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.
In Norton Juster's brilliant sequel to Caldecott winner The Hello, Goodbye Window, Nanna and Poppy never quite know who will show up for a visit-Sourpuss or Sweetie Pie. In a heartbeat, their precious granddaughter can change from a pure joy to a real grouch. One moment she's kind and cooperative, and the next she's stubborn and mean. And when she lies down to sleep as Sweetie Pie, her grandparents wonder what she'll be like when she wakes up. But...
Alfred A. Knopf
1st annotated ed.
xli, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Presents an annotated edition of Norton Juster's story about ten-year-old Milo, who is the owner of a magic tollbooth, and his experiences in the "Lands Beyond," and includes interviews with the author and illustrator, excerpts from Juster's notes and drafts, commentary, and more.