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The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

Author: L. Frank Baum

Genre: Children's Books / Fiction and Literature

Language: English

Summary:

One of the true classics of American literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has stirred the imagination of young and old alike for over four generations.

Originally published in 1900, it was the first truly American fairy tale, as Baum crafted a wonderful fantasy out of such familiar items as a cornfield scarecrow, a mechanical woodman, and a humbug wizard who used old–fashioned hokum to express that universal theme, "There's no place like home."

Follow the adventures of young Dorothy Gale and her dog, Toto, as their Kansas house is swept away by a cyclone and they find themselves in a strange land called Oz. Here she meets the Munchkins and joins the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion on an unforgettable journey to the Emerald City, where lives the all–powerful Wizard of Oz.

In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Baum developed his vision of a socialist paradise, it is the original book that started the wonderful series (that includes 14 books) and inspired the famous movie.

Here you have the full list with all the books of Oz:
Book 1: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Book 2: The Land of Oz
Book 3: Ozma of Oz
Book 4: Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
Book 5: The Road To Oz
Book 6: The Emerald CITY of Oz
Book 7: The Patchwork Girl of Oz
Book 8: Tik-Tok of OZ
Book 9: The Scarecrow of Oz
Book 10: Rinkitink in Oz
Book 11: The Lost Proncess of Oz
Book 12: The Tin Woodman of Oz
Book 13: The Magic of Oz
Book 14: Glinda of Oz

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