The Wizard of Oz

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Arcturus Publishing, Nov 15, 2016 - Juvenile Fiction - 256 pages
L. Frank Baum's classic story of Dorothy, whisked away by a tornado from her home in Kansas to the magical world of Oz, is brought to life in this brand new slipcase edition. Follow Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, as they make their way along the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, to try and find a way home. Along the way, they encounter a cast of unforgettable characters, including the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, the Wicked Witch of the West, and, of course, the mysterious Wizard of Oz himself. Fully illustrated throughout, this beautiful book is guaranteed to enchant young readers aged 7 and up.

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User Review  - booktsunami - LibraryThing

I bought this because of the illustrations but it also seems to be pretty much the original story by Frank Baum ....with a few variations. Hmm come to think of it there are a lot of variations. For ... Read full review

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Dorothy, blown away by a cyclone, tries to find the Wizard of Oz, who people say has a great power. She finds him, but he is not a wizard, but only a blown away balloonist. You can find a solution under your feet. Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Lyman Frank Baum was born in Chittenango, New York in 1856 and had seven brothers and sisters. Until the age of twelve Baum was privately tutored at home and in 1869 he spent two years at a military academy. After various jobs including journalist and actor, Baum wrote his first novel Goose in Prose in 1897. He went on to write over sixty books, including, in 1900, his most famous novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. L. Frank Baum was married with four children and died in 1919.

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