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The Phantom Tollbooth

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 165,154 Ratings and 8,810 Reviews

Book Description
For Milo, everything's a bore - until he drives through a mysterious tollbooth in his room. He visits the island of Conclusions by jumping, learns about time from a ticking watchdog named Tock, and embarks on a rescue or Rhyme and Reason. Somewhere along the way, Milo realizes life is exciting beyond his wildest dreams.
Book Information
PublisherRecorded Books
BindingAudio Cassette (73 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-101556908768
ISBN-13978-1556908767
Publication Date/1993
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About Norton Juster (Author) : Norton Juster is a published author of young adult books. A published credit of Norton Juster is The Phantom Tollbooth (Collins Modern Classics).
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About Norman Dietz (Narrator) : Norman Dietz is a published narrator of children's books. Published credits of Norman Dietz include The Tiniest Giants: Discovering Dinosaur Eggs, Tom Sawyer Abroad, and Zero's Slider.
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9/11/2013 Meagan Friedman

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7/30/2012 Sandra Ford tagged as: I recommend, I read

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2/3/2012 Valarie Budayr said: Five out of Five Stars.
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12/14/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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10/31/2011 Carmela Martino tagged as: I read

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10/20/2011 Gail Fattori tagged as: I read, I read

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9/5/2011 Naomi Hawkins Rowe said: One of my favorite books of all time!
tags: Inspired me, I recommend

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7/31/2011 Nicole Cormier tagged as: I'm reading

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5/13/2010 Douglas E. Richards tagged as: I recommend

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5/1/2010 Deren Hansen said:
For me, The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster was an early experience with a something surreal that said more to me than the real. Even as a child, I knew that the story was about abstractions, but that didn't stop it from being a hyper-real experience. I was there with Milo as he conducted th... more

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1/29/2010 Amanda Cruickshank tagged as: I recommend

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1/15/2010 Jennie wilson

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11/17/2009 Cole Rush said: My favorite book outside of the Harry Potter series.
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6/23/2009 julia b tagged as: I read

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6/16/2009 Samantha Tai tagged as: I read

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4/2/2009 Gail Fattori said: This one is priceless. Love it. As did my older brother when we were growing up.
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3/2/2009 Randy Blake II tagged as: I recommend, I read

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1/23/2009 Samantha Chapnick tagged as: I recommend

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12/14/2008 Alicia Miller tagged as: I read

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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 27915
tags: classic, children's lit

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6/26/2008 Kerry McCaskill said: What kid cant relate to Milos confusion over math and grammar? Terrific book
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3/14/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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9/8/2007 elizabeth o. dulemba tagged as: I Read

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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7/30/2007 Sara Holmes tagged as: I Read, I recommend, Inspired me

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4/3/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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3/16/2007 Sara Holmes tagged as: I Read, I recommend, Inspired me

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12/20/2006 Derek Pattenson said: My all-time favourite as a child, this is still one of the most special books I've read. I lost my copy and couldn't find another; so re-wrote it in my own words for my then wife-to-be. Later she tracked down a copy and so now we have two versions!! :-)

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