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The Lost Princess of Oz - L. Frank Baum, John R. Neill
The Lost Princess of Oz
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Princess Ozma is missing! When Dorothy awakens one morning to discover that the beloved ruler of the Land of Oz has disappeared, all of the Emerald City's most celebrated citizens join in the search for the lost princess.But Ozma isn't all that's gone missing. The magical treasures of Oz have... show more
Princess Ozma is missing! When Dorothy awakens one morning to discover that the beloved ruler of the Land of Oz has disappeared, all of the Emerald City's most celebrated citizens join in the search for the lost princess.But Ozma isn't all that's gone missing. The magical treasures of Oz have disappeared, too, including the Magic Picture, the Wizard's black bag, and even Glinda's Great Book of Records. With no clues to guide them, Ozma's friends separate into four search parties and spread out across their vast country in a desperate quest for their absent ruler.Deep in the Winkle Country, Dorothy's search party is soon Joined by Cayke the Cookie Cook, who has lost a magic gold dishpan, and the amazing Frogman, a man-sized frog who walks on his hind legs. Together with these new allies, Ozma's friends learn that their valued possessions aren't missing but have been stolen by a mysterious villain. If their new foe is powerful enough to steal Princess Ozma and all of their magical treasures, how will they defeat him with no magic of their own?In this 1917 addition to the Oz series, L. Frank Baum delights readers of all ages with a spellbinding mystery that involves nearly every one of the amazing cast of characters that populate America's favorite fairyland. This handsome new edition--featuring all twelve of Oz artist John R. Neill's beautiful color plates and nearly one hundred black-and-white drawings--is the perfect way to join Dorothy and her friends on this exciting journey through the endlessly intriguing Land of Oz.When Dorothy awakens one morning to discover that the beloved ruler of the Land of Oz has disappeared, all of the Emerald City's most celebrated citizens join in the search for the lost princess. This exciting mystery -- featuring the twelve original color plates and one hundred drawings -- involves nearly every one of the amazing cast of characters that populate America's favorite fairyland.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780688149758 (0688149758)
ASIN: 688149758
Publisher: Books of Wonder
Pages no: 318
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#11)
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
3.0 The Lost Princess of Oz
I'd finally broken through the long dark night of poor Oz books with Rinkitink in Oz, the books still fail to work as delights in their own right, but at least Baum feels a little free to actually experiment with his writing again. The Lost Princess of Oz has a good plot to begin with - Ozma is miss...
The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it
3.0 The Lost Princess of Oz
I've been reading this one for ages. The wear is definitely showing on this one.
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
3.0
11th in the series - the general plot is a search through Oz for the missing Ozma of Oz. Lots of the familiar lovable characters and some fun new ones too. A lot of the books are self contained and can be read independent of the series, but I wouldn't say that is the case with this book.
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