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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Illustrations by Michael Sieben

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Publisher Comments:

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is more colorful and enchanting than you remember in this gorgeous illustrated edition of L. Frank Baum's classic, a remarkable interpretation by celebrated artist Michael Sieben.

Journey back to a magical land rendered anew, and let Sieben's stunning illustrations captivate your imagination as Dorothy Gale, her group of eccentric friends, and their sensational odyssey are brought back to life in this unique gift edition.

With art as fantastic and captivating as the characters they portray, Sieben's depiction of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will cast an unforgettable spell on you and your family; its a work to be cherished for generations.

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In this dazzling full-color gift edition, L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is brought to life with specially commissioned illustrations by contemporary artist and designer Michael Sieben.

Follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy and her friends as they travel to the Emerald City in search of the great Wizard of Oz in this new, complete and unabridged edition of the classic tale that winds its way from Kansas to faraway places and back. From the land of the Munchkins to the deadly poppy field, from encounters with ferocious Kalidahs, Winged Monkeys, and Fighting Trees to battles with the Wicked Witches of the East and West, the magic of Baum's story is beautifully reimagined through the extraordinary art of Michael Sieben.

About the Author

L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) published The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900 and received enormous, immediate success. Baum went on to write seventeen additional novels in the Oz series. Today, he is considered the father of the American fairy tale. His stories inspired the 1939 classic film The Wizard of Oz, one of the most widely viewed movies of all time.

Michael Sieben is a professional designer and illustrator, primarily within the sub-culture of skateboarding, whose work has been exhibited and reviewed worldwide as well as featured in numerous illustration anthologies. He is a staff writer and illustrator for Thrasher magazine, and a weekly columnist for VICE.com. He is also a founding member of Okay Mountain Gallery and Collective in Austin, Texas, as well as the cofounder of Roger Skateboards. The author of There's Nothing Wrong with You (Hopefully), he lives and works in Austin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062018083
Subtitle:
Illustrations by Michael Sieben
Author:
L. Frank Baum and Michael Sieben
Illustrator:
Sieben, Michael
Author:
Baum, L. Frank
Publisher:
Harper Design
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.75 x 0.767413 in 22.8 oz

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"Synopsis" by , In this dazzling full-color gift edition, L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is brought to life with specially commissioned illustrations by contemporary artist and designer Michael Sieben.

Follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy and her friends as they travel to the Emerald City in search of the great Wizard of Oz in this new, complete and unabridged edition of the classic tale that winds its way from Kansas to faraway places and back. From the land of the Munchkins to the deadly poppy field, from encounters with ferocious Kalidahs, Winged Monkeys, and Fighting Trees to battles with the Wicked Witches of the East and West, the magic of Baum's story is beautifully reimagined through the extraordinary art of Michael Sieben.

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