The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Robert Ingpen ISBN:9781803381008

Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Robert Ingpen

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A picture book edition of a much-loved classic, with illustrations by award-winning artist, Robert Ingpen.

An iconic classic, The Wizard of Oz is a must-read for adults and children alike. Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City and find the wonderfully mysterious Wizard of Oz. Together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion whom she meets on the way, Dorothy embarks on a strange and enchanting adventure.

Now retold in picture book form by Karen Saunders – with stunning artwork by Robert Ingpen.

A picture book edition of the much-loved classic, retold for parents to share with their younger children, with illustrations by Robert Ingpen.


About the Author: Karen Saunders has an MA in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University and has worked for Parragon and Barefoot Books. Her first picture book,Baby Badger’s Wonderful Night, was published by Gullane. She has also worked as a primary school teacher. Karen lives in Bath with her husband and young son. Follow Karen at www.karensaunders.co.uk or on Twitter: @writingkarenRobert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia, and still lives and works nearby in Barwon Heads. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children’s literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia.L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) was born in the village of Chittenango, New York. His first children’s book, a collection of nursery rhymes, was published in 1897, and he wrote many more books for children under his own name and various pseudonyms. He is best known for his books about the magical Land of Oz. The first,The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, was published in 1900 and was an instant hit – followed by thirteen sequels. Baum was an unstoppable creative force, pouring his energy and fortunes into his writing and producing many theatrical and film adaptations of his works.

 

Additional information

Format

Paperback / softback

Genre

Picture storybooks

Readership Level

Children / Juvenile

ISBN

9781803381008

Author

Karen Saunders

Date of Publication

20 Nov 0623

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Robert Ingpen ISBN 9781803381008

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