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The Phantom Tollbooth

  • Study Guide

The Phantom Tollbooth is a novel by Norton Juster that was first published in 1961.


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See a complete list of the characters in The Phantom Tollbooth and in-depth analyses of Milo, Tock, and The Humbug.

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