L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum was an American author best known for his children's books, particularly 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' and its sequels. He wrote 14 novels in the Oz series, as well as many other works including 55 novels, 83 short stories, and over 200 poems.


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  1. 1. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    A young girl from Kansas is swept away by a tornado to a fantastical land called Oz. To return home, she must find the mysterious Wizard in the Emerald City, and on her journey, she befriends a Scarecrow in need of a brain, a Tin Woodman longing for a heart, and a Cowardly Lion seeking courage. They all hope the Wizard can grant their wishes, but they must first overcome the Wicked Witch of the West who poses a great danger to them.

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  2. 2. Ozma Of Oz

    In this enchanting continuation of a beloved fantasy series, a young girl finds herself once again swept away from her seaside vacation to a magical realm, this time landing in the peculiar land of Ev. Accompanied by a talking chicken and familiar friends from her previous adventures, she embarks on a quest to rescue a royal family from the clutches of a wicked Nome King. Along the way, they encounter whimsical creatures, confront perplexing challenges, and discover the mysterious Ozma, the rightful ruler of a neighboring fairyland. Together, they must outwit the Nome King and restore peace and leadership to the kingdoms of this fantastical world.

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