Ozma of Oz
While traveling to Australia on a steamship with her Uncle Henry, a violent storm flings Dorothy overboard. Along with a hen named Billina, Dorothy washes up on the shores of the Land of Ev. The third book in L. Frank Baum s Oz series, Ozma of Oz tells the story of Dorothy s quest to rescue the... show more
While traveling to Australia on a steamship with her Uncle Henry, a violent storm flings Dorothy overboard. Along with a hen named Billina, Dorothy washes up on the shores of the Land of Ev. The third book in L. Frank Baum s Oz series, Ozma of Oz tells the story of Dorothy s quest to rescue the royal family of Ev from the evil Nome King.
Publish date: December 30th 2011
Publisher: Empire Books
Pages no: 140
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#3)
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 ...
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...
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,...
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...
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...