The Wizard of Oz.

  • 244 Pages
  • 2.25 MB
  • English
Macmillan , New York
StatementIllustrated by W. W. Denslow. Afterword by Clifton Fadiman.
SeriesThe Macmillan classics,, 5
LC ClassificationsPZ8.B327 Wh25
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5856599M
LC Control Number62018386

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, children’s book written by L. Frank Baum and first published in A modern fairy tale with a distinctly American setting, a delightfully levelheaded and assertive heroine, and engaging fantasy characters, the story was enormously popular and became a classic of children’s literature.

Frank Baum () published The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in and received enormous, immediate success. Baum went on to write seventeen additional novels in the Oz series.

Today, he is considered the father of the American fairy tale/5(K). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a brief and magical adventure tale filled straightforward prose, predictable plot, and uninteresting protagonists with a penchant for morbidity, self-mutilation, and decapitation while whimsically traipsing along in a bizarre land chock-full of eldritch creatures.4/5(K).

Collected here are all 14 Oz books written by Oz creator and visionary L. Frank Baum. These timeless original stories have been specially formatted for digital e-readers, in that they can conform to fit any screen size, and each and every chapter of every book in the table of contents have been linked to ease navigation throughout this mammoth anthology/5().

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Parents need to know that the movie The Wizard of Oz, which is full of Hollywood embellishments, has little to do with the spare, classic book by L.

Frank Baum, originally published in   The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a quite different story, and not to be missed.5/5. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

by L. Frank Baum. Ratings 11, Reviews published 6 editions. When Dorothy and her little dog Toto are caught Shelve The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Currently Reading.

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The Wizard of Oz books were a phenomenon, and unrivaled in fame. The popularity of television shows and book series like Harry Potter have only a portion of the popularity the Oz books enjoyed, specifically because they were the main form of entertainment for children and adults alike.

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Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter Summary. Find summaries for every chapter, including a The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter Summary Chart to help you understand the book.

By: L. Frank Baum () One of the greatest American novels and a popular culture sensation, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz depicts the adventures of the young Dorothy Gale, who is swept away from her colorless farm home in Kansas by a cyclone, and winds up in the magical Land of Oz.5/5(45).

Read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by author L. Frank Baum, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. His stories have formed the basis for such popular films as The Wizard of Oz () and Oz the Great and Powerful ().

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Early Life Lyman Frank Baum was born onin Chittenango, New Born: Second edition, second state, but the first Bobbs-Merrill printing of Baum's first book in the Oz series, originally published by George M.

Hill as "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" in Square 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 inches). (2) pp. Color illustrations throughout, including 16 plates. On that image alone we could rest our case that The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a fanciful book.

But there are loads of other imaginative touches, including a talking scarecrow, a man made of tin, armless men with projectile heads the list goes on. Oz is a place that's packed with strange sights, charming touches, and little delights.

”The wonderful Wizard of Oz” is a beautiful story and the author himself defined it as a modern fairytale.

We have to keep in mind that even though it has been more than hundred years since this book was published it still carries the name of a modern fairytale. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ZOOM Auto. PAGE. Book Reviewed by Stacey. Purchase Links. Lyman Frank Baum was an American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W.

Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children’s literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known today as simply The Wizard of Oz.

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The Oz book series by multiple authors includes books The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, and several more. See the complete Oz series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

The Wizard of Oz is a classic story that is as popular with adults as it is with kids. If you know someone who loves the story of Dorothy and her friends in Oz, then this personalized Wizard of Oz book could be the perfect gift for them!/5(6). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz These links will take you directly to the handouts.

Note that some of the links go to free items on Teachers pay Teachers. In the book and the play the shoes are silver, not ruby as they were famously depicted in the film.

In his reading of The Wizard of Oz, Littlefield believed that Dorothy was a stand-in for the average American, and that the magic silver shoes represented the late s free silver movement.

During the severe depression ofmany. The original novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” was actually incredibly violent, with Dorothy and friends killing nearly animals during their quest Mar 9, Domagoj Valjak Frank Baum’s novel ”The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” was published in and immediately became one of the most beloved children’s books in the United States.

First edition, second state. Cf. Schiller. Illustrated title-page in color, illustrated end-papers. "The engravings were made by the Illinois Engraving Company, the paper was supplied by the Dwight Brothers Paper Company, and Messrs. A. R. Barnes & Company printed the book for the publishers "--Lower paste-down.

Introduction dated April Schiller, J.G. Baum, 43 (LC copy 1) Schiller, J.G.The timeless story of the Wizard Of Oz. Follow Dorothy as she leaves Kansas for Oz on a cyclone.

She meets many strange, and wonderful people and creatures along the way. Enjoy it again with your children and family. L. Frank Baum's classic story that has made pop culture status. Summary by J. Hall.

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The original Wizard of Oz stories were told through a series of 14 episodic novels by L. Frank Baum, who wrote them in the early s. They find Dorothy and her Yellow Brick Road Gang meeting strange foes and strange friends alike on their road to Oz, chapter by chapter, book by book.