October 25, 2011
October 25, 2011
The Phantom Tollbooth is a universally beloved childhood classic. In the 50 years since its original publication, millions of children have breathlessly followed Milo's adventures in the Lands Beyond.
Now Leonard Marcus, a nationally acclaimed writer on children's literature, has created a richly annotated edition of this perennial favorite. Marcus's 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 also includes an introduction that shares the fascinating background on the book's publication—Juster and Feiffer met as young neighbors in Brooklyn, New York, and thus began a fortuitious collaboration on a project that would become an instant classic—as well as its enduring place in the world of children's literature.
The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth is the perfect way to honor a classic and will be welcomed by young readers and fans of all ages.
From the Hardcover edition.
Fifty years after the publication of the children's classic, writer and fan Leonard Marcus has created a volume that will entrance fans, providing a treasure chest of information. With a wonderful cache of previously unpublished illustrations, first drafts and notes, cultural references, photographs, and in-depth interviews with both Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer.
- Online Item #: 13791617
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-75-3058
- ISBN: 9780375957154
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported