L. FRANK BAUM
u003cbu003eThere is no place like home.u003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003eWe all know the movie and storyline well. But have you ever read the original novel? Influenced by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, L. Frank Baum created this classic story and fantasy using the dream of young Dorothy on her journey home to demonstrate the theme of good vs. evil. Throughout her adventure, she encounters several newfound friends: a scarecrow, a tin woodman, and a cowardly lion. They traverse the land of Oz together by following the famous yellow brick road to the stunning Emerald City. Though they encounter surprises along the way, what they find in the Emerald City shocks them. u003cbru003eu003culu003eu003cliu003eThis beautiful book comes with luxurious endpapers, a beautiful and stylish heat-burnished cover, and is a convenient 5 x 7 trim size for easy handling.u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eThe immediate success of u003ciu003eThe Wizard of Ozu003c/iu003e inspired L. Frank Baum to write thirteen more Oz books.u003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003eu003cbru003eu003ciu003eThe Wizard of Ozu003c/iu003e is one of the best-known and most widely translated stories in popular culture.u003cbru003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003eu003cbru003eu003cbu003eAbout the Word Cloud Classics series:u003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003eClassic works of literature with a clean, modern aesthetic! Perfect for both old and new literature fans, the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics provides a chic and inexpensive introduction to timeless tales. With a higher production value, including heat burnished covers and foil stamping, these eye-catching, easy-to-hold editions are the perfect gift for students and fans of literature everywhere.