By L. Frank Baum
Fantasy fans of every age will celebrate at this opportunity to go back and forth once more to the really good land of Oz!
A California earthquake sends Dorothy Gale and her new friends--Zeb the farm boy, Jim the cab-horse, and Eureka the mischievous kitten--tumbling via a crack within the floor. Deep underneath the earth, Dorothy is reunited together with her previous good friend the Wizard of oz. and his troupe of 9 tiny piglets.
Together, Dorothy, the Wizard, and their pals shuttle via many excellent lands, the place they come across the Mangaboos, humans transforming into like greens within the floor; pass the Valley of Voe, the place dama-fruit has grew to become each person invisible; and are captured via mysterious flying Gargoyles. ultimately, the intrepid tourists achieve oz., the place they've got many unforgettable encounters with such favorites because the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger, Princess Ozma and the wood Sawhorse.
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz used to be the fourth ounces event. First released in 1908, it has captured the imaginations of younger readers and listeners for 4 generations. Now a brand new iteration can observe those fantastic adventures for themselves.
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Are all frogs noisy at night? No, just the males. Both male and female frogs have vocal cords in their throats, just as we do. But in most species, only the males produce the sounds. They do this by pumping air over their vocal cords. To make the sounds louder, the frogs puff up their throats like balloons. They use these calls to attract females. 6 km) away. Where are frogs during the day? Some are hiding. These frogs keep cool and damp under rotting tree stumps, piles of leaves, mounds of mud, and around wells, docks, or bridges.