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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Campfire Graphic Novel

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Campfire Graphic Novel

by L. Frank Baum, K. L. Jones
     
 

A powerful tornado rips through the Kansas prairie catching Dorothy inside her home. Trapped inside the vortex, the home floats for hours. When the house finally lands on the ground again, it kills a wicked witch.

Dorothy finds herself in new surroundings and is welcomed by the local inhabitants, the Munchkins, who tell her she is in Oz, surrounded by a great

Overview

A powerful tornado rips through the Kansas prairie catching Dorothy inside her home. Trapped inside the vortex, the home floats for hours. When the house finally lands on the ground again, it kills a wicked witch.

Dorothy finds herself in new surroundings and is welcomed by the local inhabitants, the Munchkins, who tell her she is in Oz, surrounded by a great desert that cannot be crossed.

Dorothy's only hope of escape is to see the great Wizard of Oz. On her journey to meet the Wizard, she is joined by some unusual friends who also want favors from the Wizard. But the Wizard will not help Dorothy and her friends unless they do something for him: they must kill the Wicked Witch of the West!

Read Campfire's adaptation to know more about Dorothy's adventures in this delightful tale that has fascinated children for years.

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"I highly recommend Campfire’s comics. They do what they are intended to do and do it in  a way that excites kids about classic literature."

— Chris Wilson, The Graphic Classroom (a resource for teachers and librarians)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789380028514
Publisher:
Steerforth Press
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Campfire Graphic Novels Series
Pages:
72
Sales rank:
493,971
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Lyman Frank Baum was born in New York on May 15, 1856. By the time he had turned 25 years old, Baum had developed an interest in the theatrical arts. In New York City, he managed an opera house, wrote plays and would also act in his own play The Maid of Arran. After leaving theatre, Baum entered into a private business which failed, resumed editing on a newspaper called The Saturday Pioneer. In 1900 Baum published his most famous work, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. At the time of his death in 1919, Baum had written no less than thirteen sequels to his first Oz book, and several other children's books under various pseudonyms.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 15, 1856
Date of Death:
May 6, 1919
Place of Birth:
Chittenango, New York
Place of Death:
Hollywood, California
Education:
Attended Peekskill Military Academy and Syracuse Classical School

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