The Wizard of Oz
This special 100th-anniversary edition of L. Frank Baum's classic features eye-catching embossed gold foil on a centennial medallion as well as on the title. Santore's Wizard of Oz is widely acknowledged as the quintessential illustrated version of the tale for the picture book audience. His... show more
This special 100th-anniversary edition of L. Frank Baum's classic features eye-catching embossed gold foil on a centennial medallion as well as on the title. Santore's Wizard of Oz is widely acknowledged as the quintessential illustrated version of the tale for the picture book audience. His lush, full-color illustrations grace every page of the faithfully condensed text--no language other than Baum's has been used. This special edition is the perfect one to share with the youngest children.
Publish date: September 12th 2000
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#1)
I got this book quite early, but it was a book I chose myself, so maybe somewhere between 7-10 years old? Anyway, I enjoyed it even though it was old. It was a Swedish translation. Then we went to England on vacation a couple of times and my sister found four hardcover books with illustrations that ...
The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz, or just The Wizard Of Oz, wasn't a book that I considered reading when I decided to read more classics this year. However my Bookishly subscription is random, so when it appeared in my inbox I was pleasantly surprised. I have watched the movie many times (it's dark histor...
A classic children's tale that has just the right balance of sweet and thrilling and scary, with an emphasis on the virtues of determination, courage, love, cooperation, and friendship, but without any tiresome moralizing. Hardcover that I picked up at a church rummage sale for the funky illustra...
The same as the movie and yet, so different too.If I was to describe the story and act like there was no movie to be seen, I would tell you about this dark and whimsical fantasy. Where witches rule the lands and creatures of many kinds are in abundance.I wish I had not seen the film. As epic as it w...
Charming little book. I can see why it's endured like it has. And this is so not a review. I apologize.