The Wizard of Oz

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Penguin, 2017 - Oz (Imaginary place) - 256 pages
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Follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy and her friends as they travel to the Emerald City!

Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City and find the wonderfully mysterious Wizard of Oz. Together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion whom she meets on the way, Dorothy embarks on a strange and enchanting adventure.

 

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Contents

How Dorothy Saved the Scarecrow 17
T he Road Through the Forest 26
T he Rescue 115
Attacked by the Fighting Trees 159
The Dainty China Country 164
i
The Lion Becomes the King of the Beasts 172
ix
The Country of the Quadlings 176
xiii
Glinda Grants Dorothys Wish 182
xix
Home Again 189
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About the author (2017)

L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) was born in New York. He enjoyed making up stories, particularly for his own children. The Wizard of Oz, based on their favourite bedtime story about a land of Oz, was published in 1900 and it immediately became a huge international success. He wrote several sequels and numerous other kinds of books under a pseudonym.

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