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Wizard of Oz

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ISBN-10: 0194237451

ISBN-13: 9780194237451

Edition: 2007

Authors: L. Frank Baum, Rosemary Border, Gillian McLean, Jennifer Bassett

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Dorothy lives in Kansas, and one day a cyclone blows her house to a strange country called Oz, where Dorothy makes friends with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. But she wants to go home to Kansas. Only one person can help her, and he is the country's famous Wizard. So Dorothy and her friends take the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, to find the Wizard of Oz.
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Book details

List price: $10.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/29/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

Best known as the author of the Wizard of Oz series, Lyman Frank Baum was born on May 15, 1856, in New York. When Baum was a young man, his father, who had made a fortune in oil, gave him several theaters in New York and Pennsylvania to manage. Eventually, Baum had his first taste of success as a writer when he staged The Maid of Arran, a melodrama he had written and scored. Married in 1882 to Maud Gage, whose mother was an influential suffragette, the two had four sons. Baum often entertained his children with nursery rhymes and in 1897 published a compilation titled Mother Goose in Prose, which was illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. The project was followed by three other picture books of…