kings are victims of "adventure-itis" and young
King Randy of Regalia (first introduced in The
Purple Prince of Oz) is no exception.
from his throne onto the back of his faithful elephant friend,
Kabumpo the Elegant Elephant (first introduced in his own
tale, Kabumpo in Oz), they
are off to visit their old friend Jinnicky, Red Jinn of the
Land of Ev (also first introduced in The
Purple Prince of Oz). Long before they arrive, they pass
through an amazing chasm called Gapers' Gulch, ruled by that
great and 'snorious' king, Sleeperoo, who sleeps for six months
and eats for six months. It is here that they meet Planetty,
the lovely Princess from Anuther Planet and Thun her fire-breathing
very Ozzy adventure ensues as the four visit the most amusing
countries, including Box Wood in the Land of Ix (where boxes
grow on trees). The Boxers are led by Chillywalla, who can't
stand the sight of anything that isn't properly boxed. They
also visit the nine-sided Nonagon Island whereupon live nine
fishermen and a cat with nine lives.
In Chapter Four, the word 'pictionary' is coined.