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Tik-Tok Of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum
Published By: Double9 Books
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The eighth book in L. Frank Baum's Land of Oz series is titled Tik-Tok of Oz. In order to conquer Oz, Queen Ann Soforth of Oogaboo, a tiny kingdom cut off from the rest of Winkie Country in Oz, decides to build an army. Queen Ann and her army march out of Oz after Glinda the Good, the land's guardian, magically rearranges the road across the land. The Shaggy Man plunges through the greenhouse's ceiling and uses his Love Magnet to woo the Gardener into saving everyone's lives. The Shaggy Man, Betsy, Hank, Ozga, and Polychrome battle Queen Ann and her troops.
When they invade the Nome Kingdom, the Shaggy Man, Queen Ann, and the Army of Oogaboo tumble into the Slimy Cave. The group then reaches the realm of the Great Jinjin, an immortal known by the name Tititi-Hoochoo. When Quox breaks the lock on the Nome King's neck, six eggs are released, forcing the Nome King to flee his realm. In the heart of the Forest, the Shaggy Man runs into his brother. The former Nome King cursed the brother with an ugly enchantment.
Ozga, a fairy who was once a maid, tries to break the curse first after Betsy, a mortal maid, fails. The man's brother is finally brought back to life by the fairy Polychrome's kiss.

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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: 153 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357279148
  • ISBN-13: 9789357279147
  • Item Weight: 183.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.8 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics ,Fiction / Literary