Tails of the Cowardly Lion and Friends Publication List

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51.) The Rubber Ostriches of Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Sam Milazzo.
This exciting new volume picks up where Greg Hunter’s Two Terrific Tales of Oz (#40) left off. On the way to Oz, a lovable rubber Ostrich named Oscar meets a renegade robot! Queen Ozma of Oz and a host of characters from L. Frank Baum’s John Dough and the Cherub also join in the fun. To order, go to Lulu!

50.) The Silver Shoes of Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques. Illustrated by Chris Sterling.
After thirty years, it’s finally back in print! The Silver Shoes, believed to be lost forever, have been rediscovered! Join the Patchwork Girl and Betsy Bobbin as they take the Shoes on a rollicking adventure! To order, go to Lulu!

49.) Under the Influence of Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Patricia A. Telles.
The thrilling sequel to Xiques and Dulabone’s Havenly Dreams Beneath Oz! Journey back to Goblin Grotto, the mysterious land below Oz. The Cowardly Lion and Tik-Tok the clockwork man pay a visit to Heartbreak Hostel, haven for the Grotto’s homeless and downtrodden. But all is not well, for something is making the Hostel’s residents begin to lose their memories—indeed, to forget their very identities. To order, go to Lulu!

48.) The Cardboard King in Oz by Gil S. Joel. Illustrated by S.P. Maldonado.
Kind of a sequel to Gil S. Joel’s The Healing Power of Oz. Follow the stories of characters like Willie Lie, a robin named Williams, B.D. the junkyard dog, Terrido the Nome, a pair of pterodactyls named Ruthie and Toothy, and the Cardboard King: the King of Spades. To order, go to Lulu!

47.) The Umbrellaphant in Oz by Carol P. Silva and Marin Elizabeth Xiques. Illustrated by Shawn P. Maldonado.
Join Umbo, the flying elephant from Captain Salt in Oz, as he tries to keep the three-eyed wicked witch first introduced in Ridiculous Rivals in Oz from enslaving the animals from the Springbok Forest. To order, go to Lulu!

46.) Fairy Wand of Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Carol P. Silva. Illustrated by David T. St. Albans.
Kelly, first introduced in Hurray for Oz, is back! This time, she’s switched places with Queen Ozma to give the fairy monarch a week’s vacation from the often tiresome job of ruling Oz. Kelly’s having a great time with her old friends, including Kabumpo, the Elegant Elephant. But what happens when Kelly is accused of being an impostor—and she’s lost all contact with the real Ozma? To order, go to Lulu!

45.) ...And Justice for Oz by Lark Vandergrace. Illustrated by Jared Davis.
This gorgeous hardcover book, which boasts a full-color dust jacket, picks up where Take Me Back to Oz by Lisa McFauh-Queppe left off. Two Winged Monkeys are in search of their missing leader, aided by the Scarecrow and the Patchwork Girl. Meanwhile the Monkeys
 land has been taken over by a pair of tyrants who are making life a misery for the once-happy simians. Danger and excitement abound at every turn! Will all end happily—especially if not even Queen Ozma can tell where the Monkeys leader is? To order, go to Lulu!

44.) Take Me Back to Oz by Lisa McFauh-Queppe. Illustrated by Darrell Colt Spradlyn.
The leader of the Winged Monkeys is missing! Not even Queen Ozma can tell where the wayward monkey has disappeared to. Scraps, the Patchwork Girl, and the Scarecrow set off with two of the Winged Monkeys in search of their leader. Along the way, they meet a green giant—and a princess in a tower who's not quite Rapunzel. Join the whirlwind of adventures through some of the strangest parts of Oz, and beyond! This is the long-awaited sequel to The Marvelous Monkeys of Oz (Buckethead Enterprises of Oz list #43). But even if you’ve never read Marvelous Monkeys, you won’t be able to put down this thrilling page-turner! To order, go to Lulu!

43.) Colorful Corniness in Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Marin and Chris, too.
A bumbling family of painters has a series of silly adventures, including meetings with the Scarecrow and the Patchwork Girl. Full-color illustrations and photos throughout! To order, go to Lulu!

