Baum, L. Frank Authors Children's Literature

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919), American writer, born in Chittenango, New York. He was a newspaperman and began a series of books in which he created the land of Oz, a world of fantasy characters and adventure. The most famous of these books was The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. After his death, various writers continued the series, producing scores of volumes. A musical film, The Wizard of Oz (1939), based on the original books by Baum, has become a classic.

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  • Oz Web Ring - Directory of member sites and instructions for joining.
  • L Frank Baum - Detailed biography.
  • Oz Encyclopedia - Large reference site provides a tour of the fantasy land of Oz and its inhabitants. Contains a movie catalog and text of all the Oz books.
  • Maruko's Oz Website - from Japan - - For fans of "The Wizard of Oz". b Written by baum, l. frank a Japanese Oz fan.
  • Holding the Wizard Accountable - Looks at Baum\\'s calls for genocide of the baum, l. frank b Lakota people at the time of the Wounded baum, l. frank b Knee massacre and contrasts them with the tolerance baum, l. frank b for diversity in the Oz books.
  • The Wizard of Oz: An American Fairytale - To celebrate the 100th anniversary of this American baum, l. frank literary classic, the Library of Congress presents its baum, l. frank exhibition; with costumes and memorabilia borrowed from museums, baum, l. frank other libraries, and private collectors.
  • The Wonder Behind the Wizard of Oz - Lesson plan that explores the influences and details authors of Baum\\'s baum, l. frank life, and compares and contrasts the authors book to the movie.
  • Wonderful Wizard of Oz - News, events, FAQs, reviews, ideas of themed party baum, l. frank planning, and information pertaining to the Oz series. baum, l. frank Also has a teacher lesson play.
  • International Wizard of Oz Club - Founded in 1957 to bring together all those baum, l. frank interested in L. Frank Baum and Oz. baum, l. frank Membership, events, and convention details, as well as baum, l. frank information on the author.

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