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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American children's novel written by author L. Frank Baum. This novel is truly a timeless work of classic literature. This version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz contains an additional historical introduction that really helps provide an extra dimension to this timeless classic. The story chronicles the adventures of a young farm girl named Dorothy Gale in the magical Land of Oz after she and her pet dog Toto are swept away from their home in Kansas by a cyclone. The book is one of the best-known stories in American literature and has been widely translated. The Library of Congress has declared it "America's greatest and best-loved homegrown fairy tale".

Follow the adventures of Dorothy Gale who found life as dull as the gray prairies that surrounded her Kansas home - until one day a cyclone transported her to a strange fairy-tale land known as Oz. There, Dorothy would discover a wondrous place filled with Munchkins, flying monkeys, witches, and magic. The only way for Dorothy and her dog, Toto, to return home to dear Uncle Henry and Aunt Em is to travel along the road of yellow brick to the Emerald City, where the all-powerful Wizard of Oz may be able to help her. 

Along the way, Dorothy befriends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion, who also need the Wizard's help. But while Dorothy desperately tries to find her way back home, the Wicked Witch of the West will do whatever it takes to stop her. Rediscover the beloved American classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz as it is brought to life by the acclaimed narrator Tara Johnson in her spell-binding rendition.

Public Domain (P)2021 Joe Black

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  • Doreen S Haris
  • 01-07-21

Love the other adventures!

I've always wanted to learn the books the Wizard of Oz was based on and this was an excellent find. Well worth learning as well. Definitely a must for any OZ fan!

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  • Guillermina N Torres
  • 01-07-21

Great value!

The most wonderful set of stories to come out of America. Mr. Baum has written stories that are great for children, but that can interest adults as well. The Wizard of Oz movie only scratches the surface of all of these wonderful, fantastical books. I loved almost every single one.

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  • Janel G Bustamante
  • 01-07-21

Almost Perfect

I have learned several of the stories before but not all of them. I love that the good always overcomes the evil but in amazing ways. Stories I had no idea with a wizard theme. Lots of stories in this collection. Perfect for Kendall. Good guide.

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  • Stewart A Tillman
  • 01-07-21

I LOVE OZ!

If you're an eager lover of all things OZ then you have to understand ALL the books to try and get even just a little of what Baum's complex mind is all about. There are SO many characters within OZ that don't get any spotlight in the movies. If you've ever seen the movie, Return to OZ and loved it...I'm sure you'll love this product also!

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  • Joe M Whitten
  • 01-07-21

Good for children or fans of Tim Burton

I understand that the last part of my title sounds weird but it's true. Children will love the simple events of Dorothy and friends while a fan of Tim Burton will wonder why he hasn't requested the rights to make these into movies. Baum's mind truly runs a little too wild at times.

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  • Mack B Taylor
  • 01-07-21

OZ at it's best

The audiobook was just on point I liked the moderation of everything, the rating I have was because that was only what I could give. This book merits more stars, I suggest the book!!!

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  • Daniel C. Moore
  • 30-06-21

I am so happy to have it

What an incredible Book for your children, I loved it as well. My daughter was instantly enthralled in the Story and it was difficult to stop listening to it. Enjoying this book and am looking forward to the next one. Simply Wonderful!

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  • John L. Skipper
  • 30-06-21

I love this so much

I'm today buying another for my son's friend's birthday present. I couldn't suggest this higher. My son loves the wizard of oz and is enjoying being able to listen to all the oz stories and the sound effects are amazing.

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  • Lawrence S. Tompkins
  • 30-06-21

Love the Wizard of Oze

My sis loves The Wizard of Oz movie and a while back she'd listened to Wicked on audiobook. Since she loved that so much, I thought I'd get her the audiobooks of Oz. She loves them! Would be enjoyable for elementary-age kids. I'm just a kid at heart and enjoy most radio dramas.

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  • Jesus E. Vasquez
  • 30-06-21

Beautiful Wizard of Oz for Young users

This audiobook has some very helpful tools to help you grow in a positive direction by helping you look within yourself to find the solutions you require to succeed. My son loved the story