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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Discover the Real Dorothy Inside

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  • Seller:the_book_depository_
  • Sales Rank:6,588,619
  • Format:International Edition
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Pages:208
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
  • Dimensions (in):5 x 0.6 x 7.8
  • Publication Date:June 22, 2010
  • ISBN:0753539446
  • EAN:9780753539446
  • ASIN:0753539446
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Synopsis
Join Dorothy and friends on their wonderful journey through the strange and mysterious land of Oz in this much loved-classic.

When Dorothy and her little dog Toto are caught in a tornado, they and their Kansas farmhouse are suddenly 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 -- together with new friends the Tin Woodsman, Scarecrow and cowardly Lion -- embark on a fantastic quest along the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Emerald City. There they hope to meet the legendary, all-powerful Wizard of Oz, who alone may hold the power to grant their every wish.

Just as captivating as it was a hundred years ago, this is a story that all ages will love.
Amazon.com Review
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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