road to the city of Emerald is paved with yellow brick, so you cannot miss it. When you get to Oz do not be afraid of the Wizard, but tell him your story and ask him to help you.′
When Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are swept away from Kansas in a wild cyclone, they find themselves in the strange and magical land of Oz. On a quest to find her way back home, Dorothy and her friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion journey to the Emerald City where the great and powerful Wizard lives. Discover Dorothy′s unforgettable adventures in one of the most enchanting fantasy novels of all time.
This latest edition to the Charming Classics collection includes a paperback edition of L. Frank Baum′s classic fantasy novel The Wizard of Oz and a sparkling ruby slippers charm and necklace. A wonderful gift for all Dorothy fans!
L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) published The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900 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. His stories inspired the 1939 classic film The Wizard of Oz, one of the most widely viewed movies of all time.
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