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Titel: The Wizard of Oz
Verlag: North-South Books
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In his introduction to the original 1900 edition of The Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum stated his intention to create a 20th-century American fairy tale. In this, he succeeded admirably, but the appeal of The Wizard of Oz is universal. Published in every major language, it has been enjoyed by children the world over. Full color. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_1558586385
Inhaltsangabe: After being transported by a cyclone to the land of Oz, Dorothy and her dog are befriended by a scarecrow, a tin man, and a cowardly lion, who accompany her to the Emerald City to look for a wizard who can help Dorothy return home to Kansas.
Rezension: For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however, goes a long way toward providing a new and refreshed set of images for the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the humbug wizard. These illustrations are often cockeyed, with occasional realistic details thrown in, like a crow with a corncob in its beak in the first portrait of the Scarecrow. The characters have a poignance and oddity that escaped the makers of the Oz movie.
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