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The Wizard of Oz
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The ultimate gift edition of L. Frank Baumand#8217;s beloved storyand#151;just in time to celebrate the 70th anniversary of MGMand#8217;s classic film adaptation! Featuring a ribbon marker, this magical version is redesigned and reproduced from the original art.
Charles Santore has crafted a very personal, highly visual, and dazzling interpretation, with a carefully condensed text that uses virtually no words other than Baumand#8217;s own. Readers of all ages will follow the Yellow Brick Road on an unforgettable journey that takes them from Dorothyand#8217;s gray Kansas home into the blue Munchkin land; the sparkling bejeweled Emerald City; the dark, foreboding forest; and the ruby-red throne room of Glinda the Good Witch.
Michael Patrick Hearn, the worldand#8217;s leading authority on The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum, provides an enlightening introduction.and#160;
The ultimate gift edition of Baum's beloved story, available just in time to celebrate the 70th anniversary of MGM's classic musical film adaptation. Featuring a ribbon marker, this magical version is redesigned and reproduced from the original art. Full color.
These portable, handy sized classics are a great addition to your collection or they make a great gift item. All are hardcover editions in imitation red leather with golden foil stamping. Includes a red ribbon marker.
About the Author
Charles Santoreand#8217;s many awards include the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, the prestigious Hamilton King Award, and the Alumni Award of the Philadelphia College of Art. His work has been exhibited in New Yorkand#8217;s Museum of Modern Art, and among the classic tales he has illustrated are Aesopand#8217;s Fables, The Fox and the Rooster, The Little Mermaid, and Snow White.
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