Enjoy Frank L. Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz as you've never seen it before! Olimpia Zagnoli's modern, illustrative interpretation of this classic tale follows Dorothy on her famous journey to Oz. The quirky, colorful images breathe new life into this classic novel, making it a collectible for Oz lovers everywhere.The Classics Reimagined series is a library of stunning collector's editions of unabridged classic novels illustrated by contemporary artists from around the world. Each artist offers his or her own unique, visual interpretation of the most well-loved, widely read, and avidly collected literature from renowned authors. From Frankenstein to Grimm's Fairy Tales and from Jane Austen to Edgar Allan Poe, collect every beautiful volume.
Olimpia Zagnoli is an Italian artist who often collaborates with The New York Times, The New Yorker, Marie Claire, Rolling Stone, Taschen, and many others. She recently completed the cover design for the "American Illustration" book and she has done ad campaigns for Clinique, Panda, and other major clients both in the US and Europe. She lives in Milan in a house with kaleidoscopic floors.
L. Frank Baum (1856–1919) was a prolific American writer, who also attempted to adapt his writing to stage and screen, including turning the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz into a musical in 1902. Due to the success of the original book, he wrote an addional thirteen Oz books.