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The wonderful Wizard of Oz

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Published by Signet Classics in New York .
Written in English


  • Oz (Imaginary place) -- Fiction,
  • Gale, Dorothy (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Wizard of Oz (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Scarecrow (Fictitious character : Baum) -- Fiction,
  • Cowardly Lion (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Tin Woodman (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Voyages, Imaginary -- Fiction

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After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.

Edition Notes

StatementL. Frank Baum ; with a new introduction by Regina Barreca and original illustrations by W. W. Denslow.
ContributionsDenslow, W. W. 1856-1915.
LC ClassificationsPS3503.A923 W59 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17892969M
ISBN 100451530292
ISBN 109780451530295
LC Control Number2007271065

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