Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (HarperPerennial Classics)
L. Frank Baum
Fantasy fans of every age will have fun at this opportunity to shuttle once more to the excellent land of Oz!
A California earthquake sends Dorothy Gale and her new friends--Zeb the farm boy, Jim the cab-horse, and Eureka the mischievous kitten--tumbling via a crack within the floor. Deep underneath the earth, Dorothy is reunited together with her previous buddy the Wizard of ounces and his troupe of 9 tiny piglets.
Together, Dorothy, the Wizard, and their associates commute via many glorious lands, the place they stumble upon the Mangaboos, humans starting to be like greens within the flooring; move the Valley of Voe, the place dama-fruit has grew to become each person invisible; and are captured via mysterious flying Gargoyles. eventually, the intrepid tourists succeed in ounces, the place they've got many unforgettable encounters with such favorites because the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger, Princess Ozma and the wood Sawhorse.
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz used to be the fourth ounces event. First released in 1908, it has captured the imaginations of younger readers and listeners for 4 generations. Now a brand new new release can observe those exceptional adventures for themselves.
Our lanterns to mild the way in which, so I suggest that we commence out and notice the place this tunnel within the mountain leads to.” The others agreed effectively to this good advice, and right now the boy started to harness Jim to the buggy. while all was once in readiness the 3 took their seats within the buggy and Jim all started carefully alongside the best way, Zeb using whereas the Wizard and Dorothy every one held a lighted lantern so the pony may well see the place to head. Sometimes the tunnel was once so slim that the.
“Nevertheless, we wish to stay noticeable whereas we're on your valley.” Just then Eureka got here in, for she have been formerly wandering open air with Jim; and whilst the kitten observed the desk set with nutrients she cried out: “Now you need to feed me, Dorothy, for I’m part starved.” The young children have been vulnerable to be nervous through the sight of the small animal, which reminded them of the bears; yet Dorothy reassured them through explaining that Eureka used to be a puppy and will do no damage whether she wanted.
acknowledged the little guy, smiling pleasantly in every single place his wrinkled face on the good fortune in their stratagem. “Perhaps the flames will set hearth to all that depressing wood nation, and if it does the loss could be very small and the Gargoyles by no means can be overlooked. yet come, my little ones; allow us to discover the mountain and realize which method we needs to cross that allows you to get away from this cavern, that is attending to be virtually as sizzling as a bake-oven.” To their sadness there has been inside of this mountain no.
Roof, and he used to be so awkward and hasty that he kicked over Dorothy’s birdcage, which rolled out upon the roof in order that the ground got here off. right away a crimson kitten crept out of the disenchanted cage, sat down upon the glass roof, and yawned and blinked its around eyes. “Oh,” acknowledged Dorothy. “There’s Eureka.” “First time I ever observed a red cat,” acknowledged Zeb. “Eureka isn’t purple; she’s white. It’s this queer mild that offers her that color.” “Where’s my milk?” requested the kitten, taking a look up into.
Creature used to be giggling at him; so in a healthy of unreasonable anger he rotated and made a vicious kick that despatched his rival tumbling head over heels upon the floor, and broke off one among its legs and its left ear. An quick later the Tiger crouched and introduced its large physique in the course of the air quick and resistless as a ball from a cannon. The beast struck Jim complete on his shoulder and despatched the astonished cab-horse rolling repeatedly, amid shouts of enjoyment from the spectators, who have been.