|aCover; Front matter; Title page; Copyright page; Body matter; Introduction; The Cyclone; The Council with the Munchkins; How Dorothy Saved the Scarecrow; The Road Through the Forest; The Resuce of the Tin Woodman; The Cowardly Lion; The Journey to the Great Oz; The Deadly Poppy Field; The Queen of the Field Mice; The Guardian of the Gate; The Wonderful City of Oz; The Search for the Wicked Witch; The Rescue; The Winged Monkeys; The Discovery of Oz, the Terrible; The Magic Art of the Great Humbug; How the Balloon Was Launched; Away to the South; Attacked by the Fighting Trees
|aThe Dainty China Country The Lion Becomes the King of the beasts; The Country of the Quadlings; Glinda The Good Witch Grants Dorothy's Wish; Home Again
|aAfter a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas
L. Frank Baum's classic story of Dorothy, whisked away by a tornado from her home in Kansas to the magical world of Oz, is brought to life in this brand new slipcase edition. Follow Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, as they make their way along the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, to try and find a way home. Along the way, they encounter a cast of unforgettable characters, including the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, the Wicked Witch of the West and, of course, the mysterious Wizard of Oz himself. Fully illustrated throughout, this beautiful book is guaranteed to enchant young readers aged 7 and up.
Lyman Frank Baum was born in Chittenango, New York in 1856 and had seven brothers and sisters. Until the age of twelve Baum was privately tutored at home and in 1869 he spent two years at a military academy. After various jobs including journalist and actor, Baum wrote his first novel Goose in Prose in 1897. He went on to write over sixty books, including, in 1900, his most famous novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. L. Frank Baum was married with four children and died in 191