Children's Fiction by
Lizard of Oz
A Novel, First Edition
When an elementary class sets out on a quest to save the world
from disenchantment, their adventures reveal paradoxes of the
human mind and ways of awakening the magic within us.
"An intriguing and very entertaining little novel" (Library Journal)
"Carroll and Tolkien have a new companion" (Aspect)
"a work so saturated that the mind is both stoned with pleasure
and alive with wonder"
"A commentary on our times done
delightfully" (Philadelphia Bulletin)
"a gallery of figments
of contemporary culture that could take its place on
the library shelf of memory along with classic figures
of children's fiction" (Valley
Then and Other Tales From Ome
The Philadelphia Daily News said, "Seltzer has produced
four charming stories for, he suggessts, children...Adults will
find it has its appeal too: My favorite story is the one about
the little princess who had a nice mother and was very happy and
therefore very unhappy because how could Prince Charming come
and rescue her if there was nothing to rescue her from?"
The Boston Globe said, "A highly original collection of
short stories, sometimes humorous, sometimes profound.
Lizard of Oz
A Children's Play
Tiger in the
See You Later,