Twinkle and Chubbins: Their astonishing adventures in nature fairyland

Twinkle and Chubbins Their astonishing adventures in nature fairyland L Frank Baum author of The Wizard of Oz and thirteen Oz books created many other appealing fantasies for children Writing under the pseudonym of Laura Bancroft Baum related the adventure

  • Title: Twinkle and Chubbins: Their astonishing adventures in nature fairyland
  • Author: Laura Bancroft L. Frank Baum Michael Patrick Hearn Katharine M. Rogers
  • ISBN: 9780803262423
  • Page: 244
  • Format: paperback
  • L Frank Baum 1856 1919 , author of The Wizard of Oz and thirteen Oz books, created many other appealing fantasies for children Writing under the pseudonym of Laura Bancroft, Baum related the adventures of Twinkle in these stories for small children that, like the Oz books, have something to say to adults as well Growing up in the village of Edgeley on the North DaL Frank Baum 1856 1919 , author of The Wizard of Oz and thirteen Oz books, created many other appealing fantasies for children Writing under the pseudonym of Laura Bancroft, Baum related the adventures of Twinkle in these stories for small children that, like the Oz books, have something to say to adults as well Growing up in the village of Edgeley on the North Dakota prairie, Twinkle is an inquisitive little farm girl who is constantly swept away into the worlds of enchantment surrounding her She and her friend Chubbins are miniaturized by a prairie dog magician and discover the secret life of a prairie dog town Twinkle falls asleep by a woodchuck hole and suddenly finds herself the prisoner of a well dressed, very bourgeois Mr Woodchuck In another tale, Twinkle s murderous crow pays a dear price for his actions Climbing Sugar Loaf Mountain in the Ozarks, Twinkle and Chubbins enter a world of sugar people, whose society mirrors that of humans in some unsettling ways In Policeman Bluejay, the children are transformed into larks by the hideous tuxix, are befriended by Policeman Bluejay, and enter a world of birds that casts disturbing light on the world of humans Originally, all of these stories were published separately Baum wanted them to be reissued in a single volume, as they are here for the first time.

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    • L. Frank Baum, using the name Laura Bancroft, wrote these six stories in 1905 as separate booklets which were later published together in 1911 as this book. The color illustrations are by Frank Lloyd Wright's younger sister Maginel Wright Enright.In this collection of short stories Twinkle is a girl living on the North Dakota prairie whose magical adventures concerning the animals she meets there are brought on by her tendency towards narcolepsy and vivid dreaming. Baum uses the animals' behavio [...]


    • It took me forever to find this book on here; I thought it was called The Twinkle Tales. I love this book; surprisingly, it's the only book by Baum I really enjoy. It combines nonsense and fey-lore into something definitely worth reading. If you like the Spiderwick books, Sisters Grimm, 13 Curses, or really anything having to do with faerie magic, I deeply recommend this book. It reminds me of Alice in Wonderland by Carroll; but, where Alice in Wonderland simply drives me up the wall if I read i [...]


    • Cute short stories originally published by "Laura Bancroft" (Baum's pseudonym) and illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright (sister of Frank Lloyd and mother of Elizabeth Enright). You can see many of the same influences in his Oz stories, but still worth reading.


    • While these stories are very good, it's easy to see why they were not as enduring as the Oz books. First, the confusion of the pseudonym kept Baum fans from knowing about the stories. Second, they are in a very dated style. The children are so passive in some of the stories, they are more travelogue than adventure. They get to see a prairie dog town, a city made of sugar, and other magical places, but rarely do they get to DO anything of significance. Even in the longest story, their only active [...]


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