The Road to Oz

By L. Frank Baum; Harry McNaught (Illustrator); Peter Archer (Adapted by)
(Golden Books, Hardcover, 9780375847578, 24pp.)

Publication Date: January 13, 2009

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Dorothy and her friend, Polychrome, find themselves on a road through some strange places, to the Land of the Winkies, and on to beautiful Emerald City. But why are they there, and how did they get there? Princess Ozma of Oz sent for them, and the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow, of course, to take part in her lavish birthday celebration.




About the Author
Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was born in Chittenango, Ne

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was born in Chittenango, New York. After trying many different professions, he turned tw York. After trying many different professions, he turned to writing for children at the age of 40. "The Wizard of Oz "o writing for children at the age of 40. "The Wizard of Oz "is the first and most popular of his fourteen Oz novels. is the first and most popular of his fourteen Oz novels.





Peter Archer is an editor with Adams Media and the author of "The Quotable Intellectual" and "I Watch, Therefore I Am", as well as half a dozen novels and a handful of short stories. He lives in Wareham, MA.

Dr. Linda Archer is a professor of English at Kean University in Union, New Jersey, where she alternately terrifies and inspires her students to reach new heights in their understanding of literature. She holds an MA from Bowling Green State University and a PhD in English literature from the University of Toledo. She lives in Wareham, MA.

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