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The Wizard of Oz Oversized Padded Board Book

The Classic Edition

Illustrated by Charles Santore
Published by Applesauce Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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Follow the Yellow Brick Road in The Wizard of Oz, now available as an oversized padded board book!

Charles Santore’s beautiful, best-selling illustrations capture the spirit of this classic and make the story leap off the page. Take an unforgettable journey with Dorthy and her friends through Munchkin land, the bejeweled Emerald City, the dark forest, and the ruby-red throne room of Glinda the Good Witch. This special oversized padded board book is sturdy, with rounded corners—perfect for little fingers and messes! This adored story is the perfect gift for children and families alike and will hold a treasured place on any bookshelf.

L. Frank Baum is the author of 14 Oz books, as well as many other classics of American fantasy. THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ is the best known of his legendary books.

Charles Santore renowned illustrations have been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work.

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