The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Hardcover. 9 1/4" X 9 1/4". xli, 284pp. Very mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of unclipped dust jacket. Pictorial paper over boards with spine lettered in white. Pages are bright, clean, and unmarked. Binding is firm and sound.
ABOUT THIS BOOK:
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.(Publisher). Very good + / very good. Item #8231