Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The

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ISBN 100553213849
ISBN 139780553213843

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, children’s book written by L. Frank Baum and first published in A modern fairy tale with a distinctly American setting, a delightfully levelheaded and assertive heroine, and engaging fantasy characters, the story was enormously popular and became a classic of children’s literature.

"The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" feels like your first voyage, you only have a few personal items and the world is for your eyes a newborn. The story starts in Kansas, with a girl called Dorothy, that is taken away by a cyclone to the Land of Oz, a land that feels familiar The book its magic is feed by the popular folklore from the U.S/5(K).

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a brief and magical adventure tale filled straightforward prose, predictable plot, and uninteresting protagonists with a penchant for morbidity, self-mutilation, and decapitation while whimsically traipsing along in a bizarre Wonderful Wizard of Oz chock-full of eldritch creatures.4/5(K).

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'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,' celebrates its th birthday this year—the first book in L. Frank Baum's classic children's fantasy series was published on   Parents need to know that the movie The Wizard of Oz, which is full of Hollywood embellishments, has little Wonderful Wizard of Oz do with the spare, classic book by L.

Frank Baum, originally published in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a quite different story, and not to be missed. It has magic, great characters, tongue-in-cheek humor, a good deal of sturdy 5/5.

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Only 16 left in stock (more on the way). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz By: L. Frank Baum () One of the greatest American novels and a popular culture sensation, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz depicts the adventures of the young Dorothy Gale, who is swept away from her colorless farm home in Kansas by a cyclone, and winds up in the magical Land of Oz.5/5(45).

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The book would sell out its first run of 10, copies in eight months and go on to sell a total of 3 million copies before it fell into the public domain in CAMEROON MAGAZINE - CAMEROUN INFO. L Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” book review from San Francisco. From The San Francisco Call (California) Novem “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” by L Frank Baum, with pictures by W.

Denslow (the creators of “Father Goose: His Book”), was published September 1 by the George M Hill Company of Chicago and New York. The book is in every. Lyman Frank Baum (/ bɔːm /; – May 6, ) was an American author chiefly famous for his children's books, particularly The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels.

He wrote 14 novels in the Oz series, plus 41 other novels, 83 short stories, over poems, and at least 42 en: 4 including Frank Joslyn Baum, Harry Neal. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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Courage -- Juvenile fiction. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter I. The Cyclone. DOROTHY LIVED IN the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the farmer's wife. Their house was small, for the lumber to build it had to be carried by wagon many Size: 2MB.

Political interpretations of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz include treatments of the modern fairy tale (written by L.

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Frank Baum and first published in ) as an allegory or metaphor for the political, economic, and social events of America in the s. Scholars have examined four quite different versions of Oz: the novel ofthe Broadway play ofthe Hollywood film of. item 3 Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book The Fast Free Shipping - Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book The Fast Free Shipping.

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When Dorothy and her little dog Toto are caught Shelve The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Currently Reading. Currently Reading. The Marvelous Land of Oz. by L. Frank Baum. 17, Ratings 1, Reviews published ”The wonderful Wizard of Oz” is a beautiful story and the author himself defined it as a modern fairytale.

We have to keep in mind that even though it has been more than hundred years since this book was published it still carries the name of a modern fairytale. Book Reviewed by Stacey. Purchase Links. Lyman Frank Baum was an American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W.

Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children’s literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known today as simply The Wizard of Oz. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Resources WEBSITES. A Cool Exhibit by the Library of Congress Interesting documents, manuscripts, early reviews of the book (it was an instant success!), and more.

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(William Wallace),ill. Inhe published his best known book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Eventually he wrote fifty-five novels, including thirteen Oz books, plus four “lost” novels, eighty-three short stories, more than two hundred poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings.

Baum died on May 6, /5(8). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was originally published in For that reason, I can understand how many might think it will not be interesting, what with all the Percy Jackson type stories out there now.

In fact, I am ashamed to admit that I felt the same way when I decided to read it to my daughter/5(9). Frank Baum's famous children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was first published on Today it is more commonly known under the shortened title, The Wizard of Oz.

The musical premiered in New York City on Janu Featured in our collection of Books for Young Readers and 25 Great American Novels. Since it was first published inThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz has enchanted readers of all ages with its lovable characters, gentle humor, and quiet wisdom. This complete and unabridged edition of L.

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Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! When you get to Oz do not be afraid of him, but tell your story and ask him to help you." One of the best-known stories of all time, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz—often shortened to The Wizard of Oz—is a timeless classic.

Written as a children's book, it has captured the hearts and minds of generations and can be read and enjoyed at any age/5().