The Emerald City of Oz (Hardcover)

By L. Frank Baum, John R. Neill (Illustrator), L. Frank Baum (Illustrator)
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Description


For the first time in more than eighty years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available again with the metallic "emerald" green ink that illuminated the color plates of the original edition.

Join Dorothy and the Wonderful Wizard as they take Aunt Em and Uncle Henry on a fabulous tour of Oz. During their journey they encounter such amazing and amusing people as King Kleaver with his Spoon Brigade and Miss Cuttenclip of the land of paper dolls. But while Dorothy and her friends play, the wicked Nome King has joined forces with the terrible Whimsies, the fearsome Growleywogs, and the evil Phanfasms in a plot to capture the Emerald City. Will Dorothy's friends discover the danger before it's too late?

All the enchantment of Oz is here for a whole new generation to discover in this deluxe new edition featuring ninety black-and-white pictures and sixteen dazzling five-color plates by Oz artist John R. Neill.Afterword by Peter Glassman. For the first time in more than eighty years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available with the metallic "emerald" green ink that illuminated the original edition. A Books of Wonder(R) Classic.

About the Author


Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was born in Chittenango, Ne

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was born in Chittenango, New York. After trying many different professions, he turned tw York. After trying many different professions, he turned to writing for children at the age of 40. "The Wizard of Oz "o writing for children at the age of 40. "The Wizard of Oz "is the first and most popular of his fourteen Oz novels. is the first and most popular of his fourteen Oz novels.



Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 - May 6, 1919) was an American author chiefly known for his children's books. John Rea Neill (November 12, 1877 - September 19, 1943) was a magazine and children's book illustrator.

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was born in Chittenango, Ne

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was born in Chittenango, New York. After trying many different professions, he turned tw York. After trying many different professions, he turned to writing for children at the age of 40. "The Wizard of Oz "o writing for children at the age of 40. "The Wizard of Oz "is the first and most popular of his fourteen Oz novels. is the first and most popular of his fourteen Oz novels.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780688115586
ISBN-10: 0688115586
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: April 23rd, 1993
Pages: 304
Language: English