Oz in the News 2.18.15

kse3gtluoafgp3vpbfnzImages From Famous Books Hide In The Secret Compartments Of These Rings  There is more to jewelry designer Theo Fennell‘s rings than meets the eye. Many of his piece contain secret compartments and hidden paintings, paying tribute to books like The Wind in the Willows, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, and The Wizard of Oz. Up top, you can see Fennell’s Wizard of Oz ring, which contains a secret Emerald City inside. Outside, you can fold down the side of the ring to reveal a Yellow Brick Road leading up to another, painted Emerald City. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe ring opens onto an ordinary wardrobe on one side, and onto Narnia on the other.

7th annual Royal Historian of Oz Writing Contest  Oz-Stravaganza! 2015 themed “Oz ShowStoppers” is being held June 5th – 7th in Chittenango, NY, the birthplace of Oz. The 7th annual Royal Historian of Oz Writing Contest is currently underway and is open to students in fourth grade through adult. There are 5 age divisions.Teachers are encouraged to have their students enter the contest. Prizes will be awarded to the top 4 entries in each age division. Oz-Stravaganza! information is updated often at http://www.oz-stravaganza.com.

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