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The Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum
The Wizard of Oz
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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions... show more
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.This edition of The Wizard of Oz includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Jane Yolen.In a terrifying instant of darkness, a tornado snatches up Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto, whirling them on the wild wind out of Kansas and straight to Oz.In this wondrous world of sorcery and danger, Munchkins, flying monkeys, talking mice and fighting trees, all Dorothy wants to do is go home...Together with the Scarecrow who wants a brain, the Tin Man who wants a heart, and the Cowardly Lion who wants courage, Dorothy and Toto must follow the Yellow Brick Road to find the Wizard of the Emerald City. But before the wizard of Oz will grant their wishes, Dorothy and her friends must do the impossible--Destroy the all-powerful Wicked Witch of the West....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780812523355 (0812523350)
Publisher: Tor Classics
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Oz (#1)
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Bookloving writer
Bookloving writer rated it
0.0 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
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 ...
@Vee_Bookish
@Vee_Bookish rated it
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...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
4.0 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ★★★★☆
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...
Freda's Voice
Freda's Voice rated it
4.0 The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum
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...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
4.0 The Wizard of Oz
Charming little book. I can see why it's endured like it has. And this is so not a review. I apologize.
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