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W.W. Denslow
Birth date: May 25, 1856
Died: May 27, 1915
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Yvette - Bookworlder
Yvette - Bookworlder rated it 8 years ago
Like many Americans, I grew up watching the annual TV broadcast of the Hollywood movie version of The Wizard of Oz. And while I love the musical Wicked and the Zooey Deschanel miniseries Tin Man, I had absolutely no desire to read anything by L. Frank Baum (partly due to one of my sister's teenage ...
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Ungh... Arrr... Books! rated it 9 years ago
The Oz books played a big part in my early childhood reading adventures. My sister would read them to me... and I have great memories from that because eventually we had many of the books memorised and we'd role play a lot. I hadn't read this particular book in a long time (I wouldn't be able to rec...
Book-lectic rated it 9 years ago
After growing up watching the film and the other adaptations I was excited to finally read/listen to the actual book. It was a lovely story and quite different from the film. It gets off to quite a quick start and moves along at a good pace throughout. Many scenes took place in a different order or ...
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Leah's Bookshelf rated it 10 years ago
Rating: 3 of 5 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz just couldn't outshine its film adaptation. I think for the first time in my life - I'd have to really think on it to know for sure - I actually enjoyed a book less than its cinematic counterpart. Shocking, right?! It's not that the story was boring ...
ellaminnowpea rated it 10 years ago
I am a little disappointed that the annotated edition is tied in with the normal editions of this book on here. This was a Christmas present, a book I long coveted. I wrote two papers on The Wizard of Oz in grad school, one for a witchcraft literature class and one for a class on film adaptations of...
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