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The Sea Fairies

L. Frank Baum

Book Overview: 

Baum hoped to end the Oz series and follow with a new series about a little girl named Trot and her sailor companion, Cap’n Bill. The Sea Fairies was the first book in the projected series and took Trot and Cap’n Bill under the sea where they had adventures with mermaids and other fantastic creatures. It was followed by Sky Island and then Baum returned to the Oz titles. He brought Trot and Cap’n Bill to Oz in the Scarecrow of Oz.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . . royal throne, they met with pleasant looks and smiles on every side, for the sea maidens were too polite to indulge in curious stares. They paused just before the throne, and the queen raised her head upon one elbow to observe them. "Welcome, Mayre," she said, "and welcome, Cap'n Bill. I trust you are pleased with your glimpse of the life beneath the surface of our sea."

"I am," answered Trot, looking admiringly at the beautiful face of the queen.

"It's all mighty cur'ous an' strange-like," said the sailor slowly. "I'd no idee you mermaids were like this, at all!"

"Allow me to explain that it was to correct your wrong ideas about us that led me to invite you to visit us," replied the Queen. "We usually pay little heed to the earth people, for we are content in our own dominions; but, of course, we know all that goes on upon your earth. So when Princess Clia chanced to overhear your absurd statements concerning us, we were greatly a. . . Read More

Community Reviews

A very cute book.
I had to read that in order to continue the Oz saga, where Bill & Trot will make them a visit.
It was actually good to finally meet these too, having first encountered these two in Emerald City Confidential, I was too keen to have at least a backstory as to, well, who are they..
The M

Despite a small page count, The Sea Fairies felt long. It was a chore to get through. The characters were okay, and some of the settings were cool, but overall, it felt like a pointless meandering. I was hoping for more. In Baum's Oz works, the world and characters are vibrant and awesome. The under

An enchanting undersea fairytale from the author of the Oz books (this isn't an Oz book, although the protagonists do turn up in one of the later volumes, apparently).

This is very much aimed at younger readers, although the grotesque nature of the main antagonist does make me wonder if this was an i

A few days ago, my friend Kae-Leah sent me a recommendation and link to read The Sea Fairies by L. Frank Baum, author of the Oz books. I was hesitant at first because it didn't sound like a story about mermaids from the title, and older books can be unnecessarily wordy. To my surprise, it was entire

L. Frank Baum wasn't writing this book for me. His target audience was probably little girls from a bit before 8 years old to a little beyond 10. So, anything I may write may be less than relevant to that demographic.

This is a whimsical story about a young girl and her "old salt" sailor friend and

Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend.


Okay, not really, because attacking strangers to indirectly spite an enemy is a pretty feeble motivation, but at least Zog brought some plot action to the scene. If I had to read any more twee description of pretty rooms and dresses and fish I might have gone in for

A beautiful adventure indeeed

Um livro perfeito para contar a crianças. Por possuir belíssimas ilustrações de sereias e monstros marinhos. Narra a historia de Trot e o capitão Billy que exploram o fundo do mundo, descobrindo as belezas dos seus palácios e a diversidade dos seres aquáticos. As sereis são retratadas como criatura

I made up a melody for the barnacle song, and I always sing it when I'm walking in the woods now. I don't see why the mermaid said it was stupid.

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