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    In the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a huge cyclone transports the orphan Dorothy and her little dog Toto from Kansas to the Land of Oz, and she fears that she will never see Aunt Em and Uncle Henry ever again. But she meets the Munchkins, and they tell her to follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City where the Wonderful Wizard of Oz will grant any wish. On the way, she meets the brainless Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. The four friends set off to seek their heart's desires, and in a series of action packed adventures they encounter a deadly poppy field, fierce animals, flying monkeys, a wicked witch, a good witch, and the Mighty Oz himself. In Glinda of Oz, the last of the original `Oz' books, Dorothy and Princess Ozma seek the help of Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, when they find themselves in peril on the Magic Isle of the Skeezers.
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    'The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick'. When a tornado crashes through Kansas City, Dorothy and her dog Toto are whisked far away, over the rainbow, to a strange land called Oz. How will they ever get home? And what is at the end of the yellow brick road? Plucky Dorothy and Toto embark on a magical adventure to search for the Wizard of Oz and along the way encounter new friends: the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion. It includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can take the quiz and find out how much you really know about The Wizard of Oz! Vintage Children's Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
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    "He is more powerful than all the rest of us together. He lives in the City of Emeralds."Blown far way from her home to the magical land of Oz, little Dorothy must follow the yellow-brick road to the Emerald City and ask the Great and Powerful Wizard of Oz for help. With the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion by her side, Dorothy must first defeat the Wicked Witch of the West - but will the Wizard's magic be enough to get her home?
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    The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum is more than 100 years old but still has the power to transport its reader to another world.

    Dorothy and her dog Toto are hit by a tornado which deposits them in the strange and magical Land of Oz. To return home to Kansas, Dorothy must follow the Yellow Brick Road and find the elusive Wizard of Oz but her journey is full of obstacles - not least the Wicked Witch of the West...

    The Wizard of Oz is an unmissable read for children aged 9+ and a must-read book for fans of classic The Wizard of Oz film starring Judy Garland and the hit Disney prequel Oz: The Great and Powerful, starring James Franco, Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz.
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    What are you looking for? Friendship! Fantasy! Adventure! Excitement! Dorothy and her friends know there's only one person who can help make their wishes come true and that's the Wizard. But as they set off to find him, the Wicked Witch is never far behind ...Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in a stunning new edition, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with a vast assortment of recommendations and activities.
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    In the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a huge cyclone transports the orphan Dorothy and her little dog Toto from Kansas to the Land of Oz, and she fears that she will never see Aunt Em and Uncle Henry ever again. But she meets the Munchkins, and they tell her to follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City where the Wonderful Wizard of Oz will grant any wish. On the way, she meets the brainless Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. The four friends set off to seek their heart's desires, and in a series of action packed adventures they encounter a deadly poppy field, fierce animals, flying monkeys, a wicked witch, a good witch, and the Mighty Oz himself. In Glinda of Oz, the last of the original 'Oz' books, Dorothy and Princess Ozma seek the help of Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, when they find themselves in peril on the Magic Isle of the Skeezers.
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    Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, get swept away from their Kansas home in a cyclone, and find themselves in a strange land called Oz. There Dorothy meets the Munchkins and the Wicked Witch of the West and joins the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion on an unforgettable journey to the Emerald City to see the wonderful, all-powerful Wizard of Oz.
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    Take a walk down the yellow brick road and discover the magical kingdom of Oz. This retelling of the classic American fairy tale features perspective-bending illustrations that work magically with clever pop-ups and elaborate sounds.
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    A complete and unabridged, illustrated edition of L. Frank Baum's classic tale of magic and adventure. Join Dorothy and her little dog Toto on the yellow brick road, as they set off to explore the magical Land of Oz. Can they find the Wizard, defeat the Wicked Witch of the West, and return to Kansas?
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    After a tornado uproots her from her home in Kansas, Dorothy and her beloved dog Toto are whisked away to the strange and magical Land of Oz! Landing in Munchkin Country, and accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East, Dorothy and Toto embark on a quest to find the only person who can help them return home: Oz, the Great and Terrible Wizard...Setting off along the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, they quickly make new friends, including a Scarecrow, Tin Man and cowardly Lion, all of whom hope that Oz might help them in their own quests: to find brains, a heart and courage. But not everyone is so welcoming. The Wicked Witch of the West has vowed revenge for the death of her sister, and she will do everything in her power to ensure that Dorothy never makes it back to Kansas...This much loved classic story is brought to full-cast audio life by Big Finish. Dan Starkey and Jacqueline King have both recently been on TV in Doctor Who, with Dan as popular Sontaran Strax, and Jacqueline playing the mother of Catherine Tate's Donna Noble character. Stuart Milligan played disastrous magician Adam Klaus in BBC's hit Jonathan Creek. Although it's often thought of as a standalone tale, L Frank Baum wrote 17 sequels to The Wizard of Oz. CAST: Ally Doman (Dorothy Gale), Dan Bottomley (Scarecrow), Daniel Brocklebank (Tin Woodman), Alex Jordan (Cowardly Lion), Stuart Milligan (Oz), Rachel Atkins (The Wicked Witch of the West), Jacqueline King(The Good Witch of the North), Lizzie Hopley (Jinjur), Dan Starkey (Winged Monkey Captain).
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    Originally published in 1900, this is the book that inspired both the successful 1902 Broadway play and the 1939 film, which is one of the most beloved movies of all time. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is the American classic that follows Dorothy Gale through the Land of Oz to the Emerald City to find her way back home to Kansas. As she journeys along the yellow brick road, she befriends the scarecrow, the tin man, and the cowardly lion and has many adventures. With twenty-four full-color illustrations included, this beautiful, vibrant cloth-bound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every children's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.
