The Phantom Tollbooth is a classic and worth sharing with kids of any age.
The Phantom Tollbooth features a widely varied cast of interesting characters, but Milo has only two steady companions throughout the majority of the book.
Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth is one of the best-loved children's chapter books of all time and is treasured by both kids and adults worldwide.
The Phantom Tollbooth lends itself well to homeschool assignments, fun discussion questions, book clubs, and reading together.
The book opens when main character Milo, a small boy who struggles with boredom, discovers a magical tollbooth in his room.
The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norman Juster (the author of The Phantom Tollbooth) is the 2006 Caldecott Award winner.
After bidding his new friends goodbye, the tollbooth returns and Milo drives through it again to return to his room.
On the following day, the tollbooth disappears and Milo notices a rekindled interest in his own life and world.
Milo gets into a toy car and decides to drive through the tollbooth, which transports him to another world.