The Gnome King Of Oz (the Wonderful Oz Books, #21) by Ruth Plumly ThompsonThe Gnome King Of Oz (the Wonderful Oz Books, #21) by Ruth Plumly Thompson

The Gnome King Of Oz (the Wonderful Oz Books, #21)

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.

Ruggedo, the wicked old Gnome King, escapes from Runaway Island and sets out to reclaim his own kingdom and ravage Oz. Together with Peter, an unsuspecting lad from Philadelphia, he discovers the magic casket of Soob the Sorcerer and a flying cloak of Invisibility.
 
Meanwhile, Scraps, the extraordinary Patchwork Girl of Oz, has been kidnapped from the Emerald City. Along with Peter, Grumpy the Bear, and Ozwold the Oztrich, she tries to save the capital of Oz before Ruggedo’s new sorcery can take effect. But it’s up to Peter and his baseball pitching skill to make the final stand against the Gnome King 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:The Gnome King Of Oz (the Wonderful Oz Books, #21)Format:PaperbackPublished:September 12, 1985Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345323580

ISBN - 13:9780345323583

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 13

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