I read this book once for book club at school and immediately fell in love with it. Our can be a bit confusing but it is all so true. Simple truths hidden inside.
I probably would have liked it much more had I read it rather than listened to it on CD. It was full of all the lessons I would like a young person to learn, but it just wasn't interesting. Some day I'll read it myself to see if the oral interpretation was the problem....Continua
One of the best parts about being a kid - getting to read "The Phantom Tollbooth" for the first time! Who could imagine that a book about a bored boy could lead to such fantastic adventures? I'll leave it to others to discuss plot points in this zany novel. This book is fun, funny, and clever. The lands of Dictionopolis and Digitopolis come alive with all of their various denizens (Tok, Faintly Macabre, the Whether Man). If you know anyone with a child between the ages of 6 and 12, this is one of the best books to give them (or if you're a kid at heart - get it for yourself!) Either way, you won't regret....Continua