The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz is America's greatest fairy tale; the land of Oz its most enduring fairyland; & the inhabitants of that magical kingdom an intrinsic part of its folklore. Here, nearly a century after its first publication, the internationally acclaimed Viennese illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger brings her exceptional artistry & singular vision to a new edition of the story. Her unique perspective, her blend of whimsy & grace, charm & imagination, offer readers a view of Oz that is fantastic yet familiar, startling yet strangely satisfying. Her vision of Baum's timeless classic -- complete with cunningly designed green-tinted glasses to be worn by readers entering the Emerald City -- is sure to be treasured by young readers well into the 21st century.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Marylee1973 - LibraryThing
This book is a great classic we all love, jr edition. Great for showing evilness, compassion, kindness and drive, intelligence, and of course, courage. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hitomik - LibraryThing
In this story, a poor outlaw Robin Hood rises up against unfair things in England. Robin Hood is a quite nice character: he is brave, clever and sometimes even bold. There are some fighting scenes which are thrilling and exciting, and I enjoyed them very much. Read full review