The Wizard of Oz

Tor Classics

L. Frank Baum

Tor Classics

Download Image L. Frank Baum The Wizard of Oz

Available Formats

Book
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.

This edition of The Wizard of Oz includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Jane Yolen.

In a terrifying instant of darkness, a tornado snatches up Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto, whirling them on the wild wind out of Kansas and straight to Oz.

In this wondrous world of sorcery and danger, Munchkins, flying monkeys, talking mice and fighting trees, all Dorothy wants to do is go home...

Together with the Scarecrow who wants a brain, the Tin Man who wants a heart, and the Cowardly Lion who wants courage, Dorothy and Toto must follow the Yellow Brick Road to find the Wizard of the Emerald City. But before the wizard of Oz will grant their wishes, Dorothy and her friends must do the impossible--Destroy the all-powerful Wicked Witch of the West....

Connect with the Author

Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Book Excerpts

Read an Excerpt

The Wizard of Oz
Chapter IThe CycloneDorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the farmer's wife. Their house was small, for the lumber to build it had to be carried by wagon many miles. There were four walls, a floor and a roof, which made one room; and this room contained a rusty looking cooking stove, a cupboard for the dishes, a table, three or four chairs, and the beds. Uncle Henry and Aunt Em had a big bed in one corner, and Dorothy a little bed in another corner. There was no garret at all, and no cellar--except a

Read the full excerpt

Back

Reviews

Reviews from Goodreads

Back

About the Author

L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum was born in 1856 in Chittenango, a small town near Syracuse, New York. He wrote many popular books for children, but he is best remembered today for his beloved classic The Wizard of Oz.

L. Frank Baum

Back

Buy the Book

Available Formats and Book Details

The Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Classics
April 1993
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780812523355
ISBN10: 0812523350
Classics
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 192 pages
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5
$4.99
Back

From The Publisher

Tor Classics

Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter

Back