The Wizard of Oz Author:L. Frank Baum This is a Companion Library edition; Illustrated by Anna Marie Magagna — An enchanting, make-believe world, populated with amusing, incredible, and marvelous creatures, unfolds to readers who travel with Dorothy and her little black dog Toto on the yellow brick road to the Emerald City of the wonderful Wizard of Oz. — On the journey, Dorothy meets... more » a Scarecrow who can?t scare anything; a Tin Woodman who is all rusted for lack of a bit of oil; and a Cowardly Lion who is afraid of everything. The Lion wants courage, the Scarecrow needs brains, and the Woodman covets a heart to love with. All Dorothy wants is to return to Uncle Henry and Aunt Em in Kansas, where she was abducted by a cyclone that dropped her in the land of the Munchkins.
The companions elect to go to the Emerald City to beg the great Oz to grant their wishes, never realizing the dangers of the trip. Before their wishes come true, they also discover an amazing secret about the magnificent Oz himself.« less