This is the illustrated edition including all the beautiful drawings by John R. Neill. John Dough is a gingerbread man who has come alive because the baker who made him pouredaquite unwittinglyaa great quantity of the precious Essence of Vitality into the dough from which he was formed. John escapes from several people who want to eat him, and arrives on the Isle of Phreex, where all the inhabitants are as queer as he is. His new friend and constant companion is Chick, the Cherub, a very beautiful child of indeterminate sex. (There is a contest blank bound into the book on which the reader is invited to try to solve qThe Great John Dough MysteryaIs the Cherub Girl or Boy?q) After a good deal of travel and many adventures, John becomes ruler of the Twin Kingdoms of Hiland and Loland, where a prophecy stated that the next king would not be qmade of flesh and bloodq.This is the illustrated edition including all the beautiful drawings by John R. Neill.
|Title||:||John Dough And The Cherub (Illustrated Edition)|
|Author||:||L. Frank Baum|
|Publisher||:||Jazzybee Verlag - 2014-03-31|