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Having trouble getting back to my reading regimen. When that happens, it always helps to go back to children's books. I've been waiting to read this one for a long time, 35 years or so. It is the 20th Oz book by Ruth Plumly Thompson, written years after the 19 Oz books she contributed to the canon of 40 books I read as a child. It was/is published by the International Wizard of Oz Club. Unfortunately, I may have waited too long to read it; my memories of her other books have faded and I am no ...more
An avid reader of Baum's books and a lifelong children's writer, Thompson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and began her writing career in 1914 when she took a job with the Philadelphia Public Ledger; she wrote a weekly children's column for the newspaper. She had already published her first children's book, The Perhappsy Chaps, and her second, The Princess of Cozytown, was pending ...more
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