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August 2014

Books on Screen

August 2014

After a long day at the beach or the swimming pool, what's better than putting on your pajamas, making some popcorn and popping in a DVD? Not much! See below for the latest children's book -to-movie adaptation.

On DVD:

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
Cast: Lea Michele, Kelsey Grammer, Dan Aykroyd
Director: Will Finn and Dan St. Pierre
Distributor: Clarius Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: August 26th
Based On: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum

Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the tugboat join Dorothy on her latest magical journey through the colorful landscape of Oz to restore order and happiness to Emerald City.

 

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
by L. Frank Baum

  • Publication Date: February 19, 2013
  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Design
  • ISBN-10: 0062018086
  • ISBN-13: 9780062018083