Published at the dawn of the twentieth century, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) immediately captivated children and adult readers alike. This new edition is the only one to include many of W.W. Denslow's original illustrations. The Introduction considers both the famous MGM film version and recent literary theory in a fascinating discussion of this timeless classic of children's literature. The story of Dorothy and her friends from Oz remains as popular now as whes classic of children's literature. The story of Dorothy and her friends from Oz remains as popular now as when it was first published in 1899.About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.… read more
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
We all face the same post-holiday predicament. What are we going to do with those heaping piles of new stuff? The answer is in a New Year refresh we're all motivated to participate in. Enlist the kids' help in cleanup time with these savvy storage products from Houzz.
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
Pregnancy can make it difficult to find trendy and stylish swimsuits, but it's not impossible. We've rounded up some of our favorite belly-friendly suits that you'll actually want to wear.
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
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Whether your child's school uniform is a sweater and khakis or a sweet dress, these classic pieces earn an A-plus for style.
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Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
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Join Civil War hero John Wesley Powell and his brave companions on the first successful river expedition through what was then the... uncharted region of the Grand Canyon. This daring journey is one of the great exploration adventures of the American west. read more
An I Spy 8x8 at $3ISBN13: 9780545415835Publisher: ScholasticPublication Year: 2012Format: PaperbackPages: 32
In this fluent reader a child gets hurt on the playground and needs stitches.
If your child or grandchild has ever wondered where Santa fits in with the traditional Christmas story, now you can read them Sant...a's Birthday Gift. Finally, a book that ties two holiday traditions into one inspirational tale of wonder - as Santa brings gifts to baby Jesus. The cleverly-written, rhyming book reveals Santa's adventure from toymaker to star follower - right into the heart of Bethlehem where he meets Baby Jesus in the manger. Delivering toys to a king is a touching experience for both Santa and readers alike, as they discover where the tradition began - Santa makes a promise to Jesus to bring gifts to good boys and girls each year on Jesus' birthday. This delightful story is engaging and delivers meaningful lessons using recognizable nativity characters, and of course, Santa and Jesus. Author Sherrill S. Cannon says her inspiration for this book came from her granddaughter who, after hearing the Christmas story, asked, "But where's Santa?" Cannon has been weaving stories and poems even before she could write. She enjoys the creative process and says her goal in each book is to teach good manners, as well as caring for others. Her background is in physical education, sports photography and she also had a column in a newspaper. Cannon is already working on several new children's books. Publisher's website: http: //www. eloquentbooks.com/SantasBirthdayGift. html read more
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics.‘“Come along, Toto,” she said. “We will go to the Em...erald City and ask the Great Oz how to get back to Kansas again.”’Swept away from her home in Kansas by a tornado, Dorothy and her dog Toto find themselves stranded in the fantastical Land of Oz. As instructed by the Good Witch of the North and the Munchkins, Dorothy sets off on the yellow brick road to try and find her way to the Emerald City and the Wizard of Oz, who can help her get home.With her companions the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy experiences an adventure full of friendship, magic and danger. A much-loved children’s classic, The Wizard of Oz continues to delight readers young and old with its enchanting tale of witches, flying monkeys and silver shoes. read more
Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, get swept away from their Kansas home in a cyclone, and find themselves in a strange land called... Oz. There Dorothy meets the Munchkins and the Wicked Witch of the West and joins the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion on an unforgettable journey to the Emerald City to see the wonderful, all-powerful Wizard of Oz. read more
An unabridged classic tale with dazzling modern illustrationThe Classics Reimagined series is a library of stunning collector's ed...itions of unabridged classic novels illustrated by contemporary artists from around the world. Each artist offers his or her own unique, visual interpretation of the most well-loved, widely read, and avidly collected literature from renowned authors. From Grimm's Fairy Tales to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and from Edgar Allen Poe to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, art lovers and book collectors alike will not be able to resist owning the whole collection.Enjoy Frank L. Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz as you've never seen it before! Olimpia Zagnoli's modern, illustrative interpretation of this classic tale follows Dorothy on her infamous journey to Oz. The quirky, colorful images breathe new life into this classic novel, making it a collectible for Oz lovers every where. read more
Dorothy is a young girl who lives on a Kansas farm with her Uncle Henry, Aunt Em, and little dog Toto. One day the farmhouse, with... Dorothy inside, is caught up in a tornado and deposited in a field in the country of the Munchkins. The falling house kills read more
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2016, ISBN13 9781531877422, ISBN10 1531877427
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is the first book in the Land of Oz series although Baum did not originally intend for Oz to be a serie...s. The story chronicles the adventures of Dorothy Gale in the Land of Oz, after being swept away from her Kansas farm home in read more
In the twelfth Oz story, the Tin Woodman and the Scarecrow meet Woot, a Gillikin boy. The Woodman tells him how the Wicked Witch o...f the East (punishing him for falling in love with her ward, Nimmie Amee) enchanted his axe, which then compelled him to chop read more
One of the true classics of American literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has stirred the imagination of young and old alike for... over four generations. Originally published in 1900, it was the first truly American fairy tale, as Baum crafted a wonderful fantasy out of such familiar items as a cornfield scarecrow, a mechanical woodman, and a humbug wizard who used old-fashioned hokum to express that universal theme, "Thereâ ²s no place like home." Follow the adventures of young Dorothy Gale and her dog, Toto, as their Kansas house is swept away by a cyclone and they find themselves in a strange land called Oz. Here she meets the Munchkins and joins the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion on an unforgettable journey to the Emerald City, where lives the all-powerful Wizard of Oz. This lavishly produced facsimile of the rare first edition contains all 24 of W.W. Denslowâ ²s original colour plates, the colourful pictorial binding, and the 130 two-colour illustrations that help make The Wonderful Wizard of Oz so special and enduring. Ages 9+ read more
L. Frank Baum's timeless classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was the ï- rst uniquely American fairy tale. A combination of enchanti...ng fantasy and piercing social commentary, this remarkable story has entertained and beguiled readers of all ages since it was ï- rst published in 1900. Ray Bradbury writes in his Introduction, "Both Baum and Shakespeare] lived inside their heads with a mind gone wild with wanting, wishing, hoping, shaping, dreaming," and it is this same hunger that makes all of us continue to seek out the story of Oz-and be nourished by it. This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the text of the deï- nitive ï- rst edition and includes the New York Times review of that edition as well as the original Preface by the author. read more
Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages. The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have b...rought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations. Yet the old time fairy tale, having served for gener read more
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491519134, ISBN10 1491519134
A cyclone sends little Dorothy and her dog Toto into the land of Oz, where she meets strange and magical people and goes on many a...dventures. read more
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781480560208, ISBN10 1480560200
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. read more