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The Scarecrow of Oz

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Come along on a magical journey to Oz with a whole new group of intrepid adventurers.

Trot, a young girl from California, and her peg-legged sailor friend, Cap'n Bill, find themselves on a perilous and exciting voyage when a whirlpool leaves them stranded in an underwater cave. There they are befriended by a most curious creature--the Ork. With four paddle-like wings, legs like a stork's, a parrot's head, and a tail like a propeller, the Ork proves to be a very welcome and helpful companion.

After escaping the cave, the three friends make their way to the magical Land of Mo, where it snows popcorn and rains lemonade. Here they find Button-Bright--lost once again and eager to join in their adventures.

Together, the four travel across the deadly desert and into the Land of Oz, only to find themselves in new troubles with the scowling King Krewl and Blinkie, a wicked witch. But when everything seems its worst, who should come to their rescue but the Scarecrow of Oz himself! Thanks to the Scarecrow's wondrous brains, our friends just might have a chance to prevail against their heartless enermes.

With twelve glowing color plates and over one hundred black-and-white drawings by Oz artist John R. Neill, this beautiful reproduction of the rare 1915 first edition is sure to be a welcome addition to every family's library.Afterword by Peter Glassman. Join young Trot and her peg-legged sailor friend, Cap'n Bill, as they are swept off the high seas and into enchanted realms of excitement and adventure. When Cap'n Bill is transformed into a grasshopper by the wicked witch Blinkie, it's up to Scarecrow to save the day. A Books of Wonder Classic.

Synopsis:

The adventures of Trot and Cap'n Bill take them to Oz where they help solve the problem of Pom, whose truelove's heart has been turned to ice by witches.

About the Author

L[yman] Frank Baum, born in Chittenango, New York, in 1856, tried his hand at numerous professions but didn't discover until the age of forty that his true talent lay in writing of fantastic tales. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the first of the fourteen full-length Oz novels, is his most famous work, but he is also known for his many other fantasies and pseudonymous books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688147198
ill.:
Neill, John R.
Author:
Neill, John R.
Author:
n R.
Author:
Baum, L. Frank
Author:
Neill, Joh
Author:
by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Books of Wonder
Series Volume:
no. 52
Publication Date:
19970425
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6.75 in 33.36 oz
Age Level:
100

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