Author(s): L. Frank Baum
The inspiration for the world-famous movie, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" has delighted generations of readers since L. Frank Baum first published it in 1900. Illustrated by W.W. Denslow, whose magnificent art distinguished the first edition of Baum's tale, this 2012 edition features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilt edging and decorative endpapers. It's a book that will be cherished by readers of all ages.
Not only is L. Frank Baum's classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz one of the most enduring and magical children's books ever written, it's also - with its adventurousness and its lessons of resourcefulness, friendship, courage and self-reliance - one of the most American.