[Grampa in Oz Book 18 download] E-pub By Ruth Plumly Thompson

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Return to the wonderful world of Oz in which King Fumbo of Ragbad loses his head in a storm and Prince Tatters accompanied by the wise and wonderful old soldier Grampa sets off to find the king'. This one kind of annoyed me For one thing it was all boys except for stupid Urtha the flower fairy who did nothing but follow along sprout flowers be transformed and be sometimes cheerful and cheering and sometimes frightened Very little agency zero interesting activity I mean at one point she asks Grampa what she should do to help and he says Just be your lovely little self and stay whewre we can see you Why just to look at you makes me feel like a conuering army with banners flying Infuriating And this time the romance did bother me because she had so little personality that it was totally clear that Tatters fell in love with her only because she is lovely and delicate and cheerful and sometimes needs his help aka classically feminine Also there is Dorothy which I appreciate because I love her but even though she does some cool stuff it feels like RPT is almost throwing her in as a chore because Dorothy is the main Oz character everyone loves and so she sort of has to Or something Oh yeah also the ice princess of Isa Poso makes a brief appearance and is cold and unpleasant and does nothing In Grampa s youth young lads served in the armies of strange kings slew monsters and were rewarded with half the kingdom and the Princess hand Ugh Oz should be better than this It also doesn t endear me to GrampaSome notesThis is the first book where RPT has gotten the directions wrong putting the Munchkins in the West and the Winkies in the East for her first few books she had it rightI do love Bill Here I go by the name of Bill The weathercock is a great character and adds liveliness to the whole predictable bunch of travelersThe washerwoman tribe is a weird idea but I kind of like it Tatters is fine and his kingdom is fine None of the stuff in this book really thrilled me Next up Lost King and I hope it s better Burning Attraction romance did bother me because she had so little personality that it was totally clear that Tatters fell in love with her only because she is lovely and delicate and cheerful and sometimes needs his help aka classically feminine Also there is Dorothy which I appreciate because I love her but even though she does some cool stuff it feels like RPT is almost throwing her in as a chore because Dorothy is the main Oz character everyone loves and so she sort of has to Or something Oh yeah also the ice princess of Isa Poso makes a brief appearance and is cold and unpleasant and does nothing In Grampa s youth young lads served in the armies of strange kings slew monsters and were The Numbers Game rewarded with half the kingdom and the Princess hand Ugh Oz should be better than this It also doesn t endear me to GrampaSome notesThis is the first book where RPT has gotten the directions wrong putting the Munchkins in the West and the Winkies in the East for her first few books she had it Tall man riding. rightI do love Bill Here I go by the name of Bill The weathercock is a great character and adds liveliness to the whole predictable bunch of travelersThe washerwoman tribe is a weird idea but I kind of like it Tatters is fine and his kingdom is fine None of the stuff in this book The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory really thrilled me Next up Lost King and I hope it s better

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Grampa in Oz Book 18

Bove and below Oz and Ev Grampa and Co eventually meet Dorothy herself traveling with a Forgetful Poet in search of the missing princess of Perhaps City who has been condemned to marry a monster. This follows a theme similar to Kabumpo the young down and out prince and his aged guardian searching for a lost princess lots of adventures leading to a surprise ending Thompson s writing style is not as charming as Baum s and in this book she seems to be trying to make up for it with far too many puns inserted in the narrative many of which will be lost on modern readers the Tubbies living on Monday Mountain for example is only funny if you realize that in the old days Monday was Wash Day interesting hillbilly parody though Still as with all of the Oz books so far Elijah enjoyed it and I enjoyed reading it to him Tall man riding. readers the Tubbies living on Monday Mountain for example is only funny if you The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory realize that in the old days Monday was Wash Day interesting hillbilly parody though Still as with all of the Oz books so far Elijah enjoyed it and I enjoyed The Big Golden Book of Poetry reading it to him

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S head a fortune and a princessWith Bill a live iron weathercock they visit a Wizard's Garden and discover Urtha a lovely girl made all of flowers and proceed to fall swim explode sail and fly a. Pretty lame Oz book The author in an effort to make the Oz series her own creates her own characters but neglects the characters that L Frank Baum created the ones the readers really care about The main problem is that the characters she has created are so similar to Baum s characters that they don t seem worth the effort except for all the exhausting puns We already have a sailor with a peg leg why give us a soldier with a game leg it s literally hollow with a game set inside Based on the titles of subseuent Oz books by this author I think either the publishers directed the author or the author figured out on her own that she should concentrate on Baum s characters The Coquette and the Boarding School really care about The main problem is that the characters she has created are so similar to Baum s characters that they don t seem worth the effort except for all the exhausting puns We already have a sailor with a peg leg why give us a soldier with a game leg it s literally hollow with a game set inside Based on the titles of subseuent Oz books by this author I think either the publishers directed the author or the author figured out on her own that she should concentrate on Baum s characters


6 thoughts on “Grampa in Oz Book 18

  1. says:

    This one kind of annoyed me For one thing it was all boys except for stupid Urtha the flower fairy who did nothing but follow along sprout flowers be transformed and be sometimes cheerful and cheering and sometimes frightened Very little agency zero interesting activity I mean at one point she asks Grampa what she should do to help and he says Just be your lovely little self and stay whewre we can see you Why just to look at you makes me

  2. says:

    Pretty lame Oz book The author in an effort to make the Oz series her own creates her own characters but neglects the characters that L Frank Baum created the ones the readers really care about The main problem is that th

  3. says:

    This follows a theme similar to Kabumpo the young down and out prince and his aged guardian searching for a lost princess lots of adventures leading to a surprise ending Thompson's writing style is not as charmi

  4. says:

    Thompson seems to have decided that she wants her own characters for the Oz books and only throws in Dorothy and company for effect

  5. says:

    Founded on and Continuing The Famous Oz Stories by Frank L Baum

  6. says:

    Nowhere close to the charm magic and inventiveness of the originals These books should not be considered Oz canon

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