By Norton Juster

ISBN-10: 0375985301

ISBN-13: 9780375985300

It's been fifty years—and thousands of readers—since the area was once first brought to Milo and his adventures within the Lands past with Tock, the Humbug, and the captive princesses Rhyme and Reason.
Now we now have a outstanding fiftieth anniversary version to honor this universally cherished and deeply influential novel. This certain version will include:

• lovely packaging that includes the vintage unique paintings stamped and debossed at the case with a clear acetate jacket.
• short essays from esteemed authors, educators, and artists, together with Philip Pullman, Suzanne Collins, Jeanne Birdsall, Mo Willems, and several other others.
• photographs of the writer and illustrator on the time of writing and this day at the two-color endpapers.
• The thirty fifth anniversary essay via Maurice Sendak.
• the full textual content of the book.

A excellent reward for longstanding enthusiasts and fortunate new readers, the fiftieth anniversary variation of The Phantom Tollbooth is a e-book to cherish.

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The rest of the party moved on. Stanton and two Native American cowboys met them along the Truckee River with seven mules loaded with food. McCutchen was ill, so he stayed behind at the fort. It was late October when the party started climbing the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Snow began to fall. When it was seen that the wagons could not be dragged through the snow, their goods and provisions were packed on oxen and another start was made, men and women walking in the snow up to their waists, carrying their children in their arms and trying to drive their cattle.

Interstate 80 now goes through the pass. In 1859–60 he visited “Colter’s Hell,” which had been discovered by John Colter in 1807. Bridger described the geysers and other thermal wonders there, in what is now Yellowstone National Park. No one believed him. 17 Native Americans in Your State N o matter where you live in the United States, there were Indians living in your state at one time. Just think, a Native American boy or girl might have lived right where your house is today. In the East, there were Woodland Indians.

We children slept soundly on our cold bed of snow with a soft white mantle falling over us so quickly that every few moments my mother would have to shake the shawl—our only covering—to keep us from being buried alive. In the morning the snow lay deep on mountain and valley. With heavy hearts we turned back to a cabin that had been built by the MurphySchallenberger party two years before. —Virginia Reed, age 12 Some of the party built tents out of the canvas from their wagons. Others built cabins.

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