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Queen Zixi of Ix : Dover Children's Classics - L. FRANK BAUM

Queen Zixi of Ix

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Published: 29th August 2012
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old
Format: ePUB

Another classic of juvenile literature from the creator of The Wizard of Oz, this enchanting tale recounts an evil queen's attempts to steal a magic cloak. L. Frank Baum packs this adventure with his customary humor, inventive fantasies, and captivating characters. Includes all 90 of the original illustrations by Frederick Richardson.

Contents I. The Weaving of the Magic Ooak II. The Book of Laws ... III. The Gift of the Magic Cloak IV. King Bud of Noland V. Ptincess Fluff... VI. Bud Dispenses Justice VII. The Wings of Aunt Rivette. VIII. The Royal Reception . . IX. Jikki Has a Wish Granted X. The Counselors Wear the Magic Cloak XI. The Witch-Queen . . XII. Zixi Disguises Herself XIII. Tullyduh Rescues the Kingdom XIV. The Rout of the Army of Ix XV. The Theft of the Magic Cloak xviii CONTENTS XVI. The Plain Above the Clouds . . XVII. The Descent of the Roly-Rogues XVIII. The Conquest of Noland XIX. The Bravery of Aunt Rivette XX. In the Palace of the Witch-Queen XXI. The Search for the Magic Cloak XXII. Ruffles Carries the Silver Vial XXIII. The Destruction of the Monsters XXIV. The Sailorman's Return XXV. The Fairy-Queen
L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum, born May 15 1856, was an American author of children's books, best known for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen novel sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a host of other works (55 novels in total, plus four "lost" novels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings), and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and screen.

His works anticipated such century-later commonplaces as television, augmented reality, laptop computers (The Master Key), wireless telephones (Tik-Tok of Oz), women in high risk, action-heavy occupations (Mary Louise in the Country), and the ubiquity of advertising on clothing (Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work).

On May 5, 1919, Baum suffered from a stroke. He died quietly the next day, nine days short of his 63rd birthday.His final Oz book, Glinda of Oz, was published on July 10, 1920, a year after his death. The Oz series was continued long after his death by other authors, notably Ruth Plumly Thompson, who wrote an additional nineteen Oz books.

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ISBN: 9780486226910
ISBN-10: 0486226913
Series: Dover Children's Classics
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 231
Published: 2nd November 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Type: New edition