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A Tail-Wagging Tale

Amazon

The famous story “The Wizard of Oz” is world known but if it’s from a dogs perspective? That’s a different tale.
 When Toto goes running after their uncle’s hat during the tornado Dorothy and Toto are forced to take shelter in their farmhouse, the only problem? That farmhouse lifts up lifting up to an amazing story, once arrived in Oz; their tornado squashes the Wicked Witch of The West! The munchkins, being pleased by this because of their past slavery of the witch celebrate their arrival; but Dorothy can’t stay long because she has to go to Oz to get back home. With the kiss of the good witch on her forehead, nothing can harm her. Or at least she hopes.
Along the way her encounter with a scarecrow, looking for brains. A Tin woodsman looking for a heart, and a cowardly lion looking for courage grows an everlasting friendship.
But once meeting the wizard, home is not as close as they thought; an evil witch must be destroyed before they get their ride home.
Can they defeat it? Or will they be stuck in Oz forever; which may not be so bad.
I think this book would be good for 8-11 because it was en easy but enjoyable read with many pictures but a fair amount of small words.
Overall I liked this book because of the description and how the author really made it seem like a dog was seeing from the point of view!