One of the best-known stories in American culture, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has stirred the imagination of young and old alike for over 100 years. Best Actress nominee Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married, Alice In Wonderland), fresh from filming one of this year’s most anticipated films, The Dark Knight Rises, lends her voice to this uniquely American fairy tale.
This is the complete Wizard of Oz collection of 22 stories written by L. Frank Baum. This is the only complete collection that includes all the Oz stories. All 22 stories are fully complete. They include the dedication and the introduction of each story/book. In this collection, you will find stories not available in other collections. It even includes stories published after the death of L. Frank Baum.
"Audio chapter list below as was missing"
Twenty more stories in this popular series by Edith Nesbit, Hans Christian Anderson, Abby Phillips Walker, The Brothers Grimm, L. Frank Baum, Frank Stockton, Henry Beston, Nathaniel Hawthrone, Olive Thorn Miller, Ignas Kunos, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, and Anna R. Annan.
The adventures of Dorothy in the Land of Oz. Thanks in part to the 1939 MGM movie, it is one of the best-known stories in American popular culture.
A charming collection of classic children's stories hosted by a hilarious wicked witch and narrated with charm and excitement. The delightful favorites include the tale of "Hansel and Gretel", the giant-sized adventures of "Tom Thumb", the hilarious story of "The Brave Little Tailor", and the real story behind the classic nursery rhyme "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe".
A delightful collection of four classic children's stories all hosted by a delightful fairy godmother and read by charming narrators. Featuring "The Three Little Pigs" by Joseph Jacobs, "The Roly-Poly Pudding" by Beatrix Potter, and L. Frank Baum's "The Story of the Cat and the Fiddle" and "The Story of Little Tommy Tucker".
"Well done, but as a preschool teacher..."
The first of many sequels to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz follows Tip, who is escaping from the sorceress Mombi. On his way to the Emerald City, hoping to start a new life, he creates Jack Pumpkinhead and the Wooden Sawhorse. Once the companions arrive in the Emerald City, they discover an army of girls have overthrown King Scarecrow. Joining with Scarecrow, they set off to find Tin Man, and ask Glinda for help setting things right. But first, Tip must find out who he is....
"Whimsical, Philosophical Fantasy"
When a cyclone blows a young Kansas girl into the fantastical world of Oz, she helps new friends there find their purpose while she tries to find her way home.
Princess Ozma is missing! When Dorothy awakens one morning to discover that the beloved ruler of the Land of Oz has disappeared, all of the Emerald City's most celebrated citizens join in the search for the lost princess. But Ozma isn't all that's gone missing. The magical treasures of Oz have disappeared, too, including the Magic Picture, the Wizard's black bag, and even Glinda's Great Book of Records.
When young Dorothy and her dog Toto are whisked away from Kansas by a tornado, they embark on a journey of self-discovery. As Dorothy and Toto travel through enchanted lands toward the Emerald City, where they will seek the aid of the great and powerful Wizard of Oz, they are joined by such colorful characters as the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman, and the Cowardly Lion, all the while avoiding opponents such as the Wicked Witch of the West. Ultimately, Dorothy learns to rely on herself, and that "There's no place like home."
"Wrong Narrator Listed!! Great reading!!!"
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - A powerful audio experience loaded with sound effects, music, and great character voices. This one-of-a-kind collectors item will be a mind blowing audio adventure. Turn it up loud to get the full effect of the amazing soundscapes.
This classic novel really comes to life in every chapter as Dorothy and her friends travel through the Emerald City in search of a way to overcome their fears.
"WOW ... great sound effects"
In route to an Australian vacation via a steamboat, Dorothy is accidentally tossed overboard with Billina, a yellow hen that was also on the ship. They wash ashore in the Land of Ev, where Billina has gained the ability to talk. The two, along with Tik-Tok, a mechanical man who runs on clockwork motors, run into trouble and are imprisoned by Princess Langwidere.
L. Frank Baum's timeless classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was the first uniquely American fairy tale. A combination of enchanting fantasy and piercing social commentary, this remarkable story has entertained and beguiled readers of all ages since it was first published in 1900.
Ray Bradbury wrote in his Introduction, "Both [Baum and Shakespeare] lived inside their heads with a mind gone wild with wanting, wishing, hoping, shaping, dreaming."
"Great for kids"
The Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman, and the Cowardly Lion accompany Dorothy and Toto in the original fantasy in the Land of Oz. This recording will capture the hearts of listeners.
This is a delightful collection of fairy tales and fables written by the most beloved of all children's authors and read with charming wit and tenderness. Includes the story of that fleet-footed Gingerbread Man who commences running as soon as the oven door is opened.
"The interstitial intros may (and do) annoy"
Ese pais de felicidad y de misterio que es la Tierra de Oz, donde un poderoso mago resuelve todos los problemas, no es sino una satira a muchas creencias, bajo el disfraz de un libro juvenil. Que los ninos tambien puedan gozar el brillante libro es testimonio de su calidad.
"Children love this"
L. Frank Baum's sequel to The Wizard of Oz is a delightful account of the further adventures of the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman and their strange experiences of the Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumkinhead, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump.
"A gentle but exciting journey"
A charming collection of whimsical children's favorites narrated with wit, warmth, and wonder. Featuring the mischievous story of "Jack and the Beanstalk", the tongue-twisting "Henny Penny", the lethargic "Lazy Jack", and the scrambled "Humpty Dumpty".
Dorothy, an orphan lives with her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em in the bleak landscape of a Kansan farm with her little dog Toto, who is her sole source of happiness. One day the farmhouse, with Dorothy and Toto inside, is caught in a cyclone and deposited in a field in the Munchkin Country in The Land of Oz. Dorothy only way home is if The Wizard of Oz who lived in The City Of Emeralds helps her find her way back.
In this sequel to the original book, the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman are back with a boy named Tip as well as a host of new characters, including Mr. H. M. Woggle-Bug, Princess Ozma of Oz, Dr. Nikidik, and Old Mombi. When the Scarecrow, now the ruler of the Emerald City, is driven out by General Jinjur and her all-girl army, his friends--the Tin Woodman, a boy named Tip, and Jack Pumpkinhead--try to restore peace. Dorothy isn't in this story, though she is mentioned frequently by her friends.
"Holy long intro, Batman!"