After Ozz

After Ozz

by Bart Baker

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Overview

With her uncle, the President of the United States, presumed dead and her beloved younger brother, Ozz, missing, Dot Gale is whisked into an odyssey in a different, very strange dimension. With the aid of three friends she makes on this arduous adventure, Scared Crow, Heartless and half man/half beast, Lars, Dot must battle the diabolically deadly Empress West if she is ever to return home with Ozz.

Can Dot survive the evil machinations of the Empress and return home to rescue the United States before her wicked Aunt Emily succeeds with her sinister plan to take over the country?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781502855343
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/13/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Screenwriter, playwright and novelist, Bart Baker has been fixture in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. During that time he has had 2 features produced, including the Pierce Brosnan action film Live Wire, eleven movies for television including the CBS Television Bride Trilogy (Children of the Bride, Baby of the Bride and Mother of the Bride.)

Before turning to Hollywood, Baker was a successful playwright, with eight theatrical plays produced around the world, including Relay and Seacliff, California. As his reputation expanded so did the demand for his work, as he saw 13 of his film scripts produced and spent time working on four television series including Dirt on the FX Network. His most recent television endeavors are a writing a remake of the film Bette Midler/Barbara Hershey film Beaches and When The Rain Falls for the Lifetime Network.

Having conquered the stage and screen, Baker turned his attention to novels and his first, Honeymoon With Harry, was a critical and commercial success. Warner Bros./New Line Cinema purchased the movie rights and Bradley Cooper is currently involved in the project. His second novel, What Remains was released last year. His new YA novel, the first in a series, After Ozz, is set to be published at the end of the year and next year, Mr. Baker's first graphic novel, The Sacred Band Of Thebes, is scheduled for publication.

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After Ozz 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
kmiles More than 1 year ago
I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical and nervous to read this, considering the fact that all of Bart's previous books were directed more towards an adult audience and that this is more fantasy related. But time and time again he never fails me (: I love this book. Young Adult is my favorite genre and he nailed it. The characters, while haven their hidden "Easter eggs" in reference to the original Wizard of Oz are completely their own. I loved the little hints and names and placing it all together. The imagery in this book is so perfect, you can feel the world around you, smell it, see it. It's so real. And beautiful. You won't regret reading this book. I am beyond excited for the next book.