BE CLASSICwith The Wizard of Oz, introduced by award-winning, bestselling author Judy Blume.
Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical Land of Oz. To get home Dororthy must follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City and find the wonderfully mysterious Wizard of Oz. Together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion, whom she meets on the way, Dorothy embarks on a strange and enchanting adventure. Will she ever find her way home?
About the Author
Born in 1856, in Chittenango, New York, L.Frank Baum is best remembered for his monumental 1900 classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He returned frequently to the magical world he'd created, writing fourteen books set in Oz. His considerable literary output includes fifty-five novels, eighty-three short stories, over two hundred poems, and many miscellaneous writings, including scripts and "lost" novels. He passed away in 1919.
Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey, making up stories inside her head. She spent her adult years in many places, doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Her numerous books have won many awards, including the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters' E. B. White Award for lifetime achievement in children's literature. She lives with her husband in Key West, where they are the founders of a bookshop, Books and Books @ the Studios of Key West. You can find Judy working there on most days. Follow her on Twitter @JudyBlume, on Instagram @JudyBlume4Real, and visit her website at www.JudyBlume.com.