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Ozma of Oz - L. F. Baum

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Published: 1st January 1985
For Ages: 8 - 14 years old
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Fantasy and adventure in the fairy land of Ev with Dorothy Gale (from "The Wizard of Oz"), Princess Ozma, a wicked Nome King, an enchanted royal family and more. 111 black-and-white illustrations.

ISBN: 9780486247793
ISBN-10: 0486247791
Series: Dover Children's Classics
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8 - 14 years old
For Grades: 3 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st January 1985
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 13.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.26

L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum, born May 15 1856, was an American author of children's books, best known for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen novel sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a host of other works (55 novels in total, plus four "lost" novels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings), and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and screen.

His works anticipated such century-later commonplaces as television, augmented reality, laptop computers (The Master Key), wireless telephones (Tik-Tok of Oz), women in high risk, action-heavy occupations (Mary Louise in the Country), and the ubiquity of advertising on clothing (Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work).

On May 5, 1919, Baum suffered from a stroke. He died quietly the next day, nine days short of his 63rd birthday.His final Oz book, Glinda of Oz, was published on July 10, 1920, a year after his death. The Oz series was continued long after his death by other authors, notably Ruth Plumly Thompson, who wrote an additional nineteen Oz books.

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