The Road to Oz

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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


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
L. Frank Baum authored many books about the land of Oz.

Peter Archer, who adapted Baum's "Road to Oz "for the Little Golden Book, was the pen name of Kathryn and Byron Jackson, who wrote hundreds of stories for Golden Books.

Harry McNaught had a long career as an illustrator of books for children. He did several titles for Random House.

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