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    • ISBN:9781408359549
    • Publication date:03 Oct 2019

The Wizard of Oz

By L. Frank Baum
Illustrated by Júlia Sardà

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The unforgettable story of Dorothy's journey to the magical Land of Oz is retold in this beautiful book from renowned illustrator Júlia Sardà.

The unforgettable story of Dorothy's journey to the magical Land of Oz is retold in this beautiful gift book from renowned illustrator Júlia Sardà.

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 Júlia Sardà. 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.

Biographical Notes

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was best known for his children's books, particularly The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels, numbering fourteen books in total. He also wrote many novels, short stories and poems. The 1939 adaptation of Baum's first Oz book has become one of the best loved films in cinema history. L. Frank Baum was born in Chittenango, New York, and died in Hollywood, California.

Júlia Sardà is the acclaimed illustrator of Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein, One Day in Wonderland: A Celebration of Lewis Carroll's Alice, Sweep and The Liszts, as well as the creator of covers for many bestselling novels including The Clockwork Sparrow and Beetle Boy. She lives in Barcelona.

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  • ISBN: 9781408359563
  • Publication date: 03 Oct 2019
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