Morgan Johnston's Profile
About “A Rhyming Dictionary”:
As a kid I really loved the Oz books. We had lots of really old editions in my house that my father had read as a child. A little known fact is that there are actually 40 Oz books, L Frank Baum wrote the first 14, and the rest were written by other authors after he died.
My favorite character was the Leopard with the Changing Spots from The Hidden Valley of Oz, by Rachel Cogrove. Hidden Valley has some characters that are the same as in the film and some additions. While keeping the story as brief as possible I’ll tell you a little about why I fell in love with the Rhyming Dictionary…
Jam, a boy from Ohio, builds a collapsible kite and uses it to fly to Oz with his two guinea pigs, Pinny and Gig, and a pet rat named Percy (who grows to giant proportions after…
- Joined January 28, 2011