The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
When Dorothy and her little dog Toto are caught in a tornado, they and their Kansas farmhouse are transported to Oz, where Munchkins live, monkeys fly and Wicked Witches rule. Desperate to return home, and with the Wicked Witch of the West on their trail, Dorothy and Toto embark on a quest along... show more
When Dorothy and her little dog Toto are caught in a tornado, they and their Kansas farmhouse are transported to Oz, where Munchkins live, monkeys fly and Wicked Witches rule. Desperate to return home, and with the Wicked Witch of the West on their trail, Dorothy and Toto embark on a quest along the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Emerald City.
Publish date: May 13th 2010
Publisher: Virgin Books
Pages no: 208
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...