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Mr. Wogglebug is enjoying his life in Oz as the role of Princess Ozma's Royal Adviser and friend. Then things change drastically when Oscar Diggs returns to Oz and becomes a real wizard and ends up stealing away the Wogglebug's position as Ozma's right-hand man. Mr. Wogglebug is lonely and dejected until the Frogman comes in. He discovers he has more in common with the Frogman in personality and life status than any other individual in Oz and thus begins the start of their unique friendship.Then many years later, the Frogman discovers he is in need of finding a cure for the curse put on him from long ago by the Truth Pond when he begins deciphering unwelcome truths about the Wizard, Dorothy, and the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman. Mr. Wogglebug sees how he can use these revelations to his advantage but is aware the Frogman must be set free from the shackles the Truth Pond's affects are having on him. In searching for a remedy the clues to it point to a fourteen-year-old girl in Ohio named Terry who has her own troubles. When she is transported to Oz, she reveals to them the legend of the Fountain of the Pure Waters of Healing, which can cure any ailments of any living creature. The three of them set out together on a quest to reach this in hopes of it curing the Frogman's curse. Along their way they journey through the uncharted Island of the Silver Monkeys, the Mountain of Impossible Dreams. They also enter the valley of darkness where they must face their fears before they can reach the valley of light again and encounter the Troll Wizards of Genoma who help their quest be a success. The first in a trilogy with themes of how dark and light go together with learning of truth and love.

Mr. Wogglebug the Frogman, and Terry Volume 1

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