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Wickedness in Oz

Picture of Dr. Doofenshmirtz as the Wicked Warlock, from Phineas and Ferb, episode

Dr. Doofenshmirtz as the Wicked Warlock

Oz is a world more innocent and wondrous than the world we currently live in. The original author of Oz, L. Frank Baum, wanted to create a modern fairy tale, where the heartaches and nightmares are left out. This creates a whimsical world where good is the order of the day and the adversaries are either misguided or wicked.

So what, exactly, does it mean to be¬†wicked? (more…)


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Intersections of Oz

Intersections of Oz

This handy infographic displays the interrelationship of Oz stories.
There are a lot of Oz stories out there, and we’re about to discover even more. Find out where The Hidden History of Oz series, written by Tarl Telford, fits into everything.


Spend Christmas in Oz – for FREE

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, by WW Denslow (original illustrator of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)

This Christmas, give your loved ones (including yourself) an exciting vacation in the Land of Oz.
For a limited time ONLY (Dec. 24 – 26), download my book, “The Hidden History of Oz, Book One: The Witch Queens”, for FREE. (http://www.amazon.com/Witch-Queens-Hidden-History-ebook/dp/B008JISCNC/)

This exciting prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will keep children, friends, and in-laws enthralled for hours! Join young sorceress Glinda and the ventriloquist-turned-wizard, Oscar, as they stand against the Wicked Witches and learn the true cost and responsibility of freedom.
For a limited time only, spend Christmas in the Land of Oz. Your imagination (and the beneficiaries of this wonderful gift) will thank you.

Paperback version is available also, but it’s not free. While you are clicking around this site, why not click your mouse three times and say, “There’s no place like the Hidden History of Oz facebook page!” Like us there, and you can also follow us on Google+

Have a very Merry Christmas. Give the gift of Oz to family. They will thank you, and so will we.


Wrong Directions: Secrets of the Compass Rose

Hidden History Compass Rose, by Tarl Telford

Hidden History Compass Rose, by Tarl Telford

Compass Rose for the Hidden History of Oz. Note that the directions East and West are reversed from the "civilized world"


The compass rose in Oz has been a controversy for more than a century. The directions East and West are reversed on the first “official” map of Oz.

Was this a mistake? Or are directions truly different in Oz?¬† (more…)