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The Wizard of Oz

Written by L. Frank Baum

Illustrated by Julia Sarda Portabella

The Wizard of Oz Synopsis

The unforgettable story of Dorothy's journey to the magical Land of Oz is retold in this beautiful gift book from renowned illustrator Julia Sarda. Meet Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, as they travel through the magical Land of Oz in search of the Emerald City, home to the mysterious Wizard of Oz. At Dorothy's side are her new friends, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion - determined to help her find the Wizard and get back home to Kansas. L. Frank Baum's classic tale, celebrating friendship, kindness and the power of belief is retold for a new generation of young readers - with glorious illustrations from acclaimed illustrator Julia Sarda. This is truly a gift book to treasure, a magical book for readers young and old! The Wizard of Oz film adaptation, starring Judy Garland, celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2019.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408359549
Publication date: 3rd October 2019
Author: L. Frank Baum
Illustrator: Julia Sarda Portabella
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages

About L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was best known for his children's books, particularly The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels, numbering fourteen books in total. He also wrote many novels, short stories and poems. The 1939 adaptation of Baum's first Oz book has become one of the best loved films in cinema history. L. Frank Baum was born in Chittenango, New York, and died in Hollywood, California. Julia Sarda is the acclaimed illustrator of Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein, One Day in Wonderland: A Celebration of Lewis Carroll's Alice, Sweep and The Liszts, as well as the creator of covers for many ...

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