When merry King Rinkitink and his surly goat Bilbil take a holiday on the peaceful Isle of Pingaree, their lives are turned upside down when the tiny island is conquered by invading warriors. Reluctantly, the timid Rinkitink agrees to aid brave Prince Inga rescue his people. At first it seems an impossible task (especially when the rascally Nome King sides against them), but with the three magic pearls of Pingaree -- and a little help from Dorothy and the Wizard -- they just might have a chance!
Featuring all 12 of John R. Neill's original color plates and over 100 pen-and-ink drawings, this is a marvelously jolly tale of magic and adventure. Ages 8 and up. 304pp.