The Wizard of Oz: The Official Picture Book (Hardcover)
Follow Dorothy and her dog Toto into the Emerald City with an officially licensed book based on the classic 1939 film!
Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto find themselves in a strange new place after being swept up in a tornado. Taken far from the comforts of Kansas and Auntie Em and Uncle Henry’s farm, Dorothy discovers that she’s arrived in the Land of Oz—a curious place filled with magical people. Dorothy longs to go home after a scary encounter with the Wicked Witch of the West, who wants the Ruby Slippers Glinda the Good Witch has put on the young girl’s feet. Dorothy must now follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City to ask the Wizard of Oz to return her to Kansas.
Unlikely friends like The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, and The Cowardly Lion join Dorothy and Toto as they journey through the Land of Oz. Will the group of new-found friends make it to the Emerald City and have their wishes granted? Do they already have everything they were looking for all along? Follow them on their journey to find the Wizard of Oz in this first official illustrated adaptation of the iconic film.
About the Author
JaNay Brown-Wood, PhD is an award-winning children’s author, poet, educator, and scholar. Her first children’s book Imani’s Moon won the NAESP Children’s Book of the Year Award, and her second book Grandma’s Tiny House: A Counting Story! won the CELI Read Aloud Book Award. JaNay lives in California with her husband Catrayel, her daughter Vivian, and their two turtles.
Pablo Pino grew up watching cartoons, playing football, and drawing a lot. He’s a self-taught illustrator and has illustrated more than forty books. He lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.