What is the meaning of Phantom Tollbooth?

Asked by Lillian Armijo on November 16, 2021

Categories: Books and literature Young adult literature

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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.

Is there a Phantom Tollbooth movie? The Phantom Tollbooth, also known as The Adventures of Milo in the Phantom Tollbooth, is a 1970 American live-action/animated film based on Norton Juster's 1961 children's book The Phantom Tollbooth. The animation studio closed soon after the film's release, with MGM leaving theanimation business for good.

How long does it take to read The Phantom Tollbooth? 2 hours and 43 minutes

What age group is the Phantom Tollbooth for? This fall, All Things Considered is rolling out NPR's Backseat Book Club for kids ages 9 to 14. We're asking young people and their parents to join us in reading a special book each month. We also want young readers to join in the conversation with that book's author.