Phantom Tollbooth Crazy Spelling Bee Finals

Hello Readers, Yesterday at our SMS Guys Read lunch meeting we completed our Crazy Spelling Bee inspired by the Spelling Bee in Norman Juster’s novel The Phantom Tollbooth. The finals ended with a collection of great words pulled from Tom Angleberger’s short story entitled Rise of the Roboshoes™ from the Guys Read: Other Worlds anthology.…

Crazy Spelling Bee

Hello Readers, We are coming to the end of our time with The Phantom Tollbooth by Norman Juster and we here at SMS Guys Read have one more game in us. Now take a look at round one… and round two… as you can see we had a great time, but did not finish our…

Questions with Answers and Answers for Questions

Hello Readers, We here at SMS Guys Read just watched the TMC Guys Read IBRG videos dealing with questions that do not have answers and answers that did not have questions.  We had great fun watching the videos, especially the guys who runs away saying “I don’t want to go first.” So we had loads…

Synonym Knockout

Hello Readers, So while reading the section in The Phantom Tollbooth dealing with the Word Market we came across these five fine gentlemen that always spoke in synonyms.  That made us think up a game called Synonym Knockout. Here are the rules for our Synonym Knockout and here is round two… So can you find…

At The Word Market

Hello Readers, We here at SMS Guys Read are beginning what we hope will be a fun end of the year collaboration, IBRG style, reading The Phantom Tollbooth with the guys of TMC Guys Read. I just finished reading Tollbooth for the first time and loved every minute of it.  My reading was doubly fun…