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Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Published August 7, 2014

Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Book info

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  • Author L. Frank Baum
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Thoughts

I think this is my favourite of the Oz series so far, it has so many interesting ideas in there - the moving carpet to cross the desert, the princess with a selection of heads to choose from, the ornament guessing game, and of course the Wheelers. I think I had a picture book that combined the previous adventures with Jack Pumpkinhead with this one, and I remember the Wheelers being absolutely terrifying.

This time round, they’re not so much, and them crumbling under the realisation that they aren’t that scary was quite fun to read!

A great book, fun and redeeming, with characters getting their comeuppance wherever necessary. Also there’s a haughty talking chicken. What’s not to like?

Rating: Unrated

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