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The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth


by Norton Juster

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

The Phantom Tollbooth was turned into a musical! What kinds of songs would you write for it? Would the orchestra still play colors?

Earmuffs, teachers: Juster wrote The Phantom Tollbooth because he was procrastinating. Who ever said a little procrastinating was a bad thing? (Source.)

Fun fact: when it was first published, the book only cost $3.95. It's definitely worth a lot more now. (Source.)

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