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Gregory Maguire

Gregory Maguire’s novels include Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (which became a Broadway musical) and Son of a Witch. Maguire, who writes for children as well as adults, has lectured on art and literature both here and abroad, and is an occasional reviewer for the New York Times Book Review.


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A Wonderful Welcome to Oz
Written by L. Frank Baum, Edited by Gregory Maguire, Illustrated by John R. Neill
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2006
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7494-2 (0-8129-7494-8)

For more than a century, L. Frank Baum’s kingdom of Oz and its delightful denizens have enchanted readers of all ages. In this illustrated Modern Library edition, the bestselling novelist and children’s book writer Gregory Maguire takes readers on a guided tour of Oz, gathering and introducing us to three of... Read more

My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me
Edited by Kate Bernheimer, Foreword by Gregory Maguire, Introduction by Kate Bernheimer
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | September 2010
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-311784-1 (0-14-311784-X)

The fairy tale lives again in this book of forty new stories by some of the biggest names in contemporary fiction.

Neil Gaiman, “Orange”
Aimee Bender, “The Color Master”
Joyce Carol Oates, “Blue-bearded Lover”
Michael Cunningham, “The Wild Swans”
These and more than thirty other stories by Francine Prose, Kelly Link, Jim Shepard, Lydia Millet... Read more

The Wind in the Willows
Written by Kenneth Grahame, Illustrated by Rachell Sumpter, Foreword by Gregory Maguire
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | April 2012
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310664-7 (0-14-310664-3)

The coveted and award-winning Penguin Threads series continues with three more enchanting, beautifully sewn covers by a talented visual artist

With paper and pen or needle and thread, storytelling has many traditions. Penguin's award-winning art director Paul Buckley presents Penguin Threads, a series of Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions inspired by the aesthetic... Read more