The Gnome King Of Oz Book Summary and Study Guide

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When Peter, a young boy from Philadelphia, buys a balloon from a mysterious vendor, the balloon suddenly transforms into a bird and flies Peter to a desert island where the Gnome King, a long-time enemy of the Land of Oz, is living in exile. Peter and the Gnome King form an uneasy partnership to escape the island and discover a pirate ship containing a magic cloak that allows its wearer to travel anywhere he wants. Peter tries hiding the cloak from the Gnome King, but before he can stop him, the gnome dons the cloak and begins planning a new invasion of Oz.
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Meanwhile, Scraps, the Patchwork Girl of Oz, is kidnapped by the citizens of the Kingdom of Patch who want her to become their new queen. When Peter stumbles onto the Kingdom of Patch, he joins forces with Scraps and a living stuffed bear to race to the Emerald City and stop the Gnome King's invasion.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   humorous or laughable FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   exploring a CUTESY fantasy world Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid


Terrain    -   Water Earth setting:    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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