A kansasi rónaság közepéről Dorkát és Totó kutyát a forgószél csodás vidékre repíti, a mumpicok országába. Kiderül, hogy a kislány messzire került az otthonától. A jóságos Északi Boszorkánytól megtudja, hogy Smaragdvárosba kell eljutnia Ozhoz, a legnagyobb varázslóhoz, mert csak az ő segítségével térhet vissza az otthonába.
L. Frank Baum's work is universally celebrated and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is known worldwide, in particular for its 1939 musical film adaptation starring Judy Garland as Dorothy. Published in 1900, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz depicted the young farm girl Dorothy and her pet dog Toto, who are swept away to the Land of Oz in a cyclone. Baum was inspired by the works of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, focusing on manipulating the fairy tale tradition with an American feel in the Oz series. This edition collects together the best of L. Frank Baum's Oz works, taking material from the very first 1900 publication of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and subsequent novels including Ozma of Oz, Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz and The Lost Princess of Oz.
Regarded as a modern fairy tale, L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz is one of America’s most cherished and enchanting children’s stories. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features original illustrations by W. W. Denslow, coloured by Barbara Frith, and an afterword by Professor Sarah Churchwell. Follow Dorothy, and her loyal dog Toto, as they are carried away from Kansas by a cyclone to the wonderful world of Oz. Wandering down the yellow brick road Dorothy meets her three famous companions – a Scarecrow longing for a brain, a Tin Woodman wishing for a heart, a cowardly Lion yearning for some courage – and together they travel to the illustrious Emerald City where they hope all their dreams will come true.
A stunningly beautiful hardback edition of the most famous journey in the world. Follow the yellow brick road! Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City and find the wonderfully mysterious Wizard of Oz. Together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion whom she meets on the way, Dorothy embarks on a strange and enchanting adventure. Also in Puffin Clothbound Classics: 9780241411148 Black Beauty 9780241411155 Dracula 9780241411162 The Secret Garden 9780241411193 A Christmas Carol 9780241411216 Treasure Island
This volume features the first two novels of L. Frank Baum's classic Oz series. In `The Wonderful Wizard of Oz', Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto are transported to the magical land of Oz, where they team up with the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman and Cowardly Lion to seek the help of the Wizard of Oz himself. In `The Marvelous Land of Oz', Tip, Jack Pumpkinhead, the Saw-Horse and the Woggle-Bug work together to help to save the Scarecrow's besieged city.
The unforgettable story of Dorothy's journey to the magical Land of Oz is retold in this beautiful gift book from renowned illustrator Julia Sarda. Meet Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, as they travel through the magical Land of Oz in search of the Emerald City, home to the mysterious Wizard of Oz. At Dorothy's side are her new friends, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion - determined to help her find the Wizard and get back home to Kansas. L. Frank Baum's classic tale, celebrating friendship, kindness and the power of belief is retold for a new generation of young readers - with glorious illustrations from acclaimed illustrator Julia Sarda. This is truly a gift book to treasure, a magical book for readers young and old!The Wizard of Oz film adaptation, starring Judy Garland, celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2019.