L. Frank Baum



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    Fantasy

    Nov-2015

    Queer Visitors from the Marvelous Land of Oz was a newspaper comic strip written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by Walt McDougall, a political cartoonist for the Philadelphia North American. Queer Visitors appeared in the North American, the Chicag...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2015

    Izzy Bella, short for Isabella, does not want to invite boys to her party until she learns that she can have a cow "friend" party with girls and boys. In this second book in the series, one friend in particular helps Izzy catch rainbows and she learn...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2014

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2014

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2014

    Uncle John was looking very serious indeed, and Patsy regarded him gratefully. Her father never would be serious where Kenneth was concerned. Perhaps in his heart the grizzled old Major was a bit jealous of the boy....

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2014

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2014

    Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have ende...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2014

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2014

    In Which the Scarecrow Goes to Search for His Family Tree and Discovers That He Is the Long Lost Emperor of the Silver Island, and How He Was Rescued and Brought Back to Oz by Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    A short story by famous children's author L. Frank Baum, who was the one that wrote "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." In Tiger's Eye, he changes his tone a bit and goes for a darker tone in his writing. This version of the story features illustrations....

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2014

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    Jim was the son of a cowboy, and lived on the broad plains of Arizona. His father had trained him to lasso a bronco or a young bull with perfect accuracy, and had Jim possessed the strength to back up his skill he would have been as good a cowboy as ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    In the splendid palace of the Emerald City, which is in the center of the fairy Land of Oz, is a great Throne Room, where Princess Ozma, the Ruler, for an hour each day sits in a throne of glistening emeralds and listens to all the troubles of her pe...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    In a room of the Royal Palace of the Emerald City of Oz hangs a Magic Picture, in which are shown all the important scenes that transpire in those fairy dominions. The scenes shift constantly and by watching them, Ozma, the girl Ruler, is able to dis...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    The King of the Polar Bears lived among the icebergs in the far north country. He was old and monstrous big; he was wise and friendly to all who knew him. His body was thickly covered with long, white hair that glistened like silver under the rays of...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    Dorothy was a little Kansas girl who once accidentally found the beautiful Land of Oz and was invited to live there always. Toto was Dorothy's small black dog, with fuzzy, curly hair and bright black eyes. Together, when they tired of the grandeur of...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    There lived in Boston a wise and ancient chemist by the name of Dr. Daws, who dabbled somewhat in magic. There also lived in Boston a young lady by the name of Claribel Sudds, who was possessed of much money, little wit and an intense desire to go up...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    Once upon a time there lived in the beautiful Emerald City, which lies in the center of the fairy Land of Oz, a lovely girl called Princess Ozma, who was ruler of all that country. And among those who served this girlish Ruler and lived in a cozy sui...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    One was a Scarecrow. That means he was a suit of blue Munchkin clothes, stuffed with straw, on top of which was fastened a round cloth head, filled with bran to hold it in shape. On the head were painted two eyes, two ears, a nose and a mouth. The Sc...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    The Nome King was unpleasantly angry. He had carelessly bitten his tongue at breakfast and it still hurt; so he roared and raved and stamped around in his underground palace in a way that rendered him very disagreeable. It so happened that on this un...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

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    Fantasy

    May-2014

    This collection of fantasy stories was originally serialized in regional newspapers, prior to being published as a complete volume. The stories, as critics have noted, lack the high-fantasy aspect of the best of Baum's work, in Oz or out. With ironic...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2013

    No one intended to leave Martha alone that afternoon, but it happened that everyone was called away, for one reason or another. Mrs. McFarland was attending the weekly card party held by the Women's Anti-Gambling League. Sister Nell's young man had c...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2013

    One time a knook became tired of his beautiful life and longed for something new to do. The knooks have more wonderful powers than any other immortal folk-except, perhaps, the fairies and ryls. So one would suppose that a knook who might gain anythin...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2013

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2013

    An accomplished wizard once lived on the top floor of a tenement house and passed his time in thoughtful study and studious thought. What he didn't know about wizardry was hardly worth knowing, for he possessed all the books and recipes of all the wi...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2013

    On one of the upper branches of the Congo river lived an ancient and aristocratic family of hippopotamuses, which boasted a pedigree dating back beyond the days of Noah-beyond the existence of mankind-far into the dim ages when the world was new. The...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2013

    No one envied the child, who had scarcely been thought of until he became king himself. Then he was recognized as a personage of some importance, and the politicians and hangers-on, headed by the chief counselor of the kingdom, held a meeting to dete...

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    Action Adventure

    May-2013

    The creator of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz spins a gripping tale of mystery, deceit, and murder in a rollicking tale from the turn of the twentieth century that abounds in old-fashioned charm. Join Sam Steele, a resourceful young sailor, for a whirlwi...

