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John R. Neill

Author,Illustrator

(1877 - 1943)

John R. Neill

John Rea Neill was a magazine and children’s book illustrator primarily known for illustrating more than forty stories set in the Land of Oz, including L. Frank Baum’s, Ruth Plumly Thompson’s, and three of his own.



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Jack Pumpkinhead (1917)

This "Snuggle Tale" is a separate reprinting of the first few chapters of The Marvelous Land of Oz.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): Julia Dyar Hardy
John R. Neill
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Jack Pumpkinhead (1920)

This "Oz-Man Tale" is the second reprinting of the first few chapters of The Marvelous Land of Oz.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): Julia Dyar Hardy
John R. Neill
Et al

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Jack Pumpkinhead and the Sawhorse (1913)

Jack Pumpkinhead and his friend the Wooden Sawhorse rescue two children lost in the woods. Read online at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz (1929)

Peter from Philadelphia and Jack Pumpkinhead set out for the Emerald City but end up in the Quadling Country.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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John Dough and the Cherub (1906)

John Dough, a living gingerbread man and Chick the Cherub, an incubator baby, have a series of adventures in the borderlands of Oz. Baum added a mystery by not revealing whether Chick was a boy or a girl, as Gene Stratton-Porter was to do with Scout in The Keeper of the Bees in 1925. While not written as an Oz book, the characters appear in The Road to Oz. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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John Dough and the Cherub (1974)

John Dough, a living gingerbread man and Chick the Cherub, an incubator baby, have a series of adventures in the borderlands of Oz. Baum added a mystery by not revealing whether Chick was a boy or a girl, as Gene Stratton-Porter was to do with Scout in The Keeper of the Bees in 1925. While not written as an Oz book, the characters appear in The Road to Oz. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Kabumpo in Oz (1922)

Prince Pompa and his friend Kabumpo the elephant must save Ozma and her fairy kingdom from Ruggedo, the wicked gnome king. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Kabumpo in Oz (1998)

Prince Pompa and his friend Kabumpo the elephant must save Ozma and her fairy kingdom from Ruggedo, the wicked gnome king. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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King Arthur and His Knights (1924)

This version of the story of King Arthur is taken from Malory by an expert in medieval literature.

Author(s): Philip Schuyler Allen
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill
Mead Schaeffer

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King Rinkitink (2017)

When the pearl pirates capture the people of Pingaree, it is up to the King of neighboring Rinkitink, his talking goat, Bilbil, and the young prince Inga of Pingaree to rescue them. This version attempts to restore Baum's original denoument.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Andrew J. Heller
Illustrator(s): Javi Laparra
John R. Neill

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L. Frank Baum’s Juvenile Speaker (1910)

An anthology taken from previously published works.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): Maginel Wright Enright
John R. Neill

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Little Bun Rabbit (1916)

A selection of stories from Baum's earlier works. This edition has only the color frontispiece.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill
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Little Bun Rabbit (1920)

Originally published as a part of the Baum's Snuggle Tales series, the Oz-Man reprint includes three additional color pictures.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill
Et al

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Little Dorothy and Toto (1913)

Dorothy and Toto are exploring the further recesses of Oz when they meet a miniature giant. Read online at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Little Wizard Stories of Oz (1914)

Six short stores about favorite denizens of the fairyland of Oz. Read online at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Little Wizard Stories of Oz (1985)

Six short stores about favorite denizens of the fairyland of Oz. Read online at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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Little Wizard Stories of Oz (1994)

Six short stores about favorite denizens of the fairyland of Oz. For this edition the colored pictures were selected from several different copies in order to get a set with good register. The cover image (see above), is from the first edition. Read online at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Lost King of Oz (1925)

Ozma’s father, King Pastoria is rescued from an enchantment and we see the last of the evil witch Mombi.

Author(s): Ruth Plumly Thompson
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Lost Princess of Oz (1917)

Ozma is missing, and with her, all the magic treasures of Oz. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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The Lost Princess of Oz (1998)

Ozma is missing and with her all the magic treasures of Oz. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): John R. Neill

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