Illustrator: Anne Bachelier
For well over a century, Baum’s tale of Dorothy’s adventures in the land of Oz have been enchanting and delighting millions of people around the world. Now, celebrated French artist Anne Bachelier has brought her brilliant and insightful vision to this beloved classic. In 30 elegant, fantastic watercolor and mixed-media paintings, she brings Oz to vibrant life. Dorothy is as young, innocent, and cheerful as you remember, the Scarecrow seems both graceful and clumsy at the same time, the Tin Woodman conveys his tragic heartless condition, and her Lion – with his startling white coat – is the essence of cowardly. And Bachelier’s Emerald City is a dreamlike, fantasy gem! This is a journey through Oz you’ll love and never forget! You and your children will be swept away by this lavish, enchanting, and elegant vision of this beloved story!