The Phantom Tollbooth is a novel by Norton Juster that was first published in 1961. Explore a plot summary, important quotes, and an in-depth analysis of Milo.


Read our full plot summary and analysis of The Phantom Tollbooth, chapter by chapter break-downs, and more.


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

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in The Phantom Tollbooth, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


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Quick Quizzes

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Further Study

Go further in your study of The Phantom Tollbooth with background information about Norton Juster and his work.