About the BookIn this board book version of L. Frank Baum's classic fantasy, a young black girl named Dorothy finds adventure in the Land of Oz.
Book SynopsisBedtime Classics: charmingly illustrated board book editions of perennial favorites, simplified for the youngest readers! Bedtime Classics introduce classic works of fiction to little literary scholars through character-driven narratives and colorful illustration. Designed to be the perfect one minute bedtime story (or five minutes--if you're begged to read it over and over), so parents can feel good about exposing their children to some of the most iconic pieces of literature, while building their child's bookshelf with these trendy editions! When a tornado hits her small Kansas town, Dorothy is swept away to Oz To find her way back home, she follows the yellow brick road to The Emerald City and picks up a scarecrow, a tinman, and a cowardly lion, on their way to seek help from the Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
About the AuthorCarly Gledhill is a children's book illustrator/author living and working in Stockport, U.K. She has worked as a print designer for studios and retailers and completed an MA in children's book illustration. She got her first book deal with Orchard Books, writing and Illustrating Monty and Sylvester, A Tale of Everyday Superheroes (2018). Since then she has worked on her second title for Orchard and illustrated for publishers and clients including Little Tiger Press, Quarto, and Redbird Publishing. Clients: Orchard Books / Little Tiger Press / Quarto / Mamas & Papas / Hallmark Cards / Paperchase / Usbourne Books / Penguin Random House / Elephant and Bird books / H&M / Paper and Cloth Design Studio. carlygledhill.com