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Curious About Books – “The Phantom Tollbooth” review

There is no message more inspiring than Norton Juster’s sentiment, 

“The Phantom Tollbooth”
by Norton Juster

“So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.” 

The Phantom Tollbooth is a longtime favorite of many, and always good for a revisit. Following Milo and Tock on their adventures is a fun and educational ride for both children and adults alike – their journey though the Doldrums, into the Mathemagician’s kingdom and on to saving the princesses Rhyme and Reason is an unforgettable tale that many will love. This book inspires the curiosity of those with a little time to kill or boredom to chase away. A truly imaginative tale, The Phantom Tollbooth is a must read for anyone who is a little bit curious!

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Curious About Books – “A Child of Books” Review

“I am a child of books. I come from a world of stories and upon my imagination I float.”

A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers

The opening words of A Child of Books, by Oliver Jeffers, carries a sentiment that is relatable to so many. Truly imaginative, this book blends stories from eras gone by with a fantastic new adventure for readers to enjoy. The words of great works of literature blend seamlessly into the illustrations, telling a story of their own in the background. The design and illustration of this book are clever and unique, and readers will enjoy it from cover to cover. This is a must read for any child of books!