The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [Illustrated Eltanin Publishing Edition]

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [Illustrated Eltanin Publishing Edition]

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [Illustrated Eltanin Publishing Edition] by L. FRANK BAUM, W. W. Denslow

Eltanin Publishing's Oz Series - #1

The book that started it all. If you've never had the pleasure of reading the original version (silver slippers?!) of the story as Baum and Denslow intended, this is the best (and perhaps only) digital version with all the illustrations included.

~~ Includes over 150 color images specially cleaned up and formatted for your ereader - the perfect version for your Nook Color or other tablet. They also look great on e-ink readers. ~~

~~ DRM-Free for easy transfer to all your ereading devices ~~

Continue the adventure with the next books in Baum's Oz series, which we have painstakingly formatted for your ereader, including ALL the illustrations. So far, we (Eltanin Publishing) have published:

The Marvelous Land of Oz (the 2nd book in the series)
Ozma of Oz (the 3rd book in the series)
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (the 4th book in the series)
The Road to Oz (the 5th book in the series)
The Emerald City of Oz (the 6th book in the series)
The Patchwork Girl of Oz (the 7th book in the series)
Tik-Tok of Oz (#8)
The Scarecrow of Oz (#9)
Rinkitink in Oz (#10)
The Lost Princess of Oz (#11)
The Tin Woodman of Oz (#12)
The Magic of Oz (#13)
Glinda of Oz (#14)

To find them all, simply search on "Eltanin Oz" or use this link:
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/%22Eltanin%20Publishing's%20Oz%20Series%22

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013283060
Publisher: Eltanin Publishing
Publication date: 10/14/2011
Series: Eltanin Publishing's Oz Series , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,060,205
File size: 10 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Illustrated + FREE audiobook link + Active TOC) 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 173 reviews.
SamRose More than 1 year ago
I used to "buy" the free versions of all the classics, including the Wizard of Oz series. But the free versions don't have the illustrations. I didn't know what I was missing. But then I started looking at some of the Oz ebooks that do have the original illustrations. Some are terrible quality - only some of the images are included or they are really small or grainy. I'm so happy I stumbled upon Eltanin Publishing's series. They have done the first 4 books of the series so far. But something is wrong with the reviews - my reviews and others are showing up under other versions of the books. So make sure you find the Eltanin Publishing versions. They have ALL the images and they look great. I just search on "Eltanin Publishing" to find them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow...this is horrible...i could type a book better than this. I guess ill keep looking for the wizard of oz now!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a classic fairytale which helps you escape from the stress and trouble of reality. This book tells the story of Dorothy, who is carried away from her aunt and uncle in Kansas by a cyclone and thrown into the magical world of Oz, along with her dog Toto. The adventure and magic begin as soon as Dorothy arrives. For she is greeted by the munchkins and a good witch, only to find that she has killed a wicked witch and gains possession of her silver shoes, which the munchkins say have an unknown charm to them. Before sending them off Dorothy receives a kiss from the good witch and is then sent on a journey along the Yellow Brick Road to see the great wizard in the Emerald City. Fortunately, Dorothy and Toto are not alone on their journey. Along the way they gain companions who also wish to see the wizard. There is the scarecrow- he wants a brain, the tin woodsman- who wants a heart, and the cowardly lion- who wants some courage. Together they continue their adventures and face many strange things and impediments. Using their strengths they are able to pass most of the challenges both quickly and easily. Just when you think the story has come to its end, Baum ingeniously puts a spin on the story when they go into the Emerald City. The companions discover a terrible truth about the wizard which leads them into additional escapades and formidable tasks which set them back from reaching their goal. These struggles include wicked witches, flying monkeys, trees that attack when you go to near and many other bizarre creatures. Aside from the troubles that arise the companions meet many nice creatures and make many friends, such as the Winkies and the people of Emerald City. However, there is more to this story than just strange creatures and adventure. There are many hidden themes in the story including the importance of self- esteem and self- reliance. The themes are concealed behind the brain, heart and courage that the scarecrow, tin woodsman, and lion seek, but obviously already possess. Even Dorothy finds that she has to rely on herself to find her way home. Through this exciting adventure you may find yourself lost in the magical world of Oz. This enchanting story unmistakably has universal appeal which makes it a true classic. Baum did a wonderful job of creating such an imaginative book that leaves you wanting more.
GeneticBlue More than 1 year ago
People should know what they are getting into when buying this book. The story will vary from the movie. Nothing irks me more than when people complain about that...the book came first! It is a great, classic story and is wrapped beautifully in leather. Great addition!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im ten and my mom got me this book its great!!! Its pictures are beautiful and I can't stop reading! Finished it in a day highly recomend it ( :
ChefReiss More than 1 year ago
This is one of many Leatherbound Classics that I have purchased and it like the others does not disappoint. Beautiful leather cover makes this classic tale even more appealing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The formatting is screwed up and many words on many pages are gibberish
Andrea Walker More than 1 year ago
Multiple errors in text and images. Not readable. Ridiculous
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the Oz I love the book people say the book is not like the movies I mean its not a bad book some people say stuff they don't mean because they are trying to be tough No!!! don't try todo that it's a nook not a tellaphone a nook say its bad or good I don't even know why I am talking about this but still don't do it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
OMG totally want it but mom says no
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The world best movie ever Omg
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved it ,it was like wathching a movie
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a really good book and it shows a lot of details and is one of my favorites just like Alice in wnderland!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just started this book and i love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why would i want to archive this rediculous 1990's OCR debocle?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The story is a classic and touching especially the scene with the wizard about how we are all amazing as long as we believe in ourselves its a book you'll want your children to read and pass down to there children. Though the story is over 100 years old it hasn't aged at all. Great for rainy days!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
kaboomcju on LibraryThing 6 days ago
There's a reason why people consider this one of the few American legends/epics. I didn't read this until I was an adult, and it just takes me back to my childhood. No wonder this is considered a timeless classic.
djaquay on LibraryThing 6 days ago
Fun to listen to, if only to pick out where it differed from the movie. I liked that Dorothy in the book didn't sound nearly so whiny as Judy Garland did in the movie...
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