The Scarecrow of Oz by L. Frank Baum

The Scarecrow of Oz

Oz #9

L. Frank Baum

124 pages first pub 1915 (editions)

fiction childrens classics fantasy adventurous mysterious medium-paced


The Scarecrow of Oz is the ninth book in the Land of Oz series and tells of Cap'n Bill and Trot journeying to Oz and, with the help of the Scarecrow, overthrowing the cruel King Krewl of Jinxland. Lyman Frank Baum was an American author of childre...

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adventurous 100%
lighthearted 100%
funny 33%
hopeful 11%


medium 44%
fast 33%
slow 22%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 71% | A mix: 28%

Strong character development?

No: 71% | Yes: 28%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

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