Alberic the Wise and Other JourneysYearling #ad - The third is the tale of the richest monarch in the world—and the poorest. What they discover is as amusing as it is unexpected. With beautiful illustrations by Domenico Gnoli, Alberic the Wise and Other Journeys is a book as rich in meaning as it is fun to read. Three tales of wonderthree quests for greatnessThree feats of imagination Norton Juster, author of the beloved classic The Phantom Tollbooth, shares spellbinding stories that entertain and delight.
The first is of alberic and his endless search for wisdom—will his journey satisfy him in the end? The second reveals a boy with no illusions and a princess with no kingdom.
The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower MathematicsChronicle Books #ad - But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle. Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered. Angles! now, with newfound self-expression, he can be anything he wants to be--a square, a triangle, a parallelogram.
. And that's just the beginning!first published in 1963 and made into an Academy Award-winning animated short film, here is a supremely witty love story with a twist that reveals profound truths about relationships--both human and mathematical--sure to tickle lovers of all ages. Chronicle Books.
The Odious OgreMichael di Capua Books 545162025 #ad - But then he takes a wrong turn and encounters a kind and friendly young lady who does her best to help him--with a surprising result. Nothing can stop him. He terrorizes the entire countryside and all the surrounding towns, wreaking havoc, sowing confusion, and dining happily on the hapless citizens. The author and the illustrator of the phantom tollbooth--together again!This is the story of a really rotten Ogre who is extraordinarily large, exceedingly ugly, unusually angry, constantly hungry, and absolutely merciless.
Otter Nonsense Books of WonderWilliam Morrow & Co #ad - A collection of puns based on animals, including "Lemming meringue pie, " "Crocoduel, " and "Pupsicle" Chronicle Books. Used book in Good Condition.
The Hello, Goodbye WindowHyperion Book CH 9780786809141 #ad - Told in her voice, her story is both a voyage of discovery and a celebration of the commonplace wonders that define childhood, expressed as a joyful fusion of text with evocative and exuberant illustrations. The world for this little girl will soon grow larger and more complex, but never more enchanting or deeply felt.
The Hello, Goodbye Window #ad - . This is a love song devoted to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild. Everything important happens near it, through it, or beyond it. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. Chronicle Books. The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway.
Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006. Used book in Good Condition.
The Phantom TollboothBullseye Books 9780394820378 #ad - And now you’ll marvel at the book's wit, complexity, and its understanding of how children perceive the passage of time. Entertainment Weekly Chronicle Books. Hailed as “a classic. A classic indeed. Los angeles review of Books“You loved the humor and adventure. When a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room, he drives through only because he’s got nothing better to do.
In fact, it’s exciting beyond his wildest dreams. Features an appreciation by maurice sendak, award-winning author of Where the Wild Things Are!“I read The Phantom Tollbooth first when I was ten. I still have the book report I wrote, which began ‘This is the best book ever. The new york times“the phantom Tollbooth is the closest thing we have to a modern Alice in Wonderland.
The Phantom Tollbooth #ad - The guardian“The book lingers long after turning the final page. But on the other side, things seem different. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. Great product!
NevilleSchwartz & Wade 9780375867651 #ad - With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. A michael di capua book, Published by Hyperion Books for Children. Great product! Used book in Good Condition. Written by the acclaimed author of the phantom tollbooth, this Amazon Best Picture Book of the Year is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends.
Neville #ad - Brian karas, and is sure to be a hit among fans of Juster, Karas, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime, and anyone who is "the new kid on the block. This ingenious foray into breaking into a new neighborhood makes for an amusing and appealing story. School library Journal Chronicle Books. Stated first edition, fifth printing 2006.