Return to Oz

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Random House, May 1, 1985 - Fiction - 214 pages
2 Reviews
Dorothy returns to Oz during a storm only to find that the magical kingdom has been conquered by the evil Nome King and Mombi the Witch, and she sets out with the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and other new friends to find the rightful ruler

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

This is based off of a movie from my childhood. Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Since I was a huge fan of The Wizard of Oz, I pounced on the sequel as soon as I saw it in the store. It was tied into a movie and both the book and movie were rather dark. I do remember reading this book the morning that I took the SSAT(Secondary Schools Admissions Test) in the 6th grade. Read full review


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Joan D. Vinge, 1948 - Joan Dennison Vinge was born April 2, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland to Seymour W. Dennison, an engineer, and Carol Erwin, an executive secretary. Vinge attended San Kiego State University and received a B.A. in anthropology, with highest honors. She was married to author Vernor S. Vinge from 1972-1979. Vinge began writing professionally in 1973 and her first story, "Tin Soldier," appeared in Orbit 14 in 1974. Her story, "Eyes of Amber," won the 1977 Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novelette. Her novel "The Snow Queen" won the Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel in 1981, "Psion" was named a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association and "Return of the Jedi Storybook" was the #1 bestseller on the New York Times Book Review List for two months.

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