The Emerald City of Oz
Publish date: March 15th 2002
Publisher: Mundus Artium Press
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#6)
Dorothy’s Aunt and Uncle are in trouble at the farm. They do not have enough money to pay everything and they might be expulsed. Dorothy says to them they could go and live in Oz with her and Ozma agrees to that. So, once again, we found ourselves in the beautiful Land of Oz where Dorothy is going t...
I love the Morrow Books of Wonder editions. This one has green metallic ink on the main illustrations. Magic!
I want Ozma to fail. For completely different reasons of course than the Nomes, the Whimsies, the Growleywogs, and the Phanfasms, but the end result is about the same.The Oz books started to get better with The Emerald City, but my crabby grown-uptitude about continuity and plot and something meaty...
Ah yes, the Nome King gets angry and tries to invade OZ (with three of his most dangerous buddies), but all is saved by dues ex machina. This is the closest OZ ever came to any real danger and also one of the better plotlines Baum ever had. Interspersed with that plot is the one where Dorothy and h...
Dorothy's aunt and uncle come to Oz after failing to make the farm work. It was just to much "oh, everyone is good and happy in Oz" in one chapter while the next shows some neerdowell getting together all the malcontent elements of Oz. Baum just contradicted himself and it was all extremely, too muc...