The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. A Commemorative Pop-Up
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Signed by author, "Remember, there's no place like home" on inside flap. Book in Fine condition. Appears never read. All movables in fine condition. 4th printing. Bookseller Inventory # 001279
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Review: To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the publication of L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz, master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has created a pop-up version of Dorothy's adventures in Oz that fans will find hard to resist. Modeling his depictions of Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the rest after W. W. Denslow's original art, Sabuda adds a third dimension that would have rocked Denslow's--and Baum's--world. A rapidly spinning cyclone actually casts a breeze over the startled reader's face. Glorious red poppies wave seductively in a field. And the Emerald City positively glitters with green, especially when young readers try on the special tinted "Spectacles for You" provided in a pocket on the page. The abridged text, provided in minibooklets set onto each page, covers enough basics for the Oz novice, but we recommend a read-aloud of the original, as well, for all the glory and detail of Baum's fantastic tale. Sabuda's homage to the classic is truly spectacular; even purists will gasp in delight at the sight of the humbug wizard floating away in his shiny green, gold, and blue hot-air balloon. This great introduction to the story of Oz doubles as a fun collector's item. (Ages 3 to 7) --Emilie Coulter
Title: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. A Commemorative ...
Publisher: Little Simon, New York
Publication Date: 2000
Illustrator: Sabuda, Robert
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
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