Who out there does not love a party? You, in the back, put your hand down.–I love little soirees and themed parties. I have in mind to have literature themed events for my own children (some day . . . in the future . . .) Of course, I am thinking along the lines of 19th century children’s literature. The most famous of these is Alice in Wonderland’s Tea Party. So many wonderful events and websites cover this particular theme. So I thought I ought to look into an alternative:
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by F.L. Baum, 1900
First there is Dorothy and her pup (ideally a live dog, preferably black and/or scruffy, but any smallish dog shall do. Borrow one from neighbor . . .)
Then there is a tornado . . .
Resulting in a dead witch
She is given some dazzling footwear . . . (wee size is shown)
Dorothy is instructed to . . .