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The Royal Book of Oz

The Royal Book of Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson
By: (1891-1976)

The Royal Book of Oz (1921) is the fifteenth in the series of Oz books, and the first to be written by Ruth Plumly Thompson after L. Frank Baum’s death. Although Baum was credited as the author, it was written entirely by Thompson.

The Scarecrow is upset when Professor Wogglebug tells him that he has no family, so he goes to where Dorothy Gale found him to trace his “roots.” Then he vanishes from the face of Oz.

Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion mount a search for their friend, but when that is successful, they will need to become a rescue party!

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THE ROYAL BOOK OF OZ

In which the Scarecrow goes to search for his family tree and discovers that he is the Long Lost Emperor of the Silver Island, and how he was rescued and brought back to Oz by Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion

BY

L. FRANK BAUM

ENLARGED AND EDITED BY

RUTH PLUMLY THOMPSON

ILLUSTRATED BY

JOHN R. NEILL

The Reilly & Lee Co. Chicago

Printed in the United States of America

Copyright, 1921 by The Reilly & Britton Co.

All Rights Reserved

Dear Children:

You will remember that, in the front part of Glinda of Oz, the Publishers told you that when Mr. Baum went away from this world he left behind some unfinished notes about the Princess Ozma and Dorothy and the jolly people of the Wonderful Land of Oz. The Publishers promised that they would try to put these notes together into a new Oz book for you.

Well, here it is The Royal Book of Oz.

I am sure that Mr. Baum would be pleased that Ruth Plumly Thompson, who has known and loved the Oz Stories ever since she was a little girl, has made this new Oz story, with all the Oz folks in it and true to life... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - June 14, 2014
Subject: Review
I loved this book! As ALWAYS Phil does an incredible job. (He's my favorite!) Ruth hit the nail on the head with her interpretation of franks books.


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