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Yankee in Oz

(Oz Continued #41)

3.69  ·  Rating details ·  42 ratings  ·  2 reviews
hardcover, 94 pages
Published 2008 by The International Wizard of Oz Club (first published 1972)
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Micki James
Nov 17, 2013 rated it liked it
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
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Mar 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, 4kids
A lovely old school story of a boy and a dog and their amazing adventures in Oz.
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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

Other books in the series

Oz Continued (1 - 10 of 35 books)
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  • Kabumpo in Oz
  • The Cowardly Lion of Oz (Oz Continued #17)
  • Grampa in Oz (Book 18)
  • The Lost King of Oz  (Oz (Thompson and others), #19)
  • The Hungry Tiger of Oz (Book 20)
  • The Gnome King of Oz (Book 21)
  • The Giant Horse of Oz (Book 22)
  • Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz (Book 23)
  • The Yellow Knight of Oz (Book 24)
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