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09/08/2014 08:40 am ET Updated Sep 08, 2014

Minimalist Designs For 'The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz' (NEW BOOK)

Quarto

L. Frank Baum's children's book, published in 1900, has already received a face-lift you might've heard of: it was adapted into the most-watched film of all time, after all.

Now Quarto Books has ventured to reimagine the story once more, using a spare, geometric design that complements the dizzying story perfectly. A ripple of bright rings symbolizes the tornado that starts it all, and Dorothy and her crew move through a two-dimensional Oz. The flatness of the design matches the alienness and surreality of the fictional world. Take a look!:

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Minimalist Designs For 'The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz'
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