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-2013

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2010

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2009

    A collection of 22 verses and rhymes by Mother Goose, with stories by L Frank Baum, author of "The Wizard of Oz." Includes "Sing a Song of Sixpence," "The Cat and the Fiddle," "Old King Cole," "Little Bo Peep," "Humpty Dumpty," "Little Miss Muffet," ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2008

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    General Fiction

    May-2008

    From the author of The Wizard of Oz comes a high-flying adventure featuring intrepid girl aviator Orissa Kane. Like Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz, Orissa is intelligent, self-reliant and always persevering. Circumstances force young Orissa Kane in...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2006

    When Zikky the Gopher wins the golden ball, he faces a tough decision - riches or happiness? Zikky follows his choice and enjoys his new life for a short wile, but soon he finds himself in trouble. Did the little gopher make the wisest decision, or w...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2005

    This is the story of how three brave American girls sacrificed the comforts and luxuries of home to go abroad and nurse the wounded soldiers of a foreign war By L Frank Baum creator of the Oz books originally written under the pseudonyn Edith Van Dyn...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2005

    L. Frank Baum (1856–1919), author of The Wizard of Oz and thirteen more Oz books, created many other appealing fantasies for children. Writing under the pseudonym of Laura Bancroft, Baum related the adventures of Twinkle in these stories for small ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2004

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    Apr-2003

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    Fantasy

    Mar-2003

    Astrid and Tyler find an old carnival merry-go-round in a junkyard, enchanted by Oscar Zoroaster Diggs, the man who became the wonderful Wizard of Oz. Mr. Diggs, along with his helper, the quiet munchkin, transport the children to Oz, where they take...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2002

    This was the only adventure novel (set in contemporary Egypt with some fantasy trappings) and the last adult work of fiction of L. Frank Baum, creator of the Wizard of Oz, published eleven years after he wrote Mother Goose in Prose which first introd...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2002

    L. Frank Baum's wild imagination takes up the Santa Claus story, reinventing it with a new origin myth in line with the Oz fanasies for which Baum is best known. From his humble beginnings as the only human child in an enchanted forest to his ultimat...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2000

    When the Glass Cat of Oz attends the dedication of Silica Valley's Great Glassworks, she doesn't know she's about to find her roots and be wished smack dab into the middle of the one-hundred-and-one-year-old mystery of the Hidden Prince of Oz! Arizon...

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    Action Adventure

    Feb-1998

    Enchanting fantasy from creator of beloved "Oz" stories whisks young readers away on an exciting underwater adventure where they meet beguiling mermaids and other astonishing creatures. 78 black-and-white illustrations....

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1985

    Book 2 of L. Frank Baum's immortal OZ series Young Tip runs away from his guardian, the witch Mombi, taking with him Jack Pumpkinhead and the wooden Saw-Horse, and flees to the Emerald City where he learns the incredible secret of his past.“Oz—w...

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-1968

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    Fantasy

    1920

    Book 14 of L. Frank Baum's immortal OZ series, in which Ozma and Dorothy travel to an enchanted island to prevent an impending battle between the Skeezers and the Flatheads, but are instead imprisoned in the city just before the island is submerged....

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    Fantasy

    1919

    Book 13 in L. Frank Baum's immortal OZ series, in which the meddling of old Ruggedo -- the ex-Nome King -- and the magic of Kiki Aru, the Munchkin boy, bring mayhem to the Emerald City when its illustrious inhabitants are mysteriously transformed int...

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    Fantasy

    1918

    Woot the Wanderer and the Scarecrow help the Tin Woodman find his old love, Nimmie Amee, suffering the ignominious enchantments of Mrs. Yoop's yookoohoo magic along the way....

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    Fantasy

    1917

    In which Ozma is lost -- as are all the known magical instruments in Oz -- and how the search party of Dorothy, the Wizard and other loyal friends embarks upon bizarre adventures and meets such strange creatures as the Frogman and the Lavender Bear w...

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    Fantasy

    1916

    Book 10 in L. Frank Baum's beloved OZ series, in which young Prince Inga of Pingaree is aided by King Rinkitink and Bilbil the goat in rescuing his royal parents from the clutches of Kaliko the Nome King....

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    Fantasy

    1915

    Trot and Cap'n Bill are whisked to Oz by the flying Ork, find Button-Bright -- who's lost again -- and rescue the Scarecrow from cruel King Krewl in this ninth book of L. Brank Baum's immortal Oz series....

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    Fantasy

    1914

    Book 8 in L. Frank Baum's immortal OZ series, in which Betsy Bobbin and Hank the Mule are shipwrecked on the coast of Oz, meet up with the invading army of Queen Ann of Oogaboo, and help the Shaggy Man rescue his brother from the evil Nome King....

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    Fantasy

    1913

    Book 7 of L. Frank Baum's immortal OZ series, in which Scraps, the Patchwork Girl, is brought to life and the Munchkin boy Ojