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Ozma of Oz - L. Frank Baum, John R. Neill
Ozma of Oz
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Readers of all ages will welcome the chance to be reunited with Dorothy Gale and such beloved characters as the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Cowardly Lion, as well as to meet new favorites such as the Hungry Tiger, whose appetite is never satisfied; Princess Langwidere, who has thirty heads;... show more
Readers of all ages will welcome the chance to be reunited with Dorothy Gale and such beloved characters as the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Cowardly Lion, as well as to meet new favorites such as the Hungry Tiger, whose appetite is never satisfied; Princess Langwidere, who has thirty heads; Billina, a talking chicken; and Tiktok, a mechanical man.Blown overboard while sailing with her uncle, Dorothy finds herself in the fairy realm of Ev. She sets out with her friends to rescue the Queen of Ev and her ten children, who have been imprisoned by the cruel Nome King. But even Ozma, the wise Ruler of Oz, is no match for the clever king, and it's up to Dorothy to save everyone from terrible danger. But will the Nome King's enchantments be too much even for the plucky little girl from Kansas?Ozma of Oz has delighted children and adults for over eighty years, and now new generations can enjoy the unforgettable characters and the surprising and funny story in this deluxe facsimile of the rare first edition, featuring forty-two of John R. Neill's full-color plates and twenty-one two- color illustrations, as well as a colorful pictorial binding.Afterword by Peter Glassman. New generations can enjoy this surprising and funny story of the rescue of the royal family of Ev from the evil Nome King in a deluxe facsimile of the rare first edition. A Books of Wonder(R) Classic.
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ISBN: 9780688066321 (0688066321)
Publisher: Books of Wonder
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#3)
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Gene
Gene rated it
3.0 Ozma of Oz
After I finished the previous book of the series my reaction was, "Where the heck is Cowardly Lion and more importantly Dorothy?" I am an adult of twenty first century, but the reactions of kids of the early twentieth century were very similar. In fact L. Frank Baum admitted this in the preface for ...
Inked Brownies
Inked Brownies rated it
4.0 Ozma of Oz
I listened to the Librivox audiobook version, read by Phil Chenevert. His voice still reminds me a bit of Harry from 3rd Rock from the Sun, but I really like the way he makes the characters come to life.Awesome children's book for adults ;-). Much better than the previous one in the series. I especi...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
3.0
As with the first two books in this series, this one was just as fun with interesting characters and creative plot points. I loved the character of Bill/Billina (although Dorothy furthered my dislike of her by suggesting the hen should change her name). I did not like how much of a role Dorothy had,...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Ozma Of Oz
I like the fact that L. Frank Baum wrote this book to appeal to all of his young fans who wanted to know what happened to Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion after book two in the series. For those who have not read books 1 and 2, please note that some details below will contain spoilers about those books...
Karen's books
Karen's books rated it
5.0 Wizard of Oz series book 3
In my local book club we will be reading and discussing The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz at our June get-together. I read that one a couple years ago at the recommendation of my son, who had read it at school. I loved it. This year I have decided to read the rest of the series, 14 in all. All I can sa...
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