Glinda of Oz

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GLINDA OF OZ

In which are related the Exciting Experiences of Princess
Ozma of Oz, and Dorothy, in their hazardous journey
to the home of the Flatheads, and to the Magic
Isle of the Skeezers, and how they were
rescued from dire peril by the
sorcery of Glinda the
Good


BY
L. FRANK BAUM
"Royal Historian of Oz"




TO OUR READERS

Glinda the Good, lovely Sorceress of the Land of Oz and friend of Princess Ozma and Dorothy, has lots of personal acquaintances who want to know more about her. So, in the new Oz story, Mr. L. Frank Baum, Royal Historian of Oz, has written a whole book about how Glinda and the Wizard worked with all their might to save the Princess and Dorothy from the dire dangers which threatened them when they went among the warring tribes of the Flatheads and Skeezers.

The wicked Queen Coo-ee-oh, a vain and evil witch, was really to blame for all the trouble. She surely succeeded in getting every one on the magic, glass-domed island of the Skeezers into amazing difficulties. When Mr. Baum tells you how worried everybody in the Land of Oz felt about the Princess Ozma and Dorothy and what wonderful sorcery Glinda had to perform to save them, you'll be thrilled with excitement and admiration. He reveals the most hidden mysteries of magic.

Mr. Baum did his best to answer all the letters from his small earth-friends before he had to leave them, but he couldn't answer quite all, for there were very many. In May, nineteen hundred nineteen, he went away to take his stories to the little child-souls who had lived here too long ago to read the Oz stories for themselves.

We are sorry he could not stay here and we are sad to tell you this is his last complete story. But he left some unfinished notes about the Princess Ozma and Dorothy and the Oz people and we promise that some day we will put them all together like a picture puzzle and give you more stories of the wonderful Land of Oz.

Cordially, your friends,
The Publishers.




This Book
is Dedicated
to

My Son
Robert Stanton Baum


CONTENTS


CHAPTER

  1. The Call to Duty
  2. Ozma and Dorothy
  3. The Mist Maidens
  4. The Magic Tent
  5. The Magic Stairway
  6. Flathead Mountain
  7. The Magic Isle
  8. Queen Coo-ee-oh
  9. Lady Aurex
  10. Under Water
  11. The Conquest of the Skeezers
  12. The Diamond Swan
  13. The Alarm Bell
  14. Ozma's Counsellors
  15. The Great Sorceress
  16. The Enchanted Fishes
  17. Under the Great Dome
  18. The Cleverness of Ervic
  19. Red Reera, the Yookoohoo
  20. A Puzzling Problem
  21. The Three Adepts
  22. The Sunken Island
  23. The Magic Words
  24. Glinda's Triumph


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1919, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 99 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.