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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz is the fourth book set in the Land of Oz (though most of the action is outside of it) written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by John R. Neill. It was published in 1908 and reunites Dorothy with the humbug Wizard from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This is one of only two of the original forty Oz books (with The Emerald City of Oz) to be illustrated with watercolor paintings. Oz is an imaginary region containing four countries under the rule of one monarch. ... Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6, 1919) was an American author, and the creator of one of the most popular books ever written in American childrens literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ... John Rea Neill (November 12, 1877 - September 13, 1943) was a childrens book illustrator primarily known for illustrating more than forty stories set in the Land of Oz, including L. Frank Baums, Ruth Plumly Thompsons, and three of his own. ... See also: 1907 in literature, other events of 1908, 1909 in literature, list of years in literature. ... // Summary Spoiler warning: Dorothy Gale is a little girl who lives on a Kansas farm with her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em, and her little dog Toto. ... The Emerald City of Oz is the sixth of L. Frank Baums fourteen Land of Oz books. ... Carl Larsson, Crayfishing, watercolor, 1897 Watercolor is a painting technique using paint made of colorants suspended or dissolved in water. ...

In 1948, forty years after the original book's publication, Capitol Records released a multi-album dramatic version, performed by a full cast. In 1993, these audio recordings were matched with the art of animator and Oz fan Rob Roy MacVeigh, as a test for an animated film that was never completed due to MacVeigh's death. The only known copy of this test film is held by the International Wizard of Oz Club, and has never been shown to the public. Jump to: navigation, search 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Capitol record by Wingy Manone Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, founded in 1942. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

The original 1908 book cover by John R. Neill.
The original 1908 book cover by John R. Neill.

Dorothy Gale, with a kitten named Eureka, is sent by her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em to visit her uncle in California who operates Hugson's Ranch. She strikes up an acquaintance with Hugson's son — and her cousin — Zeb. Dorothy, Eureka, and Zeb are riding a buggy being pulled by a cab-horse named Jim when an earthquake starts and opens a crevice beneath them that sends them hurtling into the bowels of the earth. The original 1908 cover to Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, by artist John R. Neill, reproduced for a modern facsimile edition. ... The original 1908 cover to Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, by artist John R. Neill, reproduced for a modern facsimile edition. ... Dorothy Gale is the protagonist in the fictional Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The Horse (Equus caballus) is a sizeable ungulate mammal, one of the seven modern species of the genus Equus. ... Jump to: navigation, search Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 An earthquake is a sudden and sometimes catastrophic movement of a part of the Earths surface. ...

Dorothy, Eureka, Jim, Zeb, and the buggy alight in the land of the Mangaboos, a vegetable people who accuse them of causing the Rain of Stones (what the Mangaboos call the earthquake because they're beneath the surface of the earth, and earth instead falls on them). Zeb is surprised by this strange new land, but Dorothy surmises that they're in a fairy country because they're meeting vegetable people and the animals—Jim and Eureka—are now speaking. Just as they're about to be sentenced to death by the Mangaboos, a hot air balloon falls out of the sky, and in the basket is the Wizard of Oz, whom Dorothy last met as he floated away from the Emerald City. A hot air balloon over Bristol, England, showing the wickerwork passenger basket. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Wizard of Oz (or simply The Wizard) is a fictional character in the Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum and further popularized by the classic 1939 movie. ... The fictional city of Oz as portrayed in the 1939 movie The Emerald City is the fictional capital of the Land of Oz in L. Frank Baums Oz books, first described in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ...

The Wizard brags about his showmanship and with the others' aid attempts to awe the Mangaboos into sparing their lives. After defeating their wizard Gwig by slicing him in half—and showing him, as a vegetable, completely hollow inside—he's appointed by the Mangaboo prince as their temporary wizard. The Wizard, Dorothy, and Zeb escape the fate of all intruders—to be cut up and planted—for a while when they release a Princess from the garden who assumes authority. The Prince will now lose his authority and be planted himself. But the cold Princess vows to have Jim and Eureka killed nonetheless, so they all plan to escape higher into the earth where the Mangaboos cannot follow them due to the stronger pull of gravity the further they rise. Jump to: navigation, search It has been suggested that Law of universal gravitation be merged into this article or section. ...

"Dorothy and Ozma," a watercolor plate from the book.
"Dorothy and Ozma," a watercolor plate from the book.

