For your enjoyment, an unusual hardcover copy of the Salt Sorcerer of Oz (and other Stories), written and illustrated by Eric Shanower, and signed by him on the title page. Published in 2003 by Hungry Tiger Press. 279 pages, hardcover in original dust jacket. Beautiful illustrated endpapers. Book and jacket in like new, fine condition! First edition, stated first printing. Synopses of some of the included stories are given below.
In The Salt Sorcerer of Oz, Kabumpo the Elegant Elephant of Oz is back, and he’s facing elephant-sized troubles. But just maybe the mysterious Salt Sorcerer can keep Kabumpo from getting all wet as they hunt for the Crystal Corkscrew. In Dorothy and the Mushroom Queen, the girl from Kansas takes the Glass Cat and Flicker on a journey to hidden caverns beneath the Land of Oz where they find the amazing Mushroom Queen. In The Final Fate of the Frogman, Woot the Wanderer discovers whatever happened to the Frogman of Oz. In Gugu and the Kalidahs, a renegade Kalidah, one of those fierce beasts with tiger heads and bear bodies, menaces the Forest of Gugu. In The Balloon-Girl of Oz, the Patchwork Girl of Oz undergoes unexpected inflation. In The Silver Jug, one of Glinda’s handmaidens just can’t seem to stay out of mischief, until Glinda presents her with more mischief than she can handle!