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The Emerald City of Oz - L. Frank Baum, Peter Glassman, John R. Neill
The Emerald City of Oz
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For the first time in more than eighty years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available again with the metallic "emerald" green ink that illuminated the color plates of the original edition.Join Dorothy and the Wonderful Wizard as they take Aunt Em and Uncle Henry on a... show more
For the first time in more than eighty years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available again with the metallic "emerald" green ink that illuminated the color plates of the original edition.Join Dorothy and the Wonderful Wizard as they take Aunt Em and Uncle Henry on a fabulous tour of Oz. During their journey they encounter such amazing and amusing people as King Kleaver with his Spoon Brigade and Miss Cuttenclip of the land of paper dolls. But while Dorothy and her friends play, the wicked Nome King has joined forces with the terrible Whimsies, the fearsome Growleywogs, and the evil Phanfasms in a plot to capture the Emerald City. Will Dorothy's friends discover the danger before it's too late?All the enchantment of Oz is here for a whole new generation to discover in this deluxe new edition featuring ninety black-and-white pictures and sixteen dazzling five-color plates by Oz artist John R. Neill.Afterword by Peter Glassman. For the first time in more than eighty years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available with the metallic "emerald" green ink that illuminated the original edition. A Books of Wonder(R) Classic
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780688115586 (0688115586)
ASIN: 688115586
Publisher: William Morrow Books of Wonder
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#6)
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Line Bookaholic
Line Bookaholic rated it
4.0 #26 - The Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Dorothy’s Aunt and Uncle are in trouble at the farm. They do not have enough money to pay everything and they might be expulsed. Dorothy says to them they could go and live in Oz with her and Ozma agrees to that. So, once again, we found ourselves in the beautiful Land of Oz where Dorothy is going t...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
4.0 The Emerald City of Oz (Books of Wonder)
I love the Morrow Books of Wonder editions. This one has green metallic ink on the main illustrations. Magic!
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
2.0 The Emerald City of Oz, Oz #6
I want Ozma to fail. For completely different reasons, of course, than the Nomes, the Whimsies, the Growleywogs, and the Phanfasms, but the end result is about the same.The Oz books start to get better with 'The Emerald City', but my crabby grown-uptitude about continuity and plot and something meat...
The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it
4.0 Emerald City of Oz
Ah yes, the Nome King gets angry and tries to invade OZ (with three of his most dangerous buddies), but all is saved by dues ex machina. This is the closest OZ ever came to any real danger and also one of the better plotlines Baum ever had. Interspersed with that plot is the one where Dorothy and h...
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1.0 The Emerald City of Oz (Oz #6)
Dorothy's aunt and uncle come to Oz after failing to make the farm work. It was just to much "oh, everyone is good and happy in Oz" in one chapter while the next shows some neerdowell getting together all the malcontent elements of Oz. Baum just contradicted himself and it was all extremely, too muc...
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