The Phantom Tollbooth by Jules Feiffer, Norton Juster

The Phantom Tollbooth

Jules Feiffer, Norton Juster

fiction childrens classics fantasy funny reflective fast-paced

256 pages | first published 1961

Description

. . . humorous, full of warmth and real invention” (The New Yorker), this beloved story -first published more than fifty years ago- introduces readers to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond. For Milo, everything’s a bore. When a tollbooth ...
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Moods

adventurous 83%
funny 82%
lighthearted 75%
inspiring 35%
hopeful 30%
reflective 15%
relaxing 15%
informative 10%
mysterious 5%
challenging 3%
emotional 3%
dark 1%

Pace

fast 67%
medium 27%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 43% | Plot: 39% | Character: 14% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | No: 5% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 30% | No: 26% | N/A: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.23