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And he acquires a watchdog named Tock and they arrive at the Word Market in Dictionopolis.
He travels to Dictionopolis, the kingdom of words, to Digitopolis, the land of numbers, escapes from the doldrums, goes astray by jumping to the Island of Conclusions and at last rescues the two princesses, Rhyme and Reason, from the Castle in the Air.
Norton Juster's "The Phantom Tollbooth" is a remarkable, endearing story about bored young Milo who climbs into his toy car, drives through an enchanted tollbooth, and sets off to explore Dictionopolis, the Valley of Sound, the dreaded Doldroms, and other lands beyond, accompanied by a watchdog named Tock.
Instead of a wardrobe or a looking glass, young Milo travels to the Kingdom of Wisdom through a magic tollbooth, where he must make sense of a war between the people of words (from Dictionopolis) and the people of numbers (from Digitoplis).
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