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Classic stories retold in exciting graphic novel format. Each title includes high-quality artwork, simple text, discussion questions and writing prompts.
This Courage Classic is reformatted into a smaller trim size and a lower price sure to make them necessities in any library. Beautiful, rich, and vibrant illustrations accompany this classic tales and makes it a treasures for all to read. Illustrator Greg Hildebrandt has done it again in his interpretation of this classic American fairytale.
'Readers who have followed Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz will be interested in Trot's equally strange experiences. Many children implored me to write something about the mermaids, and I willingly granted the request. The Sea Fairies.. .was received with much approval by my readers, many have written me that they like Trot almost as well as Dorothy This story of Sky Island has astonished me and I think it will also astonish you. The sky country is certainly a remarkable land.' L. Frank Baum In Sky Island are some other recognisable Oz characters, Button-Bright and Polychrome, the Rainbow's Daughter. You will also meet the bad Greatly Stately Irately Boolooroo who takes our friends prisoner, and the little blue dog that crows like a rooster, the pretty blue cat that sings like a bird, the soft, blue lamb that chatters like a monkey, the poetic blue parrot that barks like a dog and the fuzzy blue rabbit that roars like a lion. Giant 8.5 x 11 book
L. Frank Baum originally wrote 14 full length books set in 'Oz'. 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' being the first. Here we present the second in our 'Big Book of Oz' series containing Oz books 7 - 14. Classic tales still sure to delight all ages. Giant 8.5 x 11 book
When Zikky the Gopher wins the golden ball, he faces a tough decision - riches or happiness? Zikky follows his choice and enjoys his new life for a short wile, but soon he finds himself in trouble. Did the little gopher make the wisest decision, or will it be the end of him? L. Frank Baum's Discontented Gopher is a true American fairy tale. Danger lurks around every corner, and wisdon is hard-earned in this classic fable.
The Wizard of Oz has captured the hearts of children and adults alike since it was published in 1899. The beloved tale of Dorothy, her dog Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and their journey through the magical land of Oz is filled with excitement and suspense. This attractive illustrated hardback edition of the treasured classic is sure to be cherished for years to come. Sterling Children's Classics is a new series presenting timeless classic works of fiction in handsome hardback volumes at an unbelievable price. Parents, teachers, librarians and of course young readers will welcome these beautiful, unabridged editions of evergreen children's favourites. Each beautiful book features: original full colour dust jacket artwork; three-piece cloth binding; the highest quality paper; detailed spot illustrations; and a ribbon page marker. It is beautiful classic literature at a classic price!
The quintessential American fantasy celebrates its 100th anniversary in this definitive edition. More than a children's story, Oz stands as a demarcation point between American's rural past and urban future, harmoniously uniting a democratic spirit and a utopian vision with a prescient dark undercurrent that foreshadowed the Great Depression. This centennial edition, elegantly designed for all ages, includes rare and illuminating materials of interest to both first-time Oz readers and bibliophiles alike. Essays about L. Frank Baum's classic, its impact and enduring appeal accompany the text, and feature revealing critical and biographical information. This is the first in a series of definitive new and collectible Oz editions prepared in conjunction with The Baum Family Trust. Illustrated and fully annotated with essays by major Oz experts.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz remains one of the world's most widely-read books. Throughout a century of remarkable change, L. Frank Baum's classic tale has been embraced by generations of children and the young at heart. This special anniversary edition combines Baum's original text with the contributions of two artists: book illustrator Michael McCurdy and writer Ray Bradbury.
After being transported by a cyclone to the land of Oz, Dorothy and her dog are befriended by a scarecrow, a tin man, and a cowardly lion, who accompany her to the Emerald City to look for a wizard who can help Dorothy return home to Kansas.