Jack Pumpkinhead Of Oz (the Wonderful Oz Books, #23) by Ruth Plumly ThompsonJack Pumpkinhead Of Oz (the Wonderful Oz Books, #23) by Ruth Plumly Thompson

Jack Pumpkinhead Of Oz (the Wonderful Oz Books, #23)

byRuth Plumly Thompson

Paperback | September 12, 1985

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Return to L. Frank Baum’s wonderful world of Oz with this illustrated children’s book series.

Peter, the lad from Philadelphia, joins forces with Jack Pumpkinhead to rescue Ozma and the Emerald City from conquest by Mogodore, the infamous Red Baron of Baffleburg. Even with the help of Belfaygor of Bourne, whose beard grows at an alarming rate, and the consistently charming and rhyming Iffin—which, as everyone knows, is a griffin who’s lost his grrrr—their efforts seem in vain.
 
The horrendous Scare City, an enchanted pirate sack that can scoop up entire armies, a magic dinner bell, and a forbidden flagon are mixed up in the adventure, too—but it takes the legendary Red Jinn of Ev to provide the red magic that could help Jack Pumpkinhead save the Land of Oz.
 
Praise for the Oz series
 
“Where the young stay young and the old grow young forever—these books are for readers of all ages.”—Ray Bradbury
 
“The land of Oz has managed to fascinate each new generation. . . . The Oz books continue to exert their spell . . . and those who read [them] are often made what they were not—imaginative, tolerant, alert to wonders.”—Gore Vidal
 
“I was raised with the Oz books, and their enchantment, humor and excitement remain with me. They are still a joy and a treasure. I welcome this Oz revival.”—Stephen R. Donaldson
Best known as the author of the Wizard of Oz series, Lyman Frank Baum was born on May 15, 1856, in New York. When Baum was a young man, his father, who had made a fortune in oil, gave him several theaters in New York and Pennsylvania to manage. Eventually, Baum had his first taste of success as a writer when he staged The Maid of Arran...
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Title:Jack Pumpkinhead Of Oz (the Wonderful Oz Books, #23)Format:PaperbackPublished:September 12, 1985Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345323602

ISBN - 13:9780345323606

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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