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Encyclopedia > Ojo the Lucky

Ojo is a character from the fictional Oz book series by L. Frank Baum. He first appeared in The Patchwork Girl of Oz. Ojo is a Munchkin who lived with his uncle, Unc Nunkie in the Blue Forest located in the Munchkin Country. Ojo commonly refered to himself as Ojo the Unlucky because he was born on Friday the 13th, was left-handed, had a wart, and bad luck seemed to follow him wherever he went. However, the Scarecrow officially deemed him Ojo the Lucky after hearing these reasons because he believed Ojo's bad luck was due to a self-fulfilling prophecy. Oz is an imaginary region containing four countries under the rule of one monarch. ... // Baums childhood and early life Frank was born in Chittenango, New York, into a family of German origin, the seventh of nine children born to Cynthia Stanton and Benjamin Ward Baum, only five of whom survived into adulthood. ... The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum, is a childrens novel, the seventh set in the Land of Oz. ... Alternate meanings: see Munchkin (disambiguation) The word munchkin was first coined by L. Frank Baum in his 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ... Unc Nunkie is a character from the fictional Oz book series by L. Frank Baum. ... Look up paraskavedekatriaphobia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... People who are left-handed are more dextrous with their left hand than with their right hand: they will probably also use their left hand for tasks such as personal care, cooking, and so on. ... A wart is a generally small, rough, cauliflower-like growth, typically on hands and feet. ... Scarecrows in a rice paddy in Japan A scarecrow is a device (traditionally a mannequin) that is used to discourage birds like crows from disturbing crops. ... A self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that, in being made, actually causes itself to become true. ...


Ojo later starred in his own book, Ojo in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Although Ojo is a Munchkin, he seems to be taller than the Munchkins Dorothy met during her first trip to Oz. Cover of Ojo in Oz Ojo in Oz (1933) is the twenty-seventh of the Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and the thirteenth written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. ...



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