The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: a Commemorative Pop-up

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: a Commemorative Pop-up

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Robert Sabuda has created a resplendent pop-up version of `The Wonderful Wizard of Oz` to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the original publication. This glorious edition is told in a shorter version of L. Frank Baum's original text, with artwork in the style of W. W. Denslow. With sparkling touches of colored foil and Emerald City eyeglasses, this classic tale is certain to find an honored place on the family bookshelf.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Novelty book | 16 pages
  • 217 x 263 x 39mm | 760g
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER CHILDREN'S
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • abridged edition
  • illustrations
  • 0689817517
  • 9780689817519
  • 13,845

Review Text

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas, in a pop-up version of the classic tale.
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About L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum was born in Chittenango, New York, on May 15, 1856. Over the course of his life, Baum raised fancy poultry, sold fireworks, managed an opera house, opened a department store, and an edited a newspaper before finally turning to writing. In 1900, he published his best known book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Eventually he wrote fifty-five novels, including thirteen Oz books, plus four "lost" novels, eighty-three short stories, more than two hundred poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings. Baum died on May 6, 1919. He is buried in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, in Glendale, California. Robert Sabuda is one of the most innovative and inventive children's book creators and is known worldwide for his amazing pop-up paper engineering. His books include Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Twelve Days of Christmas, The Night Before Christmas, The Winter's Tale, Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast, to name but afew, have garnered numerous awards and have made the New York Times bestseller lists on many occasions. He lives in New York City.
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