Today sees the publication of Michael’s wonderful new collaboration with Emma Chichester Clark, TOTO: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of The Wizard of Oz.

Filled with glorious technicolour illustrations, the book tells the story of the Wizard of Oz from a dog’s eye view, with Papa Toto recounting his adventures to his seven puppies.

“I was there,” Papa Toto said.

“Dorothy and I were both there.”

Those magic words sent shivers down my spine. It was going to be the Wizard story.

We were all silent, snuggled up together, waiting.

Then Papa Toto began…

You can watch the beautiful trailer here:

And there are fantastic teacher resources available now.








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