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Puffin Classics : The Wizard of Oz - L. F. Baum

Puffin Classics : The Wizard of Oz

By: L. F. Baum, Cornelia Funke (Introduction by)

Paperback

Published: June 2008
For Ages: 8+ years old
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Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City and find the wonderfully mysterious Wizard of Oz. Together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion whom she meets on the way, Dorothy embarks on a strange and enchanting adventure.

With an enticing introduction by bestselling author, Cornelia Funke

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Buy it agian or something else

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Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Suspenseful
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

    • Older Readers
    • Reference
    • Travel Reading
    • Younger Readers

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    ISBN: 9780141321028
    ISBN-10: 0141321024
    Series: Puffin Classics (Paperback)
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 8+ years old
    For Grades: 3+
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 224
    Published: June 2008
    Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 13.2  x 1.9
    Weight (kg): 0.18

    L. Frank Baum

    Lyman Frank Baum, born May 15 1856, was an American author of children's books, best known for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen novel sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a host of other works (55 novels in total, plus four "lost" novels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings), and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and screen.

    His works anticipated such century-later commonplaces as television, augmented reality, laptop computers (The Master Key), wireless telephones (Tik-Tok of Oz), women in high risk, action-heavy occupations (Mary Louise in the Country), and the ubiquity of advertising on clothing (Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work).

    On May 5, 1919, Baum suffered from a stroke. He died quietly the next day, nine days short of his 63rd birthday.His final Oz book, Glinda of Oz, was published on July 10, 1920, a year after his death. The Oz series was continued long after his death by other authors, notably Ruth Plumly Thompson, who wrote an additional nineteen Oz books.

    Visit L. Frank Baum's Booktopia Author Page