The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Author:L. Frank Baum FULLY ILLUSTRATED AND ADAPTED — THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ — L. FRANK BAUM — The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is more than a story. It is a door to the world of wonder and magic. It is a new set of childhood friends. — It is a far away place where wishes are granted and dreams become real-- yet where the heart still yearns for home. — FOREWORD — A note to t... more »he reader --
A classic story rests in your hands. The characters are famous. The tale is timeless.
This Junior Classic edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has been carefully condensed and adapted from the original version (which you really must read when you're ready for every detail). We kept the well known phrases for you. We kept Lyman Frank Baum's style. And we kept the important imagery and heart of the tale.
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