|The Phantom Tollbooth|
(Read to Lydia)
Fun children’s book, comparable to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Lots of puns that will go over a child’s head but makes it fun for the parent. My favorite part is probably:
“Oh dear, all those words again,” thought Milo as he climbed into the wagon with Tock and the cabinet members. “How are you going to make it move? It doesn’t have a—”
“Be very quiet,” advised the duke, “for it goes without saying.”
And, sure enough, as soon as they were all quite still, it began to move through the streets, and in a very short time they arrived at the royal palace.