Dorothy and her friends are on another adventure in The Magic of Oz by L. Frank Baum. This time a bored Munchkin boy has discovered a secret word that can change any living thing into another form. He joins up with a bitter Nome and together they attempt to trick the beasts of Oz into waging war against the people of Oz. Meanwhile, Ozma’s friends are coming up with amazing gifts to give Ozma for her birthday.
As with the other Oz books, L. Frank Baum proves he’s a genius at writing a children’s book that is still engaging for an adult to read. It is rather predictable (nothing bad ever happens for long in Oz), but in a good way. The Magic of Oz is a short, fun read sure to delight everyone who reads it.
5 (out of 5) Stars
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