Dorothy, Eureka, Zeb, Jim, and the Wizard enter a beautiful green valley and the Wizard's nine tiny piglets devour an enticing fruit which they find makes them invisible. They enter a seemingly empty castle and are welcomed by invisible people, for they have entered the Valley of Voe, whose inhabitants hide from marauding bears by being invisible to them. The inhabitants of Voe help them escape the bears and explain what lies ahead, particularly the terrible Gargoyles. (A story the Voe people tell seems to indicate that by now Baum had decided that people in a fairy land don't die; even cut into pieces, an individual is still active and aware. See The Tin Woodman of Oz for another example of this.) Dorothy and Ozma, by John. ... Dorothy and Ozma, by John. ... Jump to: navigation, search Species Sus barbatus Sus bucculentus Sus cebifrons Sus celebensis Sus domesticus Sus heureni Sus philippensis Sus salvanius Sus scrofa Sus timoriensis Sus verrucosus Pigs are ungulates native to Eurasia collectively grouped under the genus Sus within the Suidae family. ... Jump to: navigation, search Fruit stall in Barcelona, Spain. ... This article needs cleanup. ... For other meanings, see Bear (disambiguation). ... A gargoyle on the Basilica of the Sacré Cœur, Paris showing the water channel In architecture, gargoyles, or gurgoyles (from the French gargouille, originally the throat or gullet, cf. ... The Tin Woodman of Oz is the twelfth Land of Oz book written by L. Frank Baum and was originally published in 1918. ...

The companions reach the base of Pyramid Mountain and meet the Braided Man halfway up. He was once a posthole digger who one day fell into a hole he'd dug and since then kept shop here, making hair braids. His facial hair has gotten so long, however, that he's had to braid it to keep from tripping. They head into the land of the Gargoyles and at first repel them successfully because the winged wooden creatures are startled by loud noises. However, they do not tire and soon imprison Dorothy and her friends. They manage to escape the Gargoyles' grasp, however, using their detached wings and Jim's guidance.

After a close encounter with the Dragonettes, baby dragons whose mother has tied their tails to a post until she returns from hunting, Dorothy suggests that she signal Ozma to bring them to Oz by using the magic belt which she'd captured from the Nome King in Ozma of Oz. She does so at a prearranged time of day, and Dorothy, the Wizard, Jeb, Eureka, and Jim arrive within the Emerald City. Princess Ozma Princess Ozma is a fictional character in the Land of Oz universe created by L. Frank Baum. ... The magic belt is an artifact mentioned in the Oz books, first introduced in Ozma of Oz. ... The Nome King is an old enemy of the characters of L. Frank Baums Oz books. ... The original 1907 book cover by John R. Neill. ...

Soon after renewing his acquaintance with the Emerald City staff and making the acquaintance of Ozma, the Wizard elects to remain in Oz permanently. The others' visit is highlighted by the wooden Saw-Horse beating Jim in a race and the trial of Eureka for eating Ozma's pet piglet gifted to her by the Wizard. Ozma then uses the magic belt to send Dorothy, Eureka, Jim, and Zeb back to California. The fictional city of Oz as portrayed in the 1939 movie The Emerald City is the fictional capital of the Land of Oz in L. Frank Baums Oz books, first described in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ...

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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (23443 words)
Dorothy was too dazed to say much, but she watched one of Jim's big ears turn to violet and the other to rose, and wondered that his tail should be yellow and his body striped with blue and orange like the stripes of a zebra.
Dorothy screamed and expected to see a terrible sight; but as the two halves of the Sorcerer fell apart on the floor she saw that he had no bones or blood inside of him at all, and that the place where he was cut looked much like a sliced turnip or potato.
Dorothy's wicker suit-case was still under the seat of the buggy, and by good fortune the boy had also placed the harness in the buggy when he had taken it off from Jim to let the horse lie down and rest.
Dorothy's Progress: The Wizard of Oz as Spiritual Allegory by David F. Godwin published by Fate Magazine 2000-04-01 (1532 words)
It was suggested some years ago that The Wizard of Oz is an allegory of Populism, a grass-roots political movement of the late 19th century involving the free coinage of silver.
When the Wizard is about to take Dorothy home in his hot-air balloon, Toto chases a cat, forces Dorothy to miss the ride, and throws her back on her own inner resources, symbolized by the ruby slippers (which, by the way, are silver shoes in the book).
Dorothy’s task is to resolve the duality between the Wizard and the Witch.
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