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Posts Tagged: “The Phantom Tollbooth”

Wired for Wordplay: A Conversation with Kelli Russell Agodon

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Kelli Russell Agodon discusses her new collection, DIALOGUES WITH RISING TIDES.

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“The Phantom Tollbooth” Anniversary

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“Juster was an architect who’d written a book that didn’t fit the mold of children’s books at the time — its puns were too sophisticated, the vocabulary was too difficult, and there was that whiff of political metaphor. What’s more, Juster was told “fantasy was bad for children because it disorients them,” he said.” Yesterday […]

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