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    Dorothy thinks she's lost forever when a tornado whirls her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful wizard in the Emerald City of Oz. On the way she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. But the Wicked Witch of the West has her own plans for the new arrival...Will Dorothy ever see Kansas again?
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    Journey through the magical world of Oz with Dorothy and friends in this 15 book collection by L. Frank Baum, redesigned and anglicised. These beloved children's classics will make the perfect gift - timeless and loved by all.Complete with well-known characters like Dorothy, Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion and Tin Woodman, this collection follows their adventures through the Four Countries of the Land of Oz and the glorious Emerald City. Featuring all 14 books in Baum's original work, and The Royal Book of Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson, children can let their imaginations run wild with the strange and magical creatures of Oz.
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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' is undoubtedly a classic. First published in 1900, it is now one of the most beloved children's books ever written. When Dorothy and Toto are suddenly swept off the plains of Kansas by a huge cyclone to the land of Oz, they meet up with some of the most endearing characters ever created - the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. Together they set off on a fantastic journey down the yellow brick road in search of the wonderful Wizard of Oz.
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    A baby is found by wood nymphs in the forest of Burzee. They raise him as their own and give him the name Neclaus. When he grows up, Neclaus has to leave the forest so he makes a home for himself in the laughing valley of Hohaha, where he lives amongst humans for the first time. He discovers there that many children are very poor and neglected so, to cheer them up, he whittles wooden toys as gifts. Eventually he makes presents for all the children and so the story of Santa Claus is born. Fashioned as a whimsical fairy tale, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus was published in 1902, just two years after L. Frank Baum's masterpiece of the imagination, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This festive Macmillan Collector's Library edition of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus features charming, original illustrations by Mary Cowles Clark and an afterword by writer and journalist Ned Halley. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.
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    This is the complete and unabridged story of "The Wizard of Oz", in which Dorothy, together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the cowardly Lion, makes her journey along the Yellow Brick Road in search of the wonderful wizard. Bringing together traditional handicraft with cutting-edge book design, the "Penguin Threads" series has already created a huge buzz among the art and book-collecting communities. This latest set features cover art by painter and illustrator Rachell Sumpter, who brings a unique, whimsical sensibility to the Threads. With vivid colours and ambitiously intricate details, these additions to our innovative series commissioned by award-winning creative director Paul Buckley are rich works of art to be cherished and shared.
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    'The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick,' said the Witch; 'so you cannot miss it. When you get to Oz do not be afraid of him, but tell your story and ask him to help you.' A cyclone hits Kansas and whirls away Dorothy and her little dog Toto to the magical Land of Oz, where wild beasts talk, silver shoes have magic powers, and good witches offer protection with a kiss. But Dorothy has made an enemy of the Wicked Witch of the West. With her new friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion, they brave many dangers in search of the Wonderful Wizard in his Emerald City at the heart of Oz to ask him to grant each of them what they most desire - only to find that they already possess it. Published at the dawn of the twentieth century, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) immediately captivated child and adult readers alike. This new edition includes many of W. W. Denslow's original illustrations, and the introduction considers both the famous MGM film version and recent literary theory in a fascinating discussion of this children's classic. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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    "I guess we won't go back to Kansas, anyway. I'd rather take my chances with the rest of you."With their farm now in the hands of the bank, Dorothy, Uncle Henry and Aunt Em have decided to live in the Emerald City forevermore, and set out to explore the magical land of Oz in the company of Dorothy's most beloved friends. But when news of an evil invasion reaches their ears, they must rush back to Ozma's side and face certain destruction together. Is this the end for our heroes.
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    "And now, if you'll kindly excuse me for a time, I'll go over to the castle and do my conquering."Dragged down through a whirlpool into the fairyland of Mo, Trot and Cap'n Bill must find their way to the safety of Oz. But as they pass through the dominion of the mean King Krewl, it takes the brains of the Scarecrow to find a way to return the throne to its rightful owner and save the people from the Wicked Witch's evil magic. But will Trot and Cap'n Bill ever make it back to Oz?
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    Read and colour your way down the yellow brick road through the Land of Oz! This delightfully quirky colouring-in and storybook edition of the well-loved classic The Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum, illustrated by Nikki Wright will delight readers and colourists of all ages. Click your heels, sharpen your pencils and bring the remarkable story of Dorothy to life.
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    In The Patchwork Girl of Oz, the Munchkins Unc Nunkie and Ojo the Unlucky call on the Crooked Magician, who introduces them to his latest creation: a living girl made out of patchwork quilts and cotton stuffing. But when an accident leaves beloved Unc Nunkie a motionless statue, it is up to Ojo to save him. As he searches for the magic ingredients that will restore his uncle to life, Ojo wonders if the mighty Wizard of Oz can help? In Tik-Tok of Oz, Betsy Bobbin and her loyal mule, Hank, wash up on the shores of an unknown fairyland during a storm. There they meet the clockwork man, Tik-Tok, and find themselves trapped in a battle with the king of the Nomes. In The Scarecrow of Oz, Cap'n Bill and Trot journey to Oz and, with the help of the Scarecrow, overthrow the cruel King Krewl of Jinxland.
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    This is a wonderful gift book. The complete and unabridged hugely popular story. Rediscover this classic American tale, brought to life through more than seventy stunning paintings by award-winning illustrator Robert Ingpen. Come with Dorothy and her friends as she sets off on an amazing adventure through the curious land of Oz.
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    "This is only fair and just, and is the risk you declared you were willing to take."The Royal Family of Ev have been taken prisoner by the evil Nome King, a monarch whose magical power is matched only by his wickedness and cruelty, With Princess Ozma at their side, Dorothy and her friends bravely risk their freedom to challenge the mighty King - but will they ever see the fair land of Oz again?