Glinda of Oz [Illustrated]

Glinda of Oz [Illustrated]

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Glinda of Oz [Illustrated] by L. Frank Baum, John R. Neill

Eltanin Publishing's Oz Series - #14

~~ includes ALL the original illustrations (over 120) by John R. Neill, many of them in color, and a new Preface by Oz expert and Eltanin Editor Joseph Nusbaum. ~~

From the Editor's Preface:
"L. Frank Baum penned Glinda of Oz amidst a 'long and confining illness,' as he described it in his final introductory note "To My Readers" in his prior Oz book, The Magic of Oz. Baum then promised his readers to continue "the Oz Books... as long as I am able to write them..." He did continue, completing Glinda before he died on May 6, 1919. The Magic of Oz was published one month after his death, and Glinda of Oz was issued the following year. ... Glinda of Oz has been noted for its naturalism in contrast to the earlier Oz books. In it, Dorothy and Ozma set out on their own without the aid of manufactured, ambulating folk and magical animals. Perhaps tied to this naturalism, the settings in Glinda are a marked transition from fantasy to that of science-fiction: submersible cities, submarine boats, and steel compounds that can be fashioned into a mobilized city infrastructure. In all of this, Baum seems to be leaving the childlike fairy-story elements of talking animals and fantastic companions behind. Instead, the protagonists rely on scientific advancement, ingenuity, and ultimately friendship and the wisdom of elders to see them through...."

Glinda of Oz is the 14th book in the Oz series. We (Eltanin Publishing) have also published:

~ The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (#1)
~ The Marvelous Land of Oz (#2)
~ Ozma of Oz (#3)
~ Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (#4)
~ The Road to Oz (#5)
~ The Emerald City of Oz (#6)
~ The Patchwork Girl of Oz (#7)
~ Tik-Tok of Oz (#8)
~ The Scarecrow of Oz (#9)
~ Rinkitink in Oz (#10)
~ The Lost Princess of Oz (#11)
~ The Tin Woodman of Oz (#12)
~ The Magic of Oz (#13)

Also by L. Frank Baum, our fully-illustrated version of "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus" including the short story "A Kidnapped Santa Claus". The easiest way to find all of our books is to simply search on "Eltanin Publishing" on the Barnes & Noble website, or use this link:

~~ This book is DRM-free, which means you can buy it and then convert it to other formats for all your ereading devices! ~~

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149868285
Publisher: Eltanin Publishing
Publication date: 02/10/2015
Series: Eltanin Publishing's Oz Series , #14
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 279
Sales rank: 525,805
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Date of Birth:

May 15, 1856

Date of Death:

May 6, 1919

Place of Birth:

Chittenango, New York

Place of Death:

Hollywood, California


Attended Peekskill Military Academy and Syracuse Classical School

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Glinda of Oz 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
OzzyMF More than 1 year ago
I love the illustrations. (pictures) The size is smaller than The Treasury of Oz but the print inside is larger.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love it <3 :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im dead you idiot! I was killed by your sister greeneye. Trying to save dorothys life, but unforturaltly she was killed before my eyes went out im so very sorry glinda for your loss.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its a shame he didnt live longer. He was/is an amazing author.
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customer2 More than 1 year ago
awesome book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Looking for the oz book so i can read the book before the move love books the bible of oz is so good if thay do not have it i will b bad bad bad bad- cheyanne (:) i have not read this book is it good i have a kid that LOVES books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The last of Baums Oz books