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I’ll Drink to That

It might be interesting to make a list of all the food and drink in which characters in the Oz books partake, but I’m not going to do that just now. I do, however, want to mention a few drinks … Continue reading

Posted in Dick Martin, Eloise Jarvis McGraw, Food, John R. Neill, L. Frank Baum, Oz, Oz Authors, Rachel Cosgrove Payes, Ruth Plumly Thompson | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Keep on Rockin’ in a Tree World

Trees bearing unusual items are a regular occurrence in the Oz series, so it’s kind of interesting that they weren’t really part of Oz as it was first envisioned. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has fighting trees, but otherwise trees … Continue reading

Posted in L. Frank Baum, Melody Grandy, Oz, Oz Authors, Ruth Plumly Thompson | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Babylon Bound

A book I recently read, Diana Wynne Jones’s Deep Secret, makes heavy use of a nursery rhyme that’s apparently quite common in the United Kingdom, and dates back to at least the nineteenth century. The rhyme is as follows: How … Continue reading

Posted in Chris Dulabone, Christianity, Diana Wynne Jones, History, Judaism, Middle East, Nursery Rhymes, Oz, Oz Authors, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments