The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
By (author) L. Frank Baum
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Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Book DescriptionDorothy, the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, and a host of other curious creatures come to life as they set out on an exciting quest down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the elusive Wizard. Reset in large, clear type and accompanied by 20 beautiful black-and-white illustrations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486291161
(208mm x 132mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 25-Sep-1996
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.
Patchwork Girl of Oz, Paperback (December 2016)
When the crooked Dr Pipt uses his patented Powder of Life on Scraps, the Patchwork Girl, a terrible accident turns Uncle Nunkie and Margolette into marble statues.
Rinkitink of Oz, Paperback (December 2016)» View all books by L. Frank Baum
When the island of Pingaree is invaded by the barbarian warriors of Regos, it is up to Prince Inga to rescue his captured parents and save his fellow islanders from slavery.
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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