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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum

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ISBN 10: 1613822235 / ISBN 13: 9781613822234
Published by Simon & Brown
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156 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.This beautifully illustrated, full-color adaptation of The Wizard of Oz has been carefully abridged for young listeners. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781613822234

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Title: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Publisher: Simon & Brown

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Join Dorothy Gale, Toto, and all of her friends as they explore the incredible land of Oz. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is American's most enduring fairy tale. From the moment Dorothy puts on the silver slippers (changed to ruby slippers by MGM to take advantage of their new advance in movie making: color) until the moment she clicks her heals and returns home to Kansas you will be swept away and captivated by her extraordinary story. This lavishing illustrated edition has more than one hundred and fifty of the original W. W. Denslow illustrations.

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For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however, goes a long way toward providing a new and refreshed set of images for the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the humbug wizard. These illustrations are often cockeyed, with occasional realistic details thrown in, like a crow with a corncob in its beak in the first portrait of the Scarecrow. The characters have a poignance and oddity that escaped the makers of the Oz movie.

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