Alberic the Wise and Other Journeys

By Norton Juster; Domenico Gnoli (Illustrator)
(Yearling, Paperback, 9780375866999, 96pp.)

Publication Date: November 9, 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

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 first is of Alberic and his endless search for wisdom—will his journey satisfy him in the end? The second reveals a boy with no illusions and a princess with no kingdom. The third is the tale of the richest monarch in the world—and the poorest. What they discover is as amusing as it is unexpected.
With beautiful illustrations by Domenico Gnoli, Alberic the Wise and Other Journeys is a book as rich in meaning as it is fun to read.




About the Author

Norton Juster is the author of the beloved classic The Phantom Tollbooth, which has sold more than two million copies since it was first published nearly 50 years ago.  He is also an architect and the author of other highly acclaimed children's books, including The Dot and the Line, which was made into an Academy Award-winning film, and The Hello, Goodbye Window, illustrated by Chris Raschka, which received the Caldecott Medal.

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