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by | Read by Laurelle Westaway, Johnnie Anderson, Al Bedrosian, et al.

Children Ages 8+ • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1913

Blackstone Audio provides a delightfully directed full-cast reading of Baum's seventh novel set in Oz. A poor Munchkin boy named Ojo teams up with Ozma, Dorothy, the Wizard, a quilted patchwork girl named Scraps, and the rest of the wondrous characters to save Ojo's uncle from a wicked wizard's spell. The uncredited narrator reads with a beautiful English accent as a team of actors plays the colorful characters. Without using any sound effects, the cast brings the characters and Baum's story to life. One character, a lazy man of Quadling country, is given a surfer-dude accent, and Baum's words are updated to amusing but incongruous effect. Listeners of all ages will enjoy this whimsical fantasy. S.E.S. 2005 Audie Award Finalist © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 05]



Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2004

CS ISBN $39.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN $48.00/ $14.95(R) • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN $24.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $31.47

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