LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

Emerald City of Oz

Written by L. Frank Baum

Emerald City of Oz Synopsis

The Emerald City of Oz is the sixth of L. Frank Baum's fourteen Land of Oz books. It was also adapted into a Canadian animated film in 1987. At the beginning of this story, it is made quite clear that Dorothy, the primary protagonist of many of the previous Oz books, is in the habit of freely speaking of her adventures to her only living relatives, her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. Neither of them believes a word of her stories, but consider her a dreamer. She is undeterred, unlike her alter ego in the film Return to Oz, who is much perturbed by her guardians' doubts. Later, it is revealed that the destruction of their farmhouse by the cyclone in the original book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has left Uncle Henry in terrible debt. In order to pay it, he has taken out a mortgage on his farm. If he cannot repay his creditors, they will seize the farm...

Book Information

ISBN: 9781470993368
Publication date: 13th March 2013
Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: Lulu.com Lulu.com
Format: eBook

About L. Frank Baum

More About L. Frank Baum

More Books By L. Frank Baum

Cover for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Cover for The Wizard of Oz (illustrated by Robert Ingpen) by L. Frank Baum
View All Books By L. Frank Baum

Share this book

LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×