The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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Courier Corporation, 1960 - Juvenile Fiction - 268 pages
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Baum's story of Dorothy, carried by a cyclone from a Kansas farm to the land of the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow, and Cowardly Lion, was published in May 1900. By the following January, 100,000 copies had been sold, and the book has ever since been an undisputed favorite. The original illustrations by Denslow, which are reflected in the film and stage versions, have often been imitated but never surpassed.

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User Review  - MooqieLove - LibraryThing

Very easy read. I think I finished the entire thing in between books during a weeklong vacation. If you were expecting anything similar to The Wizard of Oz (Judy Garland), or Oz, The Great and ... Read full review

nice cheap version of a classic

User Review  - katiebyrd -

This little paperback contains some of the original illustrations. It is small light and portable. I have a nice hardcover but was looking for one that I could throw in my handbag. This does the job. Read full review

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Best known as the author of the Wizard of Oz stories, L. Frank Baum (1856?1919) wrote many other fantasy novels, in addition to poems, short stories, and scripts for stage and screen. W. W. Denslow (1856?1915) is famous as the original illustrator of L. Frank Baum's many stories from the land of Oz.

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