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The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth


by Norton Juster

The Phantom Tollbooth: Wouldn’t All Parents Like Their Child to Visit the Silent Valley? True or False

1. Where are Rhyme and Reason imprisoned? -> The Doldrums
2. Why is Reality invisible? -> It is shy
3. How does Milo bring back a sound to the Silent Valley? -> He holds his next word in his mouth
4. Why can Tock fly? -> Because time flies
5. What one thing did neither King Azaz nor the Mathemagician want to tell Milo? -> That he really needed to take a bath