The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Author: Lyman Frank Baum
Publisher: My Ebook Publishing House
ISBN: 9786068846316
Release Date: 2016-07-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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. This is probably one of the most beautiful digital version ever made of this story, containing over 100 gorgeous illustrations. The story chronicles the adventures of a girl named Dorothy Gale in the Land of Oz. As Baum says in the introduction "It aspires to being a modernized fairy tale, in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out." And it succeeds wonderfully. It is one of the best-known stories in American popular culture and has been widely translated.

Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz

Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 0871298023
Release Date: 1979
Genre: Children's plays, American

A musical play featuring Dorothy and the other characters from Oz.

The Wizard of Oz

Author: L. F. Baum
Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 9789350838877
Release Date: 2014-10-29
Genre: Fiction

This is the story of Dorothy and her friends. She goes to Kansas. The Good Witch and her friends help her go to meet the Wizard of Oz. Many weird episodes would enthral the young readers of today. The original flavour of these classics has been carefully retained in these abridged versions. Must be read by the youth, housewives, students and executives.

The Wizard of Oz

Author: Martin Powell
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 9781406214208
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Fantasy comic books, strips, etc

Graphic Novel. Some of the world's best stories, retold in dynamic graphic format. Well-known villians and heroes take on a new shape while staying true to their original authors.

The Making of The Wizard of Oz

Author: Aljean Harmetz
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781613748350
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Performing Arts

“Fantastic.” Gore Vidal, New York Review of Books “Grand.” Ray Bradbury, Los Angeles Times “Definitive.” Salmon Rushdie, The New Yorker “A fluent, incisive and fair history of life in Hollywood during the golden age of films. The author seems to have talked to everyone with knowledge of what went on at MGM in its heyday. . . . Marvelous.” Publishers Weekly From the ten scriptwriters at work to the scandal headlines of Munchkin orgies at the Culver City Hotel to the Witch's (accidental) burning, here is the real story of the making of The Wizard of Oz. This richly detailed re-creation brings alive a major Hollywood studio and reveals, through hundreds of interviews (with cameramen, screenwriters, costume designers, directors, producers, light technicians, and actors), how the factory-like Hollywood system of moviemaking miraculously produced one of the most enduring and best-loved films ever made. We watch it happen--the bright, idiosyncratic, wildly devoted MGM-ers inventing the lines, the songs; flying hordes of monkeys through the sky; growing a poppy field; building the Emerald City (and 60 other sets); designing and sewing the nearly 1,000 costumes; enduring the pressures from the front office; choosing the actors. Here is Oz, a marvelous, unprecedented experience of studio life as it was lived day by day, detail by detail, department by department, at the most powerful and flamboyant studio Hollywood has ever known--at its moment of greatest power. Aljean Harmetz is the author of The Making of Casablanca, On the Road to Tara: The Making of Gone with the Wind, and other books.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Author: L Frank Baum
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 9783736801721
Release Date: 2017-05-22
Genre: Fiction

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum. The story chronicles the adventures of a young girl named Dorothy Gale in the Land of Oz, after being swept away from her Kansas farm home in a cyclone. Dorothy is a young orphaned girl raised by her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em in the bleak landscape of a Kansas farm. She has a little black dog Toto, who is her sole source of happiness on the dry, gray prairies. One day the farmhouse, with Dorothy and Toto inside, is caught up in a cyclone and deposited in a field in Munchkin Country, the eastern quadrant of the Land of Oz. The falling house kills the evil ruler of the Munchkins, the Wicked Witch of the East. The Good Witch of the North comes with the Munchkins to greet Dorothy and gives Dorothy the Silver Shoes (believed to have magical properties) that the Wicked Witch of the East had been wearing when she was killed. In order to return to Kansas, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy that she will have to go to the "Emerald City" or "City of Emeralds" and ask the Wizard of Oz to help her. Before she leaves, the Good Witch of the North kisses her on the forehead, giving her magical protection from trouble. On her way down the road of yellow bricks, Dorothy frees the Scarecrow from the pole he is hanging on, restores the movements of the rusted Tin Woodman with an oil can, and encourages them and the Cowardly Lion to journey with her and Toto to the Emerald City. The Scarecrow wants to get a brain, the Tin Woodman wants a heart, and the Cowardly Lion wants courage. All four of the travelers believe that the Wizard can solve their troubles. The party finds many adventures on their journey together, including overcoming obstacles such as narrow pieces of the yellow brick road, vicious Kalidahs, a river, and the Deadly Poppies.

