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  • Published: 7 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9780448455884
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48

L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz



When a tornado hits her farmhouse in Kansas, Dorothy is caught up in a whirlwind of adventure, complete with flying monkeys, talking lions, and silver slippers. Advanced readers will join Dorothy, Toto, and her friends from Oz on an unforgettable journey down the Yellow Brick Road in this Level 4 reader.

The Wizard of Oz will now join classics like The Secret Garden and Alice in Wonderland in the Penguin Young Readers program!

  • Published: 7 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9780448455884
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48

About the author

L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum was born in New York in 1856. The Wizard ofOz was based on a story he used to tell his own children. It was published in 1900 and became an international bestseller. The Wizard of Oz was made into a stage play in 1902 and a film starring Judy Garland in 1939. Baum wrote 12 more Oz novels and six short stories. After his death in 1919, his publishers carried on producing Oz stories and didn't stop until 1963!

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