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Title: The Wizard of Oz
Author: L. Frank Baum
ISBN: 0 19 597133 7
Genre: Adventure, Classics, Science fiction and fantasy
Level: 1
Module: Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life
Home and neighbourhood
Wonderful things
Nature and environment

Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, are carried by a cyclone from her aunt and uncle's house in Kansas. When they come down, they find themselves in the land of Oz.

There Dorothy begins an exciting journey with her new friends. They want to go and see the wonderful Wizard of Oz in the Emerald City. Only he can give them what they want.

Will Dorothy be able to go home to Kansas? Who is the Wizard of Oz? Can he help Dorothy and her friends?

L. Frank Baum was born in New York, USA. He wanted to write a fairy tale that was not too frightening. The Wizard of Oz, published in 1900, is the first in his series of Oz stories. The name of Oz is taken from the OVZ drawer in a filing cabinet.


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