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Phantom Tollbooth Author Norton Juster at BHS Tomorrow for Book Signing, Documenatry Screening

Norton Juster, former Brooklyn Heights resident and author of The Phantom Tollbooth, will be at the Brooklyn Historical Society tomorrow (Thursday, May 1) evening for a screening of the documentary The Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations: This playful documentary explores how Brooklyn neighbors Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer created one of our most beloved children’s books. […]

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‘CBS Sunday Morning’ Profiles Heights’ Creators Of ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’

“CBS Sunday Morning” featured Brooklyn Heights in a segment Sunday on the creation of 1961 children’s literary classic “The Phantom Tollbooth,” written by Norton Juster, with illustrations by Jules Feiffer. It opens with the pair sitting on the front steps of a neighborhood brownstone with correspondent Rita Braver and the voiceover, “Literary history was made […]

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