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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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THE INSPIRATION FOR THE CLASIC FILM

"Follow the yellow brick road!"

Since it first appeared in 1900, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has brought joy to generations. In it, a girl's dream world comes to life as the cyclone lifts Dorothy from Kansas, depositing her in the enchanted land of the Munchkins. H ere she meets the famous Oz characters: the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman, the Cowardly Lion, and the Wicked Witch of the West. Her adventures along the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City and the Wizard himself evoke the rich, universal appeal of a classic fairy tale.

Synopsis:

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas.

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A cyclone hits Kansas and whirls away Dorothy and her little dog Toto to the magical Land of Oz, where wild beasts talk, silver shoes have magic powers, and good witches offer protection with a kiss. But Dorothy has made an enemy of the Wicked Witch of the West. With her new friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion, they brave many dangers in search of the Wonderful Wizard in his Emerald City at the heart of Oz to ask him to grant each of them what they most desire - only to find that they already possess it. Published at the dawn of the twentieth century, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz immediately captivated child and adult readers alike. This new edition includes many of W. W. Denslow's original illustrations, and the introduction considers both the famous MGM film version and recent literary theory in a fascinating discussion of this children's classic.

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Everyone's favorite farm girl finds herself on a strange odyssey with three new friends in this trip down Memory Lane, via the Yellow Brick Road. Repackaged and revised reissue.

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Everyone's favorite farmgirl, Dorothy from Kansas, finds herself on a strange odyssey with three new friends. Readers young and old alike will enjoy this trip down Memory Lane, via the Yellow Brick Road.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451530295
Author:
Baum, L. Frank
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Introduction by:
Barreca, Regina
Introduction:
Barreca, Regina
Author:
Barreca, Regina
Author:
Lanes, Selma G.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Oz (Imaginary place)
Subject:
Voyages, imaginary
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.00x4.24x.64 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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"Synopsis" by , After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas.
"Synopsis" by , A cyclone hits Kansas and whirls away Dorothy and her little dog Toto to the magical Land of Oz, where wild beasts talk, silver shoes have magic powers, and good witches offer protection with a kiss. But Dorothy has made an enemy of the Wicked Witch of the West. With her new friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion, they brave many dangers in search of the Wonderful Wizard in his Emerald City at the heart of Oz to ask him to grant each of them what they most desire - only to find that they already possess it. Published at the dawn of the twentieth century, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz immediately captivated child and adult readers alike. This new edition includes many of W. W. Denslow's original illustrations, and the introduction considers both the famous MGM film version and recent literary theory in a fascinating discussion of this children's classic.
"Synopsis" by , Everyone's favorite farm girl finds herself on a strange odyssey with three new friends in this trip down Memory Lane, via the Yellow Brick Road. Repackaged and revised reissue.

"Synopsis" by , Everyone's favorite farmgirl, Dorothy from Kansas, finds herself on a strange odyssey with three new friends. Readers young and old alike will enjoy this trip down Memory Lane, via the Yellow Brick Road.
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