Norton Juster

Biography

Norton Juster

Norton Juster is an architect and planner, professor emeritus of design at Hampshire College, and the author of a number of highly acclaimed children's books, including The Dot and the Line, which was made into an Academy Award-winning animated film. He has collaborated with Sheldon Harnick on the libretto for an opera based on The Phantom Tollbooth. The musical adaptation, with a score by Arnold Black, premiered in 1995 and will soon be performed in schools and theaters nationwide. An amateur cook and professional eater, Mr. Juster lives with his wife in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Jules Feiffer is the author of two books for young readers, The Man in the Ceiling and A Barrel of Laughs, a Vale of Tears. He has won a number of prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays. Mr. Feiffer lives in New York City.

Events

Norton Juster

04/02/14 | 6:00pm

Central Library/Lowell Lecture Series Presents Norton Juster
Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylestown Street, Boston, MA

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Videos

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Cold Silence

By Norton Juster; illustrated by Jules Feiffer; introduction and notes by Leonard Marcus

The Phantom Tollbooth is a universally beloved childhood classic. In the 50 years since its original publication, millions of children have breathlessly followed Milo's adventures in the Lands Beyond ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date July 26, 2016

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Neville

By Norton Juster; illustrated by G. Brian Karas

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 ...

Recommended for AGE 4-8 years


Release Date Oct. 25, 2011

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The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth

By Norton Juster; illustrated by Jules Feiffer; introduction and notes by Leonard Marcus

The Phantom Tollbooth is a universally beloved childhood classic. In the 50 years since its original publication, millions of children have breathlessly followed Milo's adventures in the Lands Beyond ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date Oct. 25, 2011

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The Phantom Tollbooth 50th Anniversary Edition

By Norton Juster; illustrated by Jules Feiffer

It has been fifty years—and millions of readers—since the world was first introduced to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond with Tock, the Humbug, and the ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date Oct. 25, 2011

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Alberic the Wise and Other Journeys

By Norton Juster; illustrated by Domenico Gnoli

Three tales of wonder
Three quests for greatness
Three feats of imagination
 
Norton Juster, author of the beloved classic The Phantom Tollbooth, shares spellbinding stories that entertain and delight.  The ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date Nov. 9, 2010

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