The Marvelous Land of Oz

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The Marvelous Land of Oz


The Marvelous Land of Oz

Being an account of the further adventures of the

Scarecrow and Tin Woodman

and also the strange experiences of the highly magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumpkinhead, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the story being

A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz

By

L. Frank Baum

Author of Father Goose-His Book; The Wizard of Oz; The Magical Monarch of Mo; The Enchanted Isle of Yew; The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus; Dot and Tot of Merryland etc. etc.

PICTURED BY

John R. Neil

BOOKS OF WONDER WILLIAM MORROW & COMPANY, INC. NEW YORK

Copyright 1904

by

L. Frank Baum

All rights reserved

Published, July, 1904

Author's Note

After the publication of ”The Wonderful Wizard of OZ” I began to receiveletters from children, telling me of their pleasure in reading the story andasking me to ”write something more” about the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman.At first I considered these little letters, frank and earnest though theywere, in the light of pretty compliments; but the letters continued to comeduring succeeding months, and even years.

Finally I promised one little girl, who made a long journey to see me andprefer her request,--and she is a ”Dorothy,” by the way--that when athousand little girls had written me a thousand little letters asking forthe Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman I would write the book, Either littleDorothy was a fairy in disguise, and waved her magic wand, or the success ofthe stage production of ”The Wizard of OZ” made new friends for the story,For the thousand letters reached their destination long since--and manymore followed them.

And now, although pleading guilty to long delay, I have kept my promise inthis book.

L. FRANK BAUM.

Chicago, June, 1904

To those excellent good fellows and comedians David C. Montgomery and Frank A. Stone whose clever personations of the Tin Woodman and the Scarecrow have delighted thousands of children throughout the land, this book is gratefully dedicated by THE AUTHOR

LIST OF CHAPTERS PAGETip Manufactures Pumpkinhead 7

The Marvelous Powder of Life 15

The Flight of the Fugitives 29

Tip Makes an Experiment in Magic 39

The Awakening of the Saw-horse 47

Jack Pumpkinhead's Ride to the Emerald City 59

His Majesty the Scarecrow 71

Gen. Jinjur's Army of Revolt 83

The Scarecrow Plans an escape 97

The Journey to the Tin Woodman 109

A Nickel-Plated Emperor 121

Mr. H. M. Woggle-Bug, T. E. 135

A Highly Magnified History 147

Old Mombi indulges in Witchcraft 159

The Prisoners of the Queen 169

The Scarecrow Takes Time to Think 181

The Astonishing Flight of the Gump 191

In the Jackdaw's Nest 201

Dr. Nikidik's Famous Wishing Pills 219

The Scarecrow Appeals to Glinda the Good 231

The Tin-Woodman Plucks a Rose 247

The Transformation of Old Mombi 257

Princess Ozma of Oz 265

The Riches of Content 279


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