The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
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.)