The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth (Hardcover)

The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth By Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator), Leonard S. Marcus (Notes by) Cover Image
By Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator), Leonard S. Marcus (Notes by)
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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.

About the Author

NORTON JUSTER was an architect and the author of other highly acclaimed children's books, including The Dot and the Line, which was made into an Academy Award-winning film,  The Hello, Goodbye Window, illustrated by Chris Raschka, which received the Caldecott Medal, and The Odious Ogre, also illustrated by Jules Feiffer.  

JULES FEIFFER is the author and illustrator of two novels for young readers, as well as several acclaimed picture books including Bark, George, and Meanwhile. . . . He has won numerous prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays. Mr. Feiffer lives in New York City.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375857157
ISBN-10: 037585715X
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 25th, 2011
Pages: 320
Language: English