For the first time in over twenty-five years, here is a new
Oz adventure, founded on and continuing the famous Oz stories
of L. Frank Baum and written by his great-grandson.
is trouble in Oz and Dorothy is needed! With Glinda's
help, she and Toto return to Oz. Joined by her old
friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Lion, Dorothy
sets out on a perilous journey to stop the crafty Jester
from using the power of the Wicked Witch of the West's wand
to turn the people of Oz into china dolls. But that
seems to be the least of Dorothy's problems as her travels
lead her straight into a treacherous maze, a cave full of
very hungry dragons, an evil spell that could destroy the
Yellow Brick Road - and the daunting knowledge that it is
up to her to stop the Jester's terrible plan.
welcome the return of old Oz favorites and will love meeting
new friends like Tugg, a gruff talking boat, and Wiser,
an owl with an unlucky attraction to molasses. And
Elisabeth Miles' fifty wonderful illustrations capture all
the whimsical style of L. Frank Baum, Dorothy of Oz
is sure to delight Oz fans old and new as they journey once
again into this magical land.
Miles is the illustrator of many books for children, including
editions of Puss in Boots, The Night Before Christmas,
and The Velveteen Rabbit. She lives in Laguna,