Saturday, August 12, 1961: 'The Phantom Tollbooth'

Norton Juster's "The Phantom Tollbooth" is published. Ostensibly a children's book, it tells of a young boy named Milo and his journey through a magical kingdom, all described in rich wordplay.

* Summary and analysis (from www.sparknotes.com): @
* Interviews with Juster, from 2001 -- Salon: @ and The Purple Crayon: @
* Essay by author Michael Chabon (2011, from The New York Review of Books): @
* Infographics (from www.janavendno.com): @

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