young readers their literary heritage in the childhood years.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth

The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth

With almost 5 million copies sold in the 60 years since it was published, generations of readers have journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic.This richly annotated edition includes bonus material from acclaimed ...

Author: Norton Juster

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780375857157

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 0

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With almost 5 million copies sold in the 60 years since it was published, generations of readers have journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic.This richly annotated edition includes bonus material from acclaimed children's literature scholar Leonard Marcus. 'Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. The expansive annotations include interviews with the author and illustrator, illuminating excerpts from Juster's notes and drafts, cultural and literary commentary, and Marcus's own insights on the book. The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth is the perfect way to honor a classic and will be welcomed by young readers and fans of all ages.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Math and Literature

Math and Literature

Milo, the main character in Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth (1961/1989), is a bored young boy. When he arrives home from school one day, he is surprised to find a large box with a tollbooth in it. Driving through it, he finds ...

Author: Jennifer M. Bay-Williams

Publisher: Math Solutions

ISBN: 9780941355636

Category: Mathematics

Page: 183

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"Uses children's literature as a springboard into activities that engage children in mathematical problem solving and reasoning"--from back cover.
Categories: Mathematics

La Caseta M gica

La Caseta M  gica

La caseta mágica es una historia llena de humor, ironía y mucha fantasía; es un clásico contemporáneo para todas las edades.

Author: Norton Juster

Publisher: Vintage Espanol

ISBN: 9781984897671

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 274

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Milo está triste y aburrido porque no sabe qué hacer. Nada le parece interesante ni tampoco se le ocurre ningún sitio al que le gustaría ir. Pero un día todo cambia cuando encuentra un regalo muy extraño en su habitación. Este extraordinario regalo es la caseta mágica que lo conducirá al Reino de Sabiduría: un lugar insólito en el cual se venden letras en los mercados y los mineros desentierran números. Desgraciadamente, este maravilloso reino sufre grandes problemas y Milo debe rescatar a las princesas Rima y Razón. Ellas son las únicas que pueden lograr que las ciudades de Diccionópolis y Digitópolis hagan las paces. Junto a sus compañeros Toc, un perro guardián que hace tictic, y el Embaucador, un insecto fanfarrón que lleva un abrigo, Milo emprende el viaje para rescatar a las princesas del Castillo en el Aire. ¡Poco se podía imaginar Milo al comenzar sus aventuras los extraños seres con que se enfrentaría en la temibles Montañas de Ignorancia! La caseta mágica es una historia llena de humor, ironía y mucha fantasía; es un clásico contemporáneo para todas las edades.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction