WorldCat Identities

Juster, Norton 1929-

Overview
Works: 67 works in 394 publications in 16 languages and 22,650 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Humor  History  Terms and phrases  Action and adventure fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.J98, E
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Most widely held works by Norton Juster
The phantom tollbooth by Norton Juster( Book )

172 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 7,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provide a cure for his boredom
The hello, goodbye window by Norton Juster( Book )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking through the kitchen window, a little girl and her doting grandparents watch stars, play games, and, most importantly, say hello and goodbye
The phantom tollbooth by Norton Juster( Recording )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers and provides a cure for his boredom
Neville by Norton Juster( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a boy and his family move to a new house, he devises an ingenious way to meet people in the neighborhood
The odious ogre by Norton Juster( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ogre terrorizes villages until he meets a friendly villager
Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie by Norton Juster( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl spends time with her Poppy and Nana and answers to two very different nicknames
The dot and the line; a romance in lower mathematics by Norton Juster( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A line falls in love with a dot who only has eyes for a foolish squiggle. The line, however, has no trouble showing his superiority. Explores two plane geometric relationships
As : a surfeit of similes by Norton Juster( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the mode of comparison known as simile and provides many examples in rhyming text
So sweet to labor : rural women in America, 1865-1895 by Norton Juster( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otter nonsense by Norton Juster( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of puns based on animals, including "Lemming meringue pie," "Crocoduel," and "Pupsicle."
Alberic the Wise : and other journeys by Norton Juster( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three tales of wonder each is a quest, and what is found is far different and far more strange than what is sought. The first, is the story of Alberic and his endless search for wisdom. After a lifetime of wandering adventure he finds it at last-only to discover that it was not what he thought it would be. The second, is the skillfully woven story of a boy who has no illusions and a sad princess who has no kingdom. But he lives here and now and she looks out from the frame of a beautiful renaissance painting. What they find together is told in a story in which present and past, reality and dream are masterfully combined. The last, is the story of the richest monarch in the world, and the poorest. Magnus the Abundant and RNP. One is unhappy, for he suspects that someone somewhere might have more, the other miserable because he is sure that no one anywhere could have less. Each makes a journey to see for himself, and what they discover is as amusing as it is unexpected
The annotated Phantom tollbooth by Norton Juster( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotated edition of Norton Juster's story about ten-year-old Milo, who finds an enormous and mysterious package in his room one day-- a phantom tollbooth, with a map to a world beyond, whereupon Milo sets off on a fantastic journey, meeting the not so wicked Witch, Faintly Macabre, and the watchdog Tock, among others, and learns the importance of words and numbers. This edition includes interviews with the author and illustrator, excerpts from Juster's notes and drafts, and commentary
The hello, goodbye window by Norton Juster( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kitchen window at her grandparents' house is a magic gateway for one little girl. The story depicts the special relationship she has with her grandparents
Alberic the Wise by Norton Juster( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the days of the Renaissance, Alberic leads the reader among the folds of a rich tapestry in his search for wisdom
Sourpuss and sweetie pie by Norton Juster( Recording )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her moods changing nearly every minute, Nanna and Poppy have to be prepared to call their rambunctious granddaughter the right nickname when the moment strikes!
The odious ogre by Norton Juster( Recording )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of an enormous, insatiable, and short-tempered Ogre, who terrorizes the countryside and dines on hapless townspeople before encountering a friendly young lady who uses innovative methods to stop him
A woman's place : yesterday's women in rural America( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As silly as knees, as busy as bees : an astounding assortment of similes by Norton Juster( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the mode of comparison known as simile and provides many examples in rhyming text
La recta y el punto : un romance matemático by Norton Juster( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mathematical story in which a line's love for a dot urges him to new heights of expression, winning her away from the chaotic squiggle. Shows the many applications of lines in drawings and in daily life
Stark naked; a paranomastic odyssey by Norton Juster( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The phantom tollbooth
Alternative Names
Norton Juster

Norton Juster American children's writer, academic, and architect

Norton Juster Amerikaans schrijver

Norton Juster amerikansk författare

Norton Juster amerikansk skribent

Norton Juster auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Нортон Джастер

저스터, 노턴

저스터, 노튼

ジャスター, ノートン

ノートン・ジャスター

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The hello, goodbye windowThe phantom tollboothNevilleThe odious ogreSourpuss and Sweetie PieThe dot and the line; a romance in lower mathematicsOtter nonsenseAlberic the Wise : and other journeys