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Ruth Plumly Thompson

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(1891 - 1976)

Ruth Plumly Thompson

Ruth Plumly Thompson was an American writer of children’s stories.



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Captain Salt in Oz (1936)

Captain Salt, former pirate, now Royal Explorer of Oz, sets out to explore the Nonestic Ocean.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Captain Salt in Oz (1990)

Captain Salt, former pirate, now the Royal Explorer of Oz sets out to explore the Nonestic Ocean.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Cowardly Lion of Oz (1923)

The Cowardly Lion is called on to rescue his friends from the wicked king of the Mudgers. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Enchanted Island of Oz (1976)

David wishes a camel could talk -- and it does! They embark on a tour of magic kingdoms, ending up in the Emerald City.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): Dick Martin

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The Giant Horse of Oz (1928)

The Ozure Isles are still under a spell cast by the evil witch Mombi who set a fire-breathing monster to keep them prisoner. Prince Philador sets out to break the enchantment and rescue Trot, who has been taken captive by the monster.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Gnome King of Oz (1927)

Unsuspectingly, Peter, a boy from Philadelphia, assists the wicked Gnome King in escaping from the island where he has been banished and who is now determined to reclaim his former kingdom and ravage Oz.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Grampa in Oz (1924)

Prince Tatters and Grampa set out to find King Fumbo’s head, save the kingdom from bankruptcy and find a suitable Princess. With the help of Dorothy and Bill, an iron weathercock, they succeed. Read online.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Handy Mandy in Oz (1937)

Handy Mandy in Oz (1937) is the thirty-first of the Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the seventeenth written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was illustrated by John R. Neill. Handy Mandy is propelled to the Land of Oz by an exploding geyser. Her seven hands astonish the Keretarians. She joins Nox the Royal Oz to search for the lost King Kerry.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Handy Mandy in Oz (1990)

Handy Mandy in Oz (1937) is the thirty-first of the Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the seventeenth written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was illustrated by John R. Neill. Handy Mandy is propelled to the Land of Oz by an exploding geyser. Her seven hands astonish the Keretarians. She joins Nox the Royal Oz to search for the lost King Kerry.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Hungry Tiger of Oz (1926)

The Hungry Tiger of Oz (1926) is the twentieth in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the sixth written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was Illustrated by John R. Neill. Betsy Bobbin and Carter Green, the vegetable man escape from Rash with Prince Evered with the help of the Hungry Tiger.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz (1929)

Peter from Philadelphia and Jack Pumpkinhead set out for the Emerald City but end up in the Quadling Country.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Kabumpo in Oz (1922)

Prince Pompa and his friend Kabumpo the elephant must save Ozma and her fairy kingdom from Ruggedo, the wicked gnome king. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Kabumpo in Oz (1998)

Prince Pompa and his friend Kabumpo the elephant must save Ozma and her fairy kingdom from Ruggedo, the wicked gnome king. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Lost King of Oz (1925)

Ozma’s father, King Pastoria is rescued from an enchantment and we see the last of the evil witch Mombi.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Ojo in Oz (1933)

Ojo and Snufferbux, a dancing bear, join Realbad and his gang to free the frozen Crystal City from the Blue Dragon.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Ozoplaning with the Wizard of Oz (1939)

The Wizard of Oz is showing off his new Ozoplanes when the Soldier with the Green Whiskers accidentally takes off with the Tin Man and Jellia Jamb. When they land on the floating island of Stratovania, the adventures begin.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Ozoplaning with the Wizard of Oz (1990)

The Wizard of Oz is showing off his new Ozoplanes when the Soldier with the Green Whiskers accidentally takes off with the Tin Man and Jellia Jamb. When they land on the floating island of Stratovania, the adventures begin.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Pirates in Oz (1931)

Peter joins Captain Salt and King Ato to oppose Ruggedo, the former Gnome King who tries again to conquer Oz.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Purple Prince of Oz (1932)

Prince Randy of Regalia is rescued from being dipped in the purple well by Kabumpo, the Elegant Elephant, and they in turn must rescue the royal family.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Royal Book of Oz (1921)

In search of his family tree the Scarecrow tumbles down through the earth to the Silver Islands. Is he really the Emperor, Chang Wang Woe? Originally credited to L. Frank Baum, The Royal Book of Oz was actually written by the young Ruth Plumly Thompson, who went on to write a total of nineteen Oz books. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Royal Book of Oz (1997)

In search of his family tree the Scarecrow tumbles down through the earth to the Silver Islands. Is he really the Emperor, Chang Wang Woe? Originally credited to L. Frank Baum, The Royal Book of Oz was actually written by the young Ruth Plumly Thompson, who went on to write a total of nineteen Oz books. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Silver Princess in Oz (1938)

King Randy of Regalia and Kabumpo the Elegant Elephant go adventuring in the Land of Oz.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Silver Princess in Oz (1990)

King Randy of Regalia and Kabumpo the Elegant Elephant go adventuring in the Land of Oz.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Speedy in Oz (1934)

Legendary Umbrella Island flies magically through the air - until it careens smack into the forehead of an extremely unpleasant giant. Meanwhile, Speed - the New York lad - is making a soaring trip skyward himself, propelled by an erupting geyser and encased in Terrybubble, the jolly, living skeleton of a huge dinosaur. It’s soon up to Speedy to save the Princess of Umbrella Island from bothe the demands of Loxo the Giant and the warring countries of Roaraway and Norroway.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Wishing Horse of Oz (1935)

King Skamperoo and Chalk, the Wishing Horse set out to conquer the Land of Oz and only Dorothy and Pigasus, the flying pig stand in their way.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Wishing Horse of Oz (1990)

King Skamperoo and Chalk, the Wishing Horse set out to conquer the Land of Oz and only Dorothy and Pigasus, the flying pig stand in their way.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Yankee in Oz (1972)

Tompy, a prep school drummer is blown to Oz by a hurricane where he meets the first American dog in space, a bull terrier named Yankee. They are soon swept up in the affairs of Oz and help rescue a kidnapped princess.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): Dick Martin

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The Yellow Knight of Oz (1930)

Sir Hokus of Pokes goes questing with the comfortable camel. When Speedy returns to Oz they join forces and do battle with the Sultan of Samandra.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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