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The Road to Oz - L. Frank Baum, John R. Neill
The Road to Oz
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Dorothy and Toto are off again on an exciting adventure down The Road to Oz!In order to help the lovable, ever-wandering Shaggy Man, Dorothy and Toto must journey through magical and mysterious lands. Soon the three are joined by a lost lad named Button-Bright and the beautiful young... show more
Dorothy and Toto are off again on an exciting adventure down The Road to Oz!In order to help the lovable, ever-wandering Shaggy Man, Dorothy and Toto must journey through magical and mysterious lands. Soon the three are joined by a lost lad named Button-Bright and the beautiful young Polychromethe Rainbow's Daughter. With magic at work and danger about, these new friends must journey through cities of talking beasts, across the Deadly Desert into the Truth Pond, and through many other strange and incredible places before they can reach the Emerald City.Along the way, Dorothy and her companions encounter a whole new assortment of fantastic and funny characters--the crafty King Dox of Foxville, the magical donkey King Kik-a-bray, the terrible bigheaded Scoodlers, and Johnny Dooit (who can do anything)--along with old friends Jack Pumpkinhead, Tik-tok, Billina, and, of course, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow, and the wonderful Wizard himself.The Road to Oz is the fifth adventure in the magical Land of Oz. For the first time since the original 1909 edition, this stunning new facsimile edition illustrates Dorothy's fantastic adventures on different colors of paper reflecting where she and her friends are on the road to Oz. Featuring all of John R. Neill's 126 striking pen-and-ink drawings, this handsome deluxe edition is one to be treasured for years to come.Afterword by Peter Glassman. This deluxe facsimile of the fifth Oz adventure reunites Dorothy and her friends for Princess Ozma's glorious birthday party. For the first time since the original 1909 edition, the 126 masterful illustrations are printed on colored papers, exactly as the author intended. A Books of Wonder Classic.
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ISBN: 9780688099978 (0688099971)
Publisher: Books of Wonder
Pages no: 267
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#5)
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Bridget Blogs Books
Bridget Blogs Books rated it
5.0 The Road to Oz (Oz #5) by L. Frank Baum
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
1.0 The Road to Oz
So I hated this book. Like a lot. I got this way back in February and only finished it in July because I started going through my Kindle device and started downloading books to read back in February. I originally only read 4 percent and said nope and put the book aside. When I finished it in July I ...
The Paper Gardens
The Paper Gardens rated it
4.0 The Road to Oz
"The Love Magnet! Why, what's that?""I'll show you, if you won't tell any one," he answered, in a low, mysterious voice.I am sorry to say that Dorothy does not get turned into a skin suit in this book, after all.The Road to Oz is much more character driven than the previous stories. While each book ...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
3.0 The Road to Oz
Another wonderful Morrow Books of Wonder edition. Each section has different color pages.
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
1.0 The Road to Oz
Absolute treacle.I know this is an Edwardian child's book. So I shouldn't be so outraged to discover a book about a journey begun by blithely walking away from one's house with a shaggy man with kind eyes fondling, he assures you, the love magnet in his pocket. This journey is then revealed to have ...
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