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L. FRANK BAUM The Wizard of Oz Retold by Rosemary Border ituserated by Gillian McLean ~~ OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS OXFORD xt une era rare te ety of On sess nace robecheofeeeenc msec eho “nde ooshing wonton sd ape Tm ae Hong Kar ‘Kotha ad Malame ence Naot “ede sansa pe! Tests Wwenticrin esse Rus Cie oes epee Pane Gece (Eczema gy ay poe nd oral Sage Shoe Swintnd Tend They Oe Va ‘atonpntonroro nee ae reitered de mat of onde sy ent ens eran terns “Rin pie © OxhlUnvesy Pesto wane On iret Poke) ‘ot pub eed br 8 Ne unnetorae potocprint tg aa Ne pt ef in my ain sof ea aman ay tm erbem alpen sgt era tape pty oer eget th “epoh ioscan Enis neg ocecion culate ap ote sve sha heseto ee ly Separimen xen es ear sve soompi thn binany mer bningoceet ny wie fered sean eine ue coma a Stee oe rod by Gerdes or tort oN Sur en rs Ses ny rey rte ate worsg gator9 axa58 rtd amg Kong CONTENTS story ivrropuction The cyclone ‘The yellow brick road ‘The Emerald City ‘The Witch and the Monkeys The old man from Kansas “East, west —home’s best!” activimies: Before Reading, ACTIVITIES: While Reading activiries: After Reading ABOUT ROOKWORMS 18 25 34 39 2 44 45 48 52 3 1 THE CYCLONE Dorothy lived in a small house in Kansas, with Uncle Henry, Aunt Em, and a little black dog called Toto. ‘There were no trees and no hills in Kansas, and it was often very windy. Sometimes the wind came very fast and very suddenly. That was a cyclone, and it could blow trees and people and buildings away. There were cellars under all the houses. And when a cyclone came, people went down into their cellars and stayed there. 1