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John R. Neill

Author, Illustrator

(1877 - 1943)

John R. Neill

John Rea Neill was a magazine and children’s book illustrator primarily known for illustrating more than forty stories set in the Land of Oz, including L. Frank Baum’s, Ruth Plumly Thompson’s, and three of his own.



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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 on line at Hathitrust.

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

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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (1908)

Dorothy is precipitated into the bowels of the earth by a California earthquake along with her friend Zeb, a farm boy, Eureka the kitten and Jim the cab-horse. She meets the Wizard and they make their way to Oz after many adventures.

Read on line at gutenberg.org.

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

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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (1984)

Dorothy is precipitated into the bowels of the earth by a California earthquake along with her friend Zeb, a farm boy, Eureka the kitten and Jim the cab-horse. She meets the Wizard and they make their way to Oz after many adventures.

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

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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (1990)

Dorothy is precipitated into the bowels of the earth by a California earthquake along with her friend Zeb, a farm boy, Eureka the kitten and Jim the cab-horse. She meets the Wizard and they make their way to Oz after many adventures.

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

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The Emerald City of Oz (1910)

Aunt Em and Uncle Henry have joined Dorothy in Oz. While they are enjoying a tour of their new home, the evil Nome King is tunneling under the Deadly Desert in his scheme to conquer the Emerald City.

Read on line at Hathitrust.

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

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The Emerald City of Oz (1993)

Aunt Em and Uncle Henry have joined Dorothy in Oz. While they are enjoying a tour of their new home, the evil Nome King is tunneling under the Deadly Desert in his scheme to conquer the Emerald City.

Read on line at Hathitrust.

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

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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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Glinda of Oz (1920)

Princess Ozma and Dorothy travel to an obscure corner of the Land of Oz, in order to prevent a war between the Skeezers and the Flatheads and find themselves imprisoned on the Skeezers’ glass-covered island, which has been magically submerged to the bottom of its lake.

Read on line at Hathitrust.

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

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Glinda of Oz (2000)

Princess Ozma and Dorothy travel to an obscure corner of the Land of Oz, in order to prevent a war between the Skeezers and the Flatheads and find themselves imprisoned on the Skeezers’ glass-covered island, which has been magically submerged to the bottom of its lake.

Read on line at Hathitrust.

 

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
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.

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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 on line 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 on line at archive.org.

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

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King Arthur and His Knights (1924)

This version of the story of King Arthur is taken from Malory by an expert in medieval literature.

Author(s): Philip Schuyler Allen
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill
Mead Schaeffer

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