Wizard of Oz
By (author) L. Frank Baum
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Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Book DescriptionThis unique coloring book contains the well-known story abridged from L. Frank Baum's book, as well as 61 W. W. Denslow drawings that have been adapted for crayons, paints, or felt pens. Familiar characters include Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, Glinda, and the great Oz himself, along with scenes of Munchkin Land and the dazzling Emerald City.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486204529
(277mm x 210mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 20-Jan-1975
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author L. Frank Baum
Emerald City of Oz, Hardback (January 2017)
This volume continues the entertaining adventures started in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. lt gathers into a single edition novels six to ten in the celebrated Oz series: The Emerald City of Oz, The Patchwork Girl of Oz, Tik-Tok of Oz, The Scarecrow of Oz and Rlntltink in Oz. Each novel features the original illustrations of John R. Neill.
Life & Adventures of Santa Claus, Hardback (January 2017)
Collects both of L Frank Baum's classic tales featuring Santa Claus: The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus and A Kidnapped Santa Clause along with spot illustrations.
Scarecrow of Oz, Paperback (December 2016)
Dragged down through a whirlpool into the fairyland of Mo, Trot and Cap'n Bill must find their way to the safety of Oz. Will they ever make it back?
Ozma of Oz, Paperback (December 2016)» View all books by L. Frank Baum
The Royal Family of Ev have been taken prisoner by the evil Nome King, a monarch whose magical power is matched only by his wickedness and cruelty.
US Kirkus Review » A lively and charming adaptation of the quintessential American fairytale. Caballero's black-and-white art uses clean lines, bold blacks and pleasingly variegated panel layouts to breathe fresh vigor into Baum's timeless classic. The storyline moves briskly while staying mostly faithful to the original text, though purists might cavil at the telescoping of Dorothy's admittedly redundant journey to Glinda's castle. The real delight here is the re-imagining of beloved characters for the 21st century, ironically reminiscent of Baum's own prairie populism. These Munchkins are no outre Art Deco midgets, but as friendly and familiar as Wal-Mart shoppers. The Tin Man becomes a genial robot with a buzz-saw appendage, and the Scarecrow a likable homeboy. Generous, openhearted Dorothy herself is clearly on the cusp of adolescence, spunky and self-reliant in her boot-cut jeans and Wonder Girl bracelets; and her magical silver shoes (no glittery ruby pumps here!) look comfortable and sturdy, far more sensible for the long trek down the Yellow Brick Road. By no means a substitute for the original, but certainly a worthy companion, and well able to stand on its own. (Graphic novel. 8+) (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - L. Frank Baum
Best known as the author of the Wizard of Oz stories, L. Frank Baum (1856 1919) wrote more than 55 novels under a variety of pseudonyms, in addition to poetry and plays. His prescient fantasies foretold such inventions as color television, laptop computers, and cordless phones."
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