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  • Published: 28 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141195018
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Popular Penguins


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Dorothy thinks she's lost forever when a tornado whirls her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful wizard in the Emerald City of Oz. On the way she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion. But the Wicked Witch of the West has her own plans for the new arrival – will Dorothy ever see Kansas again?

  • Pub date: 28 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141195018
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

About the Author

L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum was born in New York in 1856. The Wizard of Oz 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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