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The lost princess of Oz
by L. Frank Baum ; illustrated by John R. Neill.
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New York : Books of Wonder : William Morrow, 1998.
318 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
An unabridged reprint of the original published in 1917. When Princess Ozma and all the magic of the Land of Oz are mysteriously stolen away, Dorothy and the other residents of Oz are determined to find their missing ruler and the thief responsible for her disappearance.
Not Just for Children Anymore!, 2001 ; Children's Book Council; United States
Linnea Hendrickson (Children's Literature) Princess Ozma and the magical treasures of Oz are missing, and Dorothy and her friends, many of them familiar from the previous Oz books, must find them! This new facsimile edition of a book that Peter Glassman in his afterword calls "one of Baum's best," also introduces the new characters Frogman, Cayke, the Lavender Bear, and the villain Ugu. Accompanied by twelve of Neill's color plates and nearly one hundred black-and-white drawings, this addition to the Books of Wonder list of reprints of classic titles will be welcomed by Oz lovers of all ages. 1998 (orig. 1917), Books of Wonder/Morrow, $24.00 and $8.95. Ages 7 to 12.