Special Sub-Topic: Wizard of Oz series
|What is the color of Dorothy's magic shoes?|
Silver. In the book, they were silver. The film made them ruby. The way Dorothy got them is the same, though. You know, house fell on The Wicked Witch of the East, killed her, sun dried her up, and shoes were left.
|In whose country did Dorothy's house land?|
Munchkins. Oz is separated into these 4 countries. Her house landed in the west: the Munchkin country.
|Glinda was the witch of the...|
South. Glinda was from the South. In the film, they depicted her as the witch Dorothy first met. But, in the books, the Witch of the North met Dorothy first.
|Who created Jack Pumpkinhead?|
Tip & tip & Ozma & ozma. In The Marvelous Land of Oz, we're introduced to Tip, who is actually Ozma of Oz. As a child, she was raised by Mombi, who disguised her as a boy. Tip created Jack to play a joke on Mombi.
a soldier. Jinjur is an Oz version of a Women's Lib representative. She creates her own army to try to dethrone Scarecrow. She doesn't succeed, but Scarecrow is replaced by the newly-found Ozma.
|How did the Highly Magnified Wogglebug become so smart?|
Listened to the professor teach. As a normal bug, he lived in a classroom. One day, the professor found him and placed him on the classroom projector to study him highly magnified. The Wogglebug stayed 'highly magnified' and became The Highly Magnified Wogglebug.
|In the Emerald City, what does everyone wear?|
Spectacles (glasses). The Guardian of the Gates fits everyone who comes into the gates with a pair of spectacles, and locks them on. In reality, the Emerald City is a normal city and the spectacles are green. Although, the palace is Emerald and there are thousands of stones throughtout the city.
|How many pigs did the Wizard train?|
9. His pigs are well-trained and very intelligent.
|When was the very first book created?|
|What is the name of Dorothy's chicken that she brings to the land of Oz?|
Billina. Billina helped Oz a few times when they had trouble with the Nome King. It turns out that nomes are terrifed of eggs. Apparently, any kind of egg strips them of any magical power.
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