The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster | Children's Books |
ISBN: Global Overview for this book
Registered by shnedwards of Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom on 4/19/2020
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by shnedwards from Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom on Sunday, April 19, 2020
A fantastically silly book, being cleared out of daughter's collection to make room for more books.

Journal Entry 2 by shnedwards at Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom on Sunday, November 08, 2020
Reserved for daffodil-2

Journal Entry 3 by shnedwards at North Walsham, Norfolk United Kingdom on Friday, November 27, 2020

Released 1 mo ago (11/26/2020 UTC) at North Walsham, Norfolk United Kingdom

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On its way to daffodil-2 by second-class post.

Journal Entry 4 by daffodil-2 at Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Thursday, December 03, 2020
Received in the post from Shnedwards and just out of quarantine after her offering it in the RABCK thread. Thanks very much for this wishlist book which was highly recommended by a dear friend who is sadly no longer with us. (Thanks also to David for the recommendation-looks like my kind of book). I shall look forward to reading it as soon as I can fit into one of Plum-Crazy's monthly "what to Read" themes in the Forum under Book Talk. Promised to Russbaum next so will be reading it sooner rather than later.

Journal Entry 5 by daffodil-2 at Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Tuesday, December 29, 2020
REVIEW:-"This was a very unusual book which I enjoyed on more than one level. I'm not sure if it's aimed at children or adults-probably both, but it did appeal to me. I though Milo was very brave as he took on the many challenges that faced him and dealt with his strange companions and the characters they met on their travels. I though he would have been more depressed about his prison sentence of several million years but he seemed to take that in his stride too. The Valley of Sound brought a tear to my eye as the people there wrote of their longing to hear and be able to make sounds as they used to. (they had been too busy to listen to and appreciate the lovely sounds around them so the un-listened to sounds disappeared and were never heard again). Milo certainly learnt from his journey and I hope I too have gained from thinking about the true moral of this story. There is still so much to appreciate even in the middle of a global pandemic and I know I should count my blessings."
Book reserved for Russ-Baum and I hope to post it this week.

Journal Entry 6 by daffodil-2 at Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Released 3 wks ago (12/30/2020 UTC) at Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom

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This book was sent to Russbaum as part of an arranged swap (Three Things About Elsie).

To the finder:-
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When re-releasing this book please be aware that airports are not a good place to leave books unless they have a specific book exchange shelf or area, due to security problems, so they may well just be disposed of. Also charity shops may well discard books that have been labelled in any way and they mostly chose only the books in the very best condition
to place on their shelves and discard the rest-so another bad release option.

Journal Entry 7 by wingrussbaumwing at London, Greater London United Kingdom on Saturday, January 02, 2021
Gratefully received. I read this to my kids when they were much younger and now I am going to pass this copy to my niece. Thanks for sending it onwards.

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