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The Wonderful O

The Wonderful O - James Thurber Clever short story about a villain seeking treasure in a kingdom. The villain lost his mother when she got stuck in a boat's porthole and since then, he has a hatred for the letter 'O'. He bans everything that contains the letter, so that music is limited to zithers, cymbals, and guitars since horns, violas an oboes are forbidden. Fun illustrations combined with Thurber's clever wit make this a quick shrt bk t read.