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Sky Island

By: L. Frank Baum
Published By: Double9 Books
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In this enthralling story by the "royal historian of Oz," a little girl named Trot and an elderly sailor named Cap'n Bill continue their adventures following their trip to the Sea Fairies. Trot, Cap'n Bill, and their companion, a young kid named Button-bright, were pleased to leave Sky Island, a marvelous fairyland in sky country, after experiencing some bad experiences there.
The three travelers are transported to this island in the sky by a magical umbrella. There, they meet the six snub-nosed princesses, find the King's treasure chamber, run into a blue wolf, meet Tourmaline the poverty Queen, and Rosalie the Witch, and ultimately return home after a protracted voyage. This volume is a pleasant addition to Dover's popular series of Oz novels and will please both seasoned Oz readers and those unfamiliar with L. Frank Baum's fantastical worlds

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L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum was an American writer best known for his children's books, especially The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels. He wrote 14 novels in the Oz series, plus 41 other novels, 83 short stories, above 200 poems, and at least 42 scripts. He made many attempts to lead his works to the stage and screen; the 1939 adaptation of the first Oz book became a milestone of 20th-century cinema. Baum was born on 15 May 1856, near Syracuse, New York. His father, Benjamin, was a rich oil businessman, and young Frank developed in comfort. As a young child Frank was teached at home with his kins, but at the age of 12 he was sent to study at Peekskill Military Academy. He followed a variety of careers varying from acting to newspaper reporting to theatrical management to writing plays. Baum married Maud Gage, daughter of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a famous women's suffrage campaigner. His famous works are Mother Goose, Father Goose, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The Master Key, etc. He made and headed The Oz Film Manufacturing Company in 1914. Baum expired on 6 May 1919 and was buried in Glendale, California.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 167 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357279210
  • ISBN-13: 9789357279215
  • Item Weight: 200.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.55 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Sea Stories