When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route, they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. At the end of the road, Dorothy and friends come to a magical realization.
Experiencing a story read out loud is one of the oldest forms of entertainment there is. With these Fireside Readings, audiences of all ages can enjoy the classics as they were meant to be enjoyed. Featuring a trained narrator seated before a cozy fire, these readings offer some of the things that people today crave the most: relaxation, entertainment, and education. This Fireside Reading of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum is performed by Gildart Jackson.