The Wizard of Oz
The ultimate gift edition of L. Frank Baum’s beloved storyjust in time to celebrate the 70th anniversary of MGM’s classic film adaptation! Featuring a ribbon marker, this magical version is redesigned and reproduced from the original art.Charles Santore has crafted a very personal, highly... show more
The ultimate gift edition of L. Frank Baum’s beloved storyjust in time to celebrate the 70th anniversary of MGM’s classic film adaptation! Featuring a ribbon marker, this magical version is redesigned and reproduced from the original art.Charles Santore has crafted a very personal, highly visual, and dazzling interpretation, with a carefully condensed text that uses virtually no words other than Baum’s own. Readers of all ages will follow the Yellow Brick Road on an unforgettable journey that takes them from Dorothy’s gray Kansas home into the blue Munchkin land; the sparkling bejeweled Emerald City; the dark, foreboding forest; and the ruby-red throne room of Glinda the Good Witch.Michael Patrick Hearn, the world’s leading authority on The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum, provides an enlightening introduction.
Publish date: October 6th 2009
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#1)
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.
I'm not sure if I ever read this book before, but I bought it thanks to the unusual illustration style of Michael Sieben, thinking Lily would like it. We just finished it up as her bedtime story, though at 2.5 years old, she's short on attention, so we'll be reading it again when she's older and mor...
I started watching the new show Emerald City the other day and thought I'd read this again. I haven't read it since college. My history teacher explained the meaning behind everything in great detail about the bimetallic standard, William Jennings Bryan, factory workers, farmers, etc. etc. etc. E...
This a classic book with a great story! The Lexile level is 730L. would use this in a 1st grade classroom in mathematics. I would make a Yellow Brick Road of paper for the classroom floor (or go outside and use yellow street chalk). I would ask the students, "How many bricks would it take to make ou...