The Wizard of Oz Peter Pan

Author: Lucy Forte
Publisher: Benchmark Education Company
ISBN: 9781936258215
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre:

What did the reviewers think of The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan? Will you agree or disagree with the reviewers? Read this book to find out.

The Wonderful World of Oz

Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440674353
Release Date: 1998-08-01
Genre: Fiction

This fully annotated volume collects three of Baum's fourteen Oz novels in which he developed his utopian vision and which garnered an immense and loyal following. The Wizard of Oz (1900) introduces Dorothy, who arrives from Kansas and meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, and a host of other characters. The Emerald City of Oz (1910) finds Dorothy, Aunt Em, and Uncle Henry coming to Oz just as the wicked Nome King is plotting to conquer its people. In Baum's final novel, Glinda of Oz (1920), Dorothy and Princess Ozma try to prevent a battle between the Skeezers and the Flatheads. Tapping into a deeply rooted desire in himself and his loyal readers to live in a peaceful country which values the sharing of talents and gifts, Baum's imaginative creation, like all great utopian literature, holds out the possibility for change. Also included is a selection of the original illustrations by W. W. Denslow and John R. Neill. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Wizard of Oz

Author: Frank Baum
Publisher: Trajectory, Inc.
ISBN: 9781620282922
Release Date: 2013-07-11
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

"There's no place like home" Follow the yellow brick road filled with the adventures of young Dorothy and her dog, Toto. Their Kansas house is swept away by a cyclone and they find themselves in a strange land called Oz. Here Dorothy meets the Munchkins and joins the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion on an unforgettable journey to the Emerald City, where lives the powerful Wizard of Oz. The Wizard of Oz is story of quiet wisdom and gentle humor that generations have remembered with a special feeling of affection. Beautifully illustrated, this tale captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of reading. A must-have classic for your digital library!

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

Author: L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum
Publisher: Trajectory Inc
ISBN: 9781632094582
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. "Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz" by Lyman Frank Baum is a classic children's novel. When Dorothy falls underground in an earthquake, she ends up in the magical Land of Oz and makes friends with a Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, and more!

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Author: Roland Mann
Publisher: Steerforth Press
ISBN: 9789380028514
Release Date: 2011-03
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Retells in graphic novel format L. Frank Baum's story about how Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas after a cyclone drops her in the land of Oz.

The Wizard of Oz

Author: Beth Bracken
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9781623700263
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Dorothy is transported over the rainbow in this picture book adaptation of the classic movie,The Wizard of Oz.

The Wizard of Oz and Philosophy

Author: Randall E. Auxier
Publisher: Open Court
ISBN: 9780812697827
Release Date: 2011-08-31
Genre: Philosophy

From the bedtime story by L. Frank Baum to the classic 1939 film, no story has captured the imaginations of generations of children — and adults — like The Wizard of Oz. The story of Dorothy’s journey through Oz, the colorful characters, places, songs, and dialogue have permeated popular culture around the world. The contributors to this volume take a very close look at The Wizard of Oz and ask the tough questions about this wonderful tale. They wonder if someone can possess a virtue without knowing it, and if the realm of Oz was really the dream or if Kansas was the dream. Why does water melt the Wicked Witch of the West and why does Toto seem to know what the other characters can’t seem to figure out? The articles included tackle these compelling questions and more, encouraging readers to have discussions of their own.

Over the Rainbow

Author: Paul Nathanson
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791407098
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Religion

Over the Rainbow shows how Dorothy s passage from Kansas to Oz and back again recapitulates paradigmatic stories of both America and Christianity. Defining human identity on three symbolic levels (individual, collective, and cosmic), Nathanson shows that The Wizard of Oz has come to be a secular myth. "