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L Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was a beloved American author known for his children's books. Most notably, Baum authored The Wonderful Wizard of Oz . He went on to write fourteen titles in the Oz series along with forty-one additional novels and an enormous collection of other works including over 200 poems. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was eventually adapted into a screenplay in 1939 and became one of the cornerstones of American film. It has been widely regarded as one of the greatest films in...See more