The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Graphic Novel - 2011
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Eisner Award-winning writer/artist Eric Shanower teams up with fan-favorite artist Skottie Young to bring L. Frank Baum's beloved classic to life! When Kansas farm girl Dorothy flies away to the magical Land of Oz, she fatally flattens a Wicked Witch, liberates a living Scarecrow and is hailed by the Munchkin people as a great sorceress ... but all she really wants to know is: how does she get home?
Publisher: New York : Marvel, c2011.
ISBN: 9780785129226
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 Shanowe
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.

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GeeksInTheLibrary Oct 17, 2017

A vibrant revival of the classic children's stories with wonderful whimsical art by Skottie Young. Good for that kid who won't stop singing "Somewhere Over The Rainbow".

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MissVerity
Jan 21, 2013

I'd give it 5 stars for GN format, but 3 for plot. The storyline is simple & straightforward, and I feel some of the virtues that were central to the plot were poorly defined. But! The positively exuberant illustrations introduced me to a new favorite artist!

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agent391
May 25, 2012

This is a beautifully drawn comic book version of the classic. It's true enough to the original to be a good introduction for a kid who's reluctant to pick up a thick book, or who loves to read comics.

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Vylotte
Sep 06, 2011

The graphic adaptation of the novel, gorgeously illustrated. It was obvious that a lot of care went into this, with genuine love of the source material.

Sythia_C Aug 16, 2011

Eric Shanower's drawing style is what makes this a must borrow.

kidlit Jul 15, 2011

This was the best Graphic Novel version of Oz that I have read! It stayed true to the original book.

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