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by Thompson, Ruth Plumly.

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TitleThe Cowardly Lion of Oz
Author / Responsible partyThompson, Ruth Plumly.
CollectionChildren's Fiction
GenreChildren's fiction.
TopicsChildren's fiction. Legends Fairy tales Myths
Intended AudienceChild/Juvenile
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


The Cowardly Lion, always fearful, has become even more afraid than usual and is convinced that he has lost the courage the Wizard of OZ gave him man years ago. To remedy this he decides to follow the dubious advice from the Scrapwork Girl, to 'find someone who has courage and swallow him up'. Unfortunately the King of the little known country of Mudge wants him captured and added to his lion collection. Naturally new characters, all funny and fun, join in the collision of intents and purposes as only in t he magical land of OZ can they do so. Exciting, funny and fabulous this tale will enchant you with its whimsy and wit. Will our dear Cowardly Lion actually swallow someone:? Will he be captured and added to the zoo of the Mudgers? Listen and be delighted with it all works out.

Additional Information

System control numberS14028
Original Print PublisherChicago : The Reilly & Lee Co., 1923
Series statementBook 17 of the Wizard of Oz series
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 17 of the Wizard of Oz series
NarratorPhil Chenevert
Narrator NamePhil Chenevert
Participant or performer notePhil Chenevert
Narrators GenderMale narrator