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Wishing Horse of Oz

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Wishing Horse of Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson is a delightful continuation of L. Frank Baum's magical Oz series. The story follows Jellia Jamb, the famous palace maid of the Emerald City, as she embarks on a thrilling adventure to find a mysterious wishing horse that has the power to grant wishes.

Thompson's writing captures the whimsical and fantastical essence of the Oz universe, transporting readers to a world filled with talking animals, magical creatures, and enchanting landscapes. The character development is well-done, with Jellia Jamb proving to be a courageous and resourceful protagonist as she navigates through various challenges and obstacles.

The plot is engaging and fast-paced, keeping readers on the edge of their seats as they follow Jellia Jamb's quest to find the wishing horse and overcome the villainous schemes of the wicked witch. The book is filled with humor, heartwarming moments, and valuable life lessons, making it a perfect read for both children and adults.

Overall, Wishing Horse of Oz is a charming and captivating addition to the beloved Oz series, showcasing Thompson's talent for storytelling and her ability to bring the magical world of Oz to life. Fans of fantasy and adventure will thoroughly enjoy this enchanting tale filled with wonder and excitement.

Book Description:
Magic wishing emeralds mysteriously arrive in the little kingdom of Skampavia. King Skamperoo immediately confiscates them and wishes to become the Emperor of Oz, with his magic horse Chalk as his advisor. All the residents of Oz are enchanted to forget Ozma and their own rulers, except for Dorothy and Pigasus the flying pig. Can Dorothy and Pigasus break the enchantment and rescue Princess Ozma? Will they forge an unlikely alliance with the Gnome King? And who is the real owner and possessor of the secret of the wishing emeralds?

The Wishing Horse of Oz is the twenty-ninth in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum.

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