The wonderful wizard of Oz
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The wonderful wizard of Oz

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
LOS ANGELES
By
L.
Illustrated
FRANK BAUM by W. W. DeNSLOW
Father Goose: His
Book
Quarto, printed in three colors, ornamental boards
Price
$1.25
The Songs
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With music by Alberta N. Hall
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INTRODUCTION.
Folk lore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations. Yet the old-time fairy tale, having served for generations,
be classed as "historical" in the children's of newer "wonlibrary; for the time has come for a series der tales" in which the stereotyped genie, dwarf and fairy are eliminated, together with all the horrible and bloodto point a curdling incident devised by their authors fearsome moral to each tale. Modern education includes
morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wondertales and gladly dispenses with all dis-
may now
agreeable incident. Having this thought in mind, the
story of
'The Wonderful ...

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B)ilPRANKIwl^BOOKCHILDREN'S
COLLECTION
.OF THELIBRARY
CALIFORNIAUNIVERSITY OF
LOS ANGELESL. FRANK BAUMBy
Illustrated W. W. DeNSLOWby
Father His BookGoose:
in three colors,Quarto, printed
ornamental boards
Price $1.25
of Father GooseThe Songs
With music Alberta N. Hallby
ornamental boards . .Quarto,
Price $J.OO
GEO. M, HILL CO.
PublishersTheWON-
DERrUL
WIZARD
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Bb.i/iwByL.Fro.i\k
WitK Pictiyre^ by
W.W. DeiVvSlow.INTRODUCTION.
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Baum.L. Frank
Chicago, April, 1900.Co|3yrigKt 1899
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W.arvd W.Deixslow.
Kt5 reservedCHAPTERS.LIST OF
CHAPTER I. The Cyclone.
The Council with The Munchkins.CHAPTER II.
CHAPTER III. How Saved the Scarecrow.Dorothy
CHAPTER IV. The Road the Forest.Through
TinCHAPTER v. The Rescue of the Woodman.
Lion.CHAPTER VI. The Cowardly
VII. The to The Great Oz.CHAPTER Journey
VIIL The Field.CHAPTER Deadly Poppy
CHAPTER IX. The ofthe Field Mice.Queen X. The Guardian ofthe Gates.
Wonderful EmeraldCHAPTER XI. The City
of Oz.
XII. The Search for the WickedCHAPTER
Witch.
CHAPTER XIII How the Fourwere Reunited. XIV. The Winged Monkeys.
CHAPTER of OzXV. The Discovery
the Terrible.
CHAPTER XVI. The Art of the
Magic
Great Humbug.
CHAPTER XVII. How the Balloon was
Launched.
toCHAPTER XVIII. the South.Away XIX. Attacked the Trees.
by Fighting
CHAPTER XX. The ChinaDainty Country.
CHAPTER LionXXL The Becomes the
King
of Beasts.
theCHAPTER XXII. The ofCountry Quadlings. XXIIL TheGood Witch Wish.grants Dorothy's
CHAPTER XXIV Home Again.r
This book is dedicated to nry
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