Cover of: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
An edition of The Phantom Tollbooth (1961)

The Phantom Tollbooth

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An edition of The Phantom Tollbooth (1961)

The Phantom Tollbooth

School Market edition
  • 4.19 ·
  • 59 Ratings
  • 436 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading
  • 84 Have read
Publish Date
Publisher
Scholastic
Language
English
Pages
256

Previews available in: Chinese English Spanish

One day Milo finds an enormous and mysterious package in his room. A phantom tollbooth, with a map to a weird world beyond! So Milo sets off on a fantastic voyage in which he meets: the not so wicked Witch, Faintly Macabre, Alec Bings who sees through things, and the watchdog, Tock, who ticks.
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Edition Availability
Cover of: 神奇的收费亭
神奇的收费亭
2012, Nan hai chu ban gong si
Paperback in Chinese - 880-02 Di 1 ban.
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Phantom Tollbooth
2008, HarperCollins Publishers Limited
in English
Cover of: The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
2000-05, Bullseye Books
Paperback in English - 1st Bullseye Books edition (1)
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La cabina mágica
1999 09, Anaya
Hardcover in Spanish - 2nd edition
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The Phantom Tollbooth
1996, Alfred A. Knopf
Hardcover in English - printing (51)
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Cover of: The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
1992-07, Lions
Paperback in English - 18th impression
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The Phantom Tollbooth
1970?, Scholastic
Paperback in English - School Market edition
Cover of: The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
1964, Windward Books
in English
Cover of: The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
1964, Windward Books
in English

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Book Details


Published in

New York, USA

Edition Notes

Originally published 1961.

Copyright Date
1961

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
255p.
Number of pages
256

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL17148283M
Internet Archive
phantomtollbooth00just_0
ISBN 10
0590409174
ISBN 13
9780590409179
OCLC/WorldCat
9312659
Alibris ID
9780590409179
Google
vNKX1nwgtj4C
Library Thing
6320
Goodreads
46011445

First Sentence

"There was once a boy named Milo who didn't know what to do with himself-not just sometimes, but always."

Work Description

The Phantom Tollbooth is a children's fantasy adventure novel written by Norton Juster with illustrations by Jules Feiffer. It was published in 1961 by Random House (USA). It tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo who unexpectedly receives a magic tollbooth one afternoon and, having nothing better to do, drives through it in his toy car, transporting him to the Kingdom of Wisdom, once prosperous but now troubled. There, he acquires two faithful companions, a dog named Tock and the Humbug, and goes on a quest to restore to the kingdom its exiled princesses—named Rhyme and Reason—from the Castle in the Air. In the process, he learns valuable lessons, finding a love of learning. The text is full of puns and wordplay, such as when Milo unintentionally jumps to Conclusions, an island in Wisdom, thus exploring the literal meanings of idioms.

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Genres 2 Fantasy 50% Humor 25% Paranormal 25% Mood 2 Strange 16% Lighthearted 16% Informative 16% Mysterious 16% Suspenseful 16% Lonely 16%

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