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How to Succeed in Ozian Politics

When Benny, the living statue from Boston in Ruth Plumly Thompson’s The Giant Horse of Oz, arrives in Oz, he asks the Scarecrow if the country is a republic. The straw man replies, “Indeed not! We are a magic monarchy … Continue reading

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Shoe-Be-Do

If you needed further evidence that the Oz books written by John R. Neill are even crazier than the rest of the lot, Jack Pumpkinhead has a bunch of singing shoes that put on concerts. He refers to them as … Continue reading

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