The Phantom Tollbooth
This tale of 10-year-old Milo and his experiences in the Lands Beyond has become a modern-day children's classic.
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Illustrated in black-and-white. This ingenious fantasy centers around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets such characters as the foolish, yet lovable Humbug, the Mathemagician, and the not-so-wicked " Which, " Faintly Macabre, who gives Milo the " impossible" mission of returning two princesses to the Kingdom of Wisdom.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||" I read [The Phantom Tollbooth] first when I was 10. I still have the book report I wrote, which began 'This is the best book ever.'" <br>--Anna Quindlen, The New York Times <p>" A classic... Humorous, full of warmth and real invention." <br>-- The New Yorker
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