42.) 20,000 Leagues Under Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Melanie Rebecca Mendoza Tracy.
An adventure with the Patchwork Girl...a cruel spell cast by the Wicked Witch of the West...a meeting with the Rainbow’s Daughter...an encounter with mermaids...a journey to the underground world of Goblin Grotto...a visit to a giant sea serpent known as King Anko... all of these come together in this Ozzy tale. It starts when Paxton, a pig living on an Ozian farm, dreams of going on a sea voyage with Captain Salt, Royal Explorer of Oz. Find out what happens when Queen Ozma helps to make Paxton’s wish come true.

40.) Two Terrific Tales of Oz by Greg Hunter. Illustrated by Kevin Carr.
Betsy Bobbin of Oz is about how Betsy finds her parents with the help of her living doll, Pearl. Along the way, they meet a fiery new friend and a giant foe of a silkworm! Unc Nunkie and the White King of Oz tells how Unc and Ojo make a trip to the King of the White Mountains.

39.) Bucketheads in Oz by Greg GickMelody GrandyGreg HunterPhyllis Ann Karr, Chuck Sabatos, Deen Shumate, Jim Vander Noot, and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by S.P. Maldonado.
This exciting new book picks up where Tippetarius in Oz (#10) left off! A group of unusual Ozites—including a female Nome, an unmagnified wogglebug, a considerate kalidah, an art student, a lazy lion, and a visionary Hammerhead—are seeking the help of the sorcerer Zim Greenleaf. But Mombi is on the loose, and she's got plans for Tip and Ozma! To order, go to Lulu!

38.) Havenly Dreams Beneath Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Dennis Anfuso. $17.00.
Adventure/Drama. Longer than average.
Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion as they meet up with a charming young Goblin who pays a visit to Oz. This book is a prequel to
The Green Goblins of Oz (Ozian Seahorse Press List #4). The full-color cover is both exquisite and Ozzy! More Information

37.) Three-Headed Elvis Clone Found in Flying Saucer Over Oz by Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by S.P. Maldonado. $12.00
Adventure/Silly Comedy. Longer than average.
Spot, a dog from Oz, receives an extraordinary gift: a spaceship made especially for him. Together with Dowl, a fellow canine, he blasts off for the adventure of a lifetime! More Information

36.) Sweet Wishes from Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques. Illustrated by Amelie Santos. $14.00
Adventure/Drama. Shorter than average.
Wintergreen, an elf who’s Santa’s chief candy-maker-and-inventor, has run short of ideas. So, to get himself inspired, he receives Ozma’s permission to set up a sweet shop in the Emerald City for a year. Jack Pumpkinhead and the Patchwork Girl join in the fun, too. A sweet read all year round!

35.) A Baffling Book About Bunnybury of Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques. Illustrated by S.P. Maldonado. $11.00
Mystery. Shorter than average.
Princess Dorothy pays another visit to Bunnybury, the city of rabbits. There she learns that someone has discovered an old green door, with a missing key. At the same time, a strange rabbit is visiting Bunnybury with some mysterious reasons of his own. Brewster Bunny, rabbit detective, tries to help figure out what’s behind all this, including the door! More Information

34.) The Bouncy Bunnies in Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques. Illustrated by Ashley Akers. $11.00
Romance/Adventure. Shorter than average.
The Thists, those diamond-headed thistle-eaters first introduced in L. Frank Baum’s The Lost Princess of Oz, are having adventures with three adorable young rabbits! More Information

33.) Toto in Oz by Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by the author. $17.00
Adventure/Silly Comedy. Longer than average.
At long last, our first-published book is back for its 20th anniversary! Tired of playing second fiddle to his beloved Princess Dorothy, Toto goes in search of a royal title of his own. More Information

32.) The Haunted Hot-Tub of Oz by Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by H.D. McCarthy-Flores. $15.00
Mystery/Adventure. Shorter than average.
Once again, our favorite detective rabbit is called upon to solve a mystery. A maker of magical spas is accused of giving nightmares to those who use them, and Brewster is determined to prove him innocent. More Information

