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)
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...
***Wanda’s Summer Carnival of Children’s Literature***Can you believe that I have never before read this book nor have I ever seen the movie? And yet it is such a part of our world that I feel like I already knew the story. I mean, Elton John sings about the yellow brick road, we all claim “there’s ...
I have to say I definitely love the movie more. Maybe because the movie is such a well known and favorite of everyone's? The book is definitely well written, obviously, but I liked the changes in the movie more. Dorothy finds herself in the world of Oz after a cyclone hits her home in Kansas. She...
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