A stylish new edition of the classic children's story is brought to live by incredible new illustrations which introduce you to familiar and lovable characters such as Lion and Tin Man as you join Dorothy and Toto on their journey to visit The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy lives on a farm in Kansas with her aunt and uncle and her little dog Toto. Suddenly, a violent storm transports Dorothy to the land of Oz. Her only means of getting home is to follow the famous yellow brick road to meet with the famous wizard. Along the way, she makes new friends and encounters both good fortune and danger. The original book was first published in 1900, and this new edition has a text specially adapted for younger readers which captures the excitement and drama in way that is accessible, easy to follow. The perfect introduction to the classic story for a new generation.
The American author L. Frank Baum (1856–1919) wrote over fifty books and is best known for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which became a musical before being adapted into one of the best-loved films of all time.
Olivier Latyk was born in 1976 in Strasbourg. He's been an illustrator for children's books for 10 years. He also designs toys and works for international press such as the New-York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe and many others.