"A talking scarecrow, a cowardly lion, a good fairy and - through it all - sweet honest Dorothy and her loyal Toto. All set in a kingdom full of tiny kingdoms of surprises (china figurines, munchkins)... with one of the most beautiful capital cities in all children's fiction."
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A tornado brings Dorothy and her dog Toto to the fairyland of Oz. She desires to go home to Kansas. She goes on a journey to the Wizard of Oz to ask for help. She encounters friends who have their own desires that they think the Wizard of Oz can help them with. They have adventures on the... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
A tornado brings Dorothy and her dog Toto to the fairyland of Oz. She desires to go home to Kansas. She goes on a journey to the Wizard of Oz to ask for help. She encounters friends who have their own desires that they think the Wizard of Oz can help them with. They have adventures on the way to Oz ,but when they get there the Wizard desires that they deal with the Wicked Witch first before he helps them. The Wicked Witch temporarily gets the upper hand but is defeated. They return to the Wizard expecting him to keep his end of the bargain. The humbug wizard does his best, but Dorothy does not get home to Kansas by his methods. The Good Witch however steps in and assists Dorothy and Toto home.
“Folk lore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal.”L. Frank Baum
“It is too much uncomfortable to know that one is a fool”The Scarecrow
“"I shall ask for brains instead of a heart; for a fool would not know what to do with a heart if he had one." "I shall take the heart," returned the Tin Woodman; "for brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world."”Tin Woodman / Scarecrow
1. The Cyclone
2. The Council with the Munchkins
3. How Dorothy Saved the Scarecrow
4. The Road Through the Forest
5. The Rescue of the Tin Woodman
6. The Cowardly Lion
7. The Journey to the Great Oz
8. The Deadly Poppy Field
9. The Queen of the Field Mice
10. The Guardian of the Gates
11. The Wonderful Emerald City of Oz
12. The Search for the Wicked Witch
13. The Rescue
14. The Winged Monkeys
15. The Discovery of Oz, the Terrible
16. The Magic Art of the Great Humbug
17. How the Balloon Was Launched
18. Away to the South
19. Attacked by the Fighting Trees
20. The Dainty China Country
21. The Lion Becomes the King of Beasts
22. The Country of the Quadlings
23. Glinda Grants Dorothy's Wish
24. Home Again
Followed by The Marvelous Land of Oz.
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