The Gelatinous Giant is a huge giant whom Milo, Tock, and the Humbug encounter in the Mountains of Ignorance. They wander into his hand, where he picks them up and threatens to eat them. Milo gets the giant to put them down by offering ideas and showing him the words from King Azaz—change, and ideas, are too frightening for the giant.
The Gelatinous Giant Character Timeline in The Phantom Tollbooth
The timeline below shows where the character The Gelatinous Giant appears in The Phantom Tollbooth. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 17. Unwelcoming Committee
Chapter 19. The Return of Rhyme and Reason
...and safety ahead as the demons close in behind him. The Terrible Trivium and the Gelatinous Giant urge their fellows on—and the Dilemma looks ready to catch someone on his horns. The... (full context)