Ozma of Oz

A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of

Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin

Woodman, Tiktok, the Cowardly Lion and

the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good

People too Numerous to Mention

Faithfully Recorded Herein

by L. Frank Baum

The Author of The Wizard of Oz,

The Land of Oz, etc.

Author's Note
 My friends the children are responsible for this new "Oz Book," as they were for the last one, which was called The Land of Oz. Their sweet little letters plead to know "more about Dorothy"; and they ask: "What became of the Cowardly Lion?" and "What did Ozma do afterward?"--meaning, of course, after she became the Ruler of Oz. And some of them suggest plots to me, saying: "Please have Dorothy go to the Land of Oz again"; or, "Why don't you make Ozma and Dorothy meet, and have a good time together?" Indeed, could I do all that my little friends ask, I would be obliged to write dozens of books to satisfy their demands. And I wish I could, for I enjoy writing these stories just as much as the children say they enjoy reading them.

Well, here is "more about Dorothy," and about our old friends the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, and about the Cowardly Lion, and Ozma, and all the rest of them; and here, likewise, is a good deal about some new folks that are queer and unusual. One little friend, who read this story before it was printed, said to me: "Billina is REAL OZZY, Mr. Baum, and so are Tiktok and the Hungry Tiger."

If this judgment is unbiased and correct, and the little folks find this new story "real Ozzy," I shall be very glad indeed that I wrote it. But perhaps I shall get some more of those very welcome letters from my readers, telling me just how they like "Ozma of Oz." I hope so, anyway.




Chapter 1: The Girl in the Chicken Coop
Chapter 2: The Yellow Hen
Chapter 3: Letters in the Sand
Chapter 4: Tiktok, the Machine Man
Chapter 5: Dorothy Opens the Dinner Pail
Chapter 6: The Heads of Langwidere
Chapter 7: Ozma of Oz to the Rescue
Chapter 8: The Hungry Tiger
Chapter 9: The Royal Family of Ev
Chapter 10: The Giant with the Hammer
Chapter 11: The Nome King
Chapter 12: The Eleven Guesses
Chapter 13: The Nome King Laughs
Chapter 14: Dorothy Tries to be Brave
Chapter 15: Billina Frightens the Nome King
Chapter 16: Purple, Green and Gold
Chapter 17: The Scarecrow Wins the Fight
Chapter 18: The Fate of the Tin Woodman
Chapter 19: The King of Ev
Chapter 20: The Emerald City
Chapter 21: Dorothy's Magic Belt

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