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The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

Auhtor: Lyman Frank Baum

Language: english
Published: 1900

Genres:

fiction,  fantasy,  juvenile
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Review by O. Brown, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz':

Dorothy is a young girl who lives on a Kansas farm with her Uncle Henry Aunt Em and little dog Toto. One day the farmhouse with Dorothy inside is caught up in a tornado and deposited in a field in the country of the Munchkins. The falling house kills the Wicked Witch of the East.

Excerpts from the Book 'The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz':


... the doorway, they paused and whispered among themselves, as if afraid to come farther. But the little old woman walked up to Dorothy, made a ...
... Em has told me that the witches were all dead-years and years ago. Who is Aunt Em? inquired the little old woman. She is my aunt who lives in Kansas, ...
... are ears just the same,' which was true enough. `Now I'll make the eyes,' said the farmer. So he painted my right eye, and as soon as it was finished ...
... of tin. The leg worked very well, once I was used to it. But my action angered the Wicked Witch of the East, for she had promised the old woman I should ...
... of yourself, a big beast like you, to bite a poor little dog! I didn't bite him, said the Lion, as he rubbed his nose with his paw where Dorothy ...
... started along the road of yellow brick, silently wondering, each in his own mind, if ever they would come to the end of the woods and reach the bright sunshine ...
... the Scarecrow. So they picked up Toto and put the dog in Dorothy's lap, and then they made a chair with their hands for the seat and their arms for the ...
... obey you? Oh, yes there are thousands, she replied. Then send for them all to come here as soon as possible, and let each one bring a long piece ...
... wear spectacles night and day. They are all locked on, for Oz so ordered it when the City was first built, and I have the only key that will unlock them. He ...
... of Oz. I thought you asked Dorothy to kill the Witch, said the Scarecrow, in surprise. So I did. I don't care who kills her. But until she is dead ...
... wolves. They had long legs and fierce eyes and sharp teeth. Go to those people, said the Witch, and tear them to pieces. Are you not going to ...
... stood, with Toto in her arms, watching the sad fate of her comrades and thinking it would soon be her turn. The leader of the Winged Monkeys flew up ...
... had happened, I should be quite happy. We must try to find him, said the girl. So she called the Winkies to help her, and they walked all that day ...
... after destroying the Wicked Witch but Oz made no reply. They thought the Great Wizard would send for them at once, but he did not. They had no word ...
... a great Head? That was one of my tricks, answered Oz. Step this way, please, and I will tell you all about it. He led the way to a small chamber ...
... high shelf took down a square green bottle, the contents of which he poured into a green-gold dish, beautifully carved. Placing this before the Cowardly ...
... what is on the other side. After a time the ladder was finished. It looked clumsy, but the Tin Woodman was sure it was strong and would answer their ...
... but none of the others was frightened, and they kept along the well-trodden path until they came to an opening in the wood, in which were gathered hundreds ...
... to Kansas. Then she added, But, if I do, you must give me the Golden Cap. Willingly! exclaimed Dorothy indeed, it is of no use to me now, and ...
... the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized ...