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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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Publisher Comments:

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The Adventures of Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green

Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson

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The BFG by Roald Dahl

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear

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Jack the Giant Killer by Richard Doyle

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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Mother Gooses Nursery Rhymes

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Ride a Cock-horse and Other Rhymes and Stories Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott

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The Secret Garden by Frances H. Burnett

Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sleeping Beauty by C. S. Evans

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Everymans Library continues to maintain its original commitment to publishing the most significant world literature in editions that reflect a tradition of fine bookmaking. Everymans Library pursues the highest standards, utilizing modern prepress, printing, and binding technologies to produce classically designed books printed on acid-free natural-cream-colored text paper and including Smyth-sewn, signatures, full-cloth cases with two-color case stamping, decorative endpapers, silk ribbon markers, and European-style half-round spines.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\'\\\'\''

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679417941
ill.:
Denslow, W. W.,
Author:
Denslow, W. W.
Author:
Baum, L. Frank
Author:
Everyman's Library
Publisher:
Everyman's Library
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
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Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Everyman's Library Children's Classics
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19921131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.32x6.37x.78 in. .93 lbs.
Age Level:
07-UP

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"Synopsis" by , 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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