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All Things Oz The Wonder, Wit, and Wisdom of the Wizard of Oz

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ISBN-10: 1400048486

ISBN-13: 9781400048489

Edition: 2003

Authors: L. Frank Baum, Richard Glenn, Willard Carroll, Timothy Shaner, Linda Sunshine

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Welcome to the Land of Oz and the imagination of L. Frank Baum. Welcome to The Willard Carroll Collection, a world-renowned archive of more than 30,000 Wizard of Oz items. For the first time ever, editor Linda Sunshine has collected excerpts from Baum’s fourteen Oz novels, poems, short stories, and song lyrics and married them to art from around the world, some dating as far back as 1899. Here are 352 pages of stunning illustrations (some never before published in this country) and profoundly wise text that honors the ideals of home, heart, intellect, and bravery. Be prepared for wizards, witches, winged monkeys, a hungry tiger, a rainbow fairy, the Munchkins, the Fuddles, and the beloved…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 7.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Best known as the author of the Wizard of Oz series, Lyman Frank Baum was born on May 15, 1856, in New York. When Baum was a young man, his father, who had made a fortune in oil, gave him several theaters in New York and Pennsylvania to manage. Eventually, Baum had his first taste of success as a writer when he staged The Maid of Arran, a melodrama he had written and scored. Married in 1882 to Maud Gage, whose mother was an influential suffragette, the two had four sons. Baum often entertained his children with nursery rhymes and in 1897 published a compilation titled Mother Goose in Prose, which was illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. The project was followed by three other picture books of…    

Linda Sunshine previously edited Newmarket film books on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon , and Saving Private Ryan . She lives in Los Angeles.