The Wizard Of Oz

Wizard of OzThis picture book adaptation of the classic Oz story tells about Dorothy and her little dog Toto after they get swept away by a powerful cyclone to the Land of Oz on the other side of the rainbow. Elements from the original that may not be familiar, such as the bear-tiger Kalidahs, are included. Dorothy meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman whose limbs are made of cans of salmon, corn, and chile con carne, and the Cowardly Lion. Together they search for the great Wizard and a way back home, a brain, a heart, and courage. This beautifully illustrated edition is a perfect introduction to L. Frank Baum’s story and a fresh take on the classic made famous by the 1939 movie musical. mjw
Title: The Wizard Of Oz
Author: Anouk Filippini, adapted from the novel by L. Frank Baum (1856-1919)
: Elodie Coudray
: Anzou Publishing.  Paris, France
: 2016
Original Language
: French
: Susan Allen Maurin
Original Title
: Le Magicien d’Oz
Original Publisher
: Anzou Publishing.  Paris, France
Original Copyright
: 2016
: 978-2-7338-3942-9
Hardcover pages
: 40
Age range
: 8 up
: Picture Book, Fantasy
Author’s ethnicity
: French
Author’s residence
: France
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: French
Illustrator’s residence
: France
: Fairytales, Fantasy, Folktales, Magic, Witches, Wizards

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