31.) Time in Oz by Jeremy Steadman. Illustrated by Susan R. Dolan. $12.00
Adventure/Drama. Longer than average.
In this sequel to The Emerald Ring of Oz (Buckethead Enterprises of Oz list #33), it is clear that whenever time travel can be accomplished, there is always the danger that even the slightest change made to the past will cause complications to the present that will spoil the potential future. But what about a massive change? Look out!
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30.) A Million Miles from Here is Oz by Marcus D. Mebes and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated with art specifically tailored by Marcus D. Mebes. $15.00
Adventure/Drama. Short to average length.
Something is draining all of the magic from Oz and its surrounding fairylands, even to the point that the Immortals of Burzee are no longer immortal! It is ultimately left to a bizarre and unlikely crew of Ozian animals to right what’s wrong. More Information

29.) The Seven Blue Mountains of Oz Volume III: Zim Greenleaf of Oz by Melody Grandy. Illustrated by Melody Grandy, Luciano Vecchio, and Marcus Mebes. $15.00
Adventure/Drama. Seriously longer than average!
This book is a sequel to Tippetarius in Oz (Tails of the Cowardly Lion and Friends list #10), and it also ties up some loose ends from several other Oz stories. It follows the title character (as well as Tip) through more than five exciting episodes. Among them are journeys to Pinkaree, Cyrune, and Tir Na n’Og. Along the way, they find many citizens who have been enchanted and need their help. More Information

28.) Brewster Bunny of Oz by Chris Dulabone. Cover by Marcus Mebes. $15.00
Mystery/Adventure. Average length.
The celebrated Ozian detective has his hands—er, paws—full in this exciting new mystery book, in which our old pal the Scarecrow plays a key role. This is a full-length novel that you will not want to put down! The first official case concerning our favorite detective. Sure to be a collectors’ item! More Information

27.) The Merry Mountaineer of Oz by Lin Carter. Illustrated by Marcus D. Mebes. $12.00
Adventure/Silly Comedy. Longer than average.
This is a collection of four novels by the famous author known for his sword-and-sorcery epics. They chronicle the adventures of Jandy and his sidekick, Fraidy Cat, as they are captured by The Awful Ogre of Ogodown, have High Times on Tip Top Mountain, befriend The Wooden Soldier of Oz, and learn why there is No Joy in Mudville.
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26.) The Giant King of Oz by Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by George Van Buren. $15.00
Adventure/Drama. Shorter than average.
A crafty villain named Nibble has usurped the throne of the Giants’ Peak, and Prince Kwa is determined to get it back.
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25.) The Hollyhock Dolls in Oz by Phyllis Ann Karr. Illustrated by Melody Grandy. $12.00
Adventure/Drama. Longer than average.
Little Eva, Little Nell, and Little Topsy, three dolls made from hollyhocks, have come to life. Their adventures are told in this volume of early Ozian history. Many familiar Ozites appear, including Dorothy, Aunt Em, the Cowardly Lion, and the Good Witch of the North. More Information

24.) The Enchantment of Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques. Illustrated by Luciano Vecchio. $12.00
Adventure/Drama. Shorter than average.
Why would Ozma insist that she was never a fairy queen? Why would Dorothy’s friends suddenly tell her that there’s no magic in Oz? And why would they think her crazy for insisting that there is? Think the Water of Oblivion or Oz’s latest enemy is responsible for this sudden case of insanity? Think again. More Information

23.) Dark Ages in Oz by Gil S. Joel. Illustrated by Chris Dulabone. $12.00
Silly comedy. Short.
This pre-Wizard history is set in the Gillikin Country, where a gang of ram-like creatures called Chaosites is causing havoc. So against new ideas are they that they actually want to destroy any and all books. Shades of Fahrenheit 451? But this book is much funnier. More Information

22.) Ozallooning in Oz by Margaret Berg. Illustrated by Aaron Shadarko Almanza. $12.00
Adventure. Shorter than average.
Everyone from the Winged Monkeys to the Patchwork Girl is anxiously awaiting the Midsummer celebration when the Wizard reveals his latest surprise: some astounding hot-air balloons with properties that no one will be expecting! A Native American boy and a girl of Norwegian descent ride to Oz in one of them to share in the festivities.
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21.) Do it for Oz by Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Luciano Vecchio. $12.00
Comical hodgepodge. Shorter than average.
Johnny Dooit, who first appeared in L. Frank Baum’s The Road to Oz, continues doing his friendly deeds for everyone he can. Factor in a visit to the Sea Fairies, Merryland, and the Enchanted Island of Yew, and you have the makings of a very exciting new story! More Information

20.) The Magic Topaz of Oz by Carol P. Silva and Marin Elizabeth Xiques, from a story by Bob Evans. Illustrated by Lauren Marie Finley. $12.00
Adventure. Shorter than average.
This book revisits the characters from The Forest Monster of Oz (Buckethead Enterprises of Oz list #59). Readers may recall that that book left Tweaty the canary under an uncomfortable enchantment. Now he has come into possession of a special topaz that can help him and might also allow him to do some magical favors for the other forest animals, even the Cowardly Lion himself! More Information

19.) Dr. Angelina Bean in Oz by Ruth Morris. Illustrated by Corinne Morris. $12.00
Adventure. Longer than average.
Without rewriting history or altering the personalities of any of the people or places of Oz, author Ruth Morris has reassessed the relationship between Ozma and the former Nome King. The title character, armed with her fourteen Ph.D.’s, has gone to Oz to help right the wrongs of Oz’s past. More Information

18.) A Small Adventure in Oz by Peter B. Clarke. Illustrated by Marcus Mebes. $10.00
Adventure. Average length.
The biggest game of hide-and-seek the Emerald City has ever known leads Dorothy and the Scarecrow on an outlandish adventure! As always, there are new places to be discovered and charming characters to be met with. Who and what they are, we shall leave to you to find out. Packed with humor and excitement, this new Oz story is sure to delight anyone who appreciates a good read. More Information

17.) Starglory of Oz by Jeff Barstock. Illustrated by Marcus Mebes. $10.00
Adventure/Drama. Average to long length.
What must a kind, innocent girl of starlight do when she plummets deep into the earth beneath Oz from her life-sustaining home in a distant galaxy, only to learn that she will die unless she finds her way back? Sound familiar? It is—but with a deadly and fascinating new twist! Ozma and the Wizard must risk great danger to save her life in spite of the Nome King’s meddling. But will they be able to do it in time? More Information

15.) A Mystical Magical Super Adventure in Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Melody Grandy. $14.00
Adventure/Drama/Silly Comedy. Enormously longer than average.
This book relates the further adventures of Faith and Gideon, introduced in A Silver Elf in Oz (Buckethead Enterprises of Oz List #55.) Miss Osmond’s class is on a field trip to the historic Springbok Forest of Oz. But there a great danger awaits them. A danger that even Ozma and the Wizard of Oz himself are overlooking. But how can this be? They are seeing it all in the Magic Picture. Or...are they? Perhaps our most ambitious project ever.
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14.) The Tired Tailor of Oz by Lin Carter. Illustrated by Marcus Mebes. $12.00
Adventure. Short.
Legendary author Lin Carter is best known for his sword-and-sorcery fantasies. Pastoria, Pigasus, and the Red Jinn of Ev lead a cast of memorable characters, including a winged man who is anything but an angel. He is an evil sorcerer who has the heroes trapped inside a giant metal ball! In addition to the story, this book includes a biography of Lin Carter and an exhaustive listing of all of his published writings. There are also reviews of many other Oz books. More Information

13.) The Purloined Pachyderm of Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by J. C. Lynn. $12.00
Mystery/Adventure/Silly Comedy. Longer than average.
A colleague of Kabumpo’s is missing, and Brewster Bunny is hot on the trail. Not only that, but a new strain of magic allows its user to remain unnoticed by Ozma or any of the good witches or wizards of Oz! More Information

12.) Beach Blanket BabylOz by Christopher Wayne Buckley. Illustrated by Melody Grandy. $14.00
Drama. Very short.
When a spell goes awry, a day at the beach can turn into a disaster. Ozma, Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Patchwork Girl, the Wizard, and other familiar Ozzy friends are stuck on a California beach. There is a timely message about the environment in this touching story. More Information

11.) Abducted to Oz by Bob Evans and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Dennis Anfuso. $11.00
Adventure/Silly Comedy. Average length.
Suppose a Wicked Witch were to burst in through your mirror and take you to Oz? And what if, on top of all that, Ozma knew nothing about this witch? This is the plight that a twelve-year-old boy named Graham finds himself in. The whimsical illustrations are sure to be a delight! More Information

10.) The Seven Blue Mountains of Oz Volume II: Tippetarius in Oz by Melody Grandy. Illustrated by Melody, too. $14.00
Adventure/Drama. Longer than average.
This volume picks up where The Disenchanted Princess of Oz (Buckethead Enterprises of Oz list #37) left off. Zim Greenleaf, a mysterious sorcerer, has arrived in the Emerald City at a time when all of its inhabitants are shrinking. The Scarecrow and the Patchwork Girl join in the quest to restore them. There is also an amazing adventure concerning the BIGGEST giant in all Oz! More Information

9.) The Land Before Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Aaron Shadarko Almanza. $12.00
Adventure/Drama/Silly Comedy. Longer than average.
The Cowardly Lion, the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow, and the Woozy, along with some new Oz friends, go back in time to help some orphaned dinosaurs find a new home. This book picks up where The Green Goblins of Oz (Ozian Seahorse Press list #4) left off. More Information

8.) I Want to Grow Up in Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Derek Sullivan. $11.00
Adventure. Short to average length.
Devia is the daughter of the evil panther from Ridiculous Rivals in Oz (Tails of the Cowardly Lion and Friends list #6). She is as cruel as her father was, and considerably more cunning, too. Ozma has placed her under a spell that renders her too young to be a danger to Oz. But she has gotten hold of a magic wand that can lift the spell.
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7.) A Foolish Fable from Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Marin and Chris, too. $12.00
Silly Comedy/Adventure. Longer than average.
This book reveals the early history of the Wicked Witches of the East and West. When the Easterly Witch’s famous Shoes are stolen by a packrat, it is a wild adventure for the two Witches, who are out to retrieve them. There is also some unusual business involving the Orks from L. Frank Baum’s The Scarecrow of Oz. More Information

6.) Ridiculous Rivals in Oz by Marin Elizabeth Xiques and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Randy Clark. $14.00
Silly Comedy/Adventure. Short.
Casey is a washed-up hunting hound with no place to go. Starlight is a wild rabbit who has been enslaved by a particularly repugnant Wicked Witch. Together with the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodman, these two unlikely friends and a host of wonderful new Oz characters must try to make their escape!
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5.) Thorns and Private Files in Oz by Melody Grandy and Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Marcus Mebes. $12.00
Gothic Romance/Drama. Short to average length.
Private Files and Ozga, the former Rose Princess, first appeared in L. Frank Baum’s Tik-Tok of Oz. It has been much too long since we’ve had any new word from either of them. So here they are at long last. You won’t be disappointed! Hank the mule joins in the adventure, too. Their story continues in the third volume of The Seven Blue Mountains of Oz trilogy, Zim Greenleaf of Oz (Tails of the Cowardly Lion and Friends list #29).
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4.) The Corn Mansion of Oz by Peter Schulenburg. Illustrated by Peter and Marcus Schulenburg and Timothy Meyer. $12.00
Adventure. Longer than average.
The long-awaited sequel to Schulenburg’s earlier The Tin Castle of Oz (Buckethead Enterprises of Oz list #52). In this volume, we learn the events leading to the creation of the amazing homes of the Scarecrow and Jack Pumpkinhead. Charming, to say the very least!
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3.) The Three Imps of Oz by Chris Dulabone. Illustrated by Kimberly Frodelius. $10.00
Silly Comedy/Adventure. Short.
Remember those three troublesome Imps from L. Frank Baum’s Little Wizard Stories? Well, they are back! And this time, they mean business! Ozma, the Wizard, Tik-Tok, and a host of other famous Ozites light up these pages! More Information

2.) The Roots of Wonder in Oz by Gil S. Joel. Illustrated by Chris Dulabone. $14.00
Silly Comedy. Short.
Gil Joel’s unique brand of humor at its all-time Gil Joeliest! This captivating story tells us all about the Fairy Queen Lurline, the foundations of the Emerald City, and even some outlandish Gillikins who may be more familiar than we thought!
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1.) Hurray for Oz by Kelly T. (as told to TOTCLAF) Illustrated by Randy Clark. $12.00
Adventure. Average length. (hurray)
When the Tooth Fairy meets with an unfortunate accident in little Kelly’s bedroom, she takes it upon herself to try to finish the nightly rounds. Of course, the results are hilarious! Clark’s beautiful illustrations—particularly those depicting the Tin Woodman and Glinda—capture the spirit of Oz in all its splendor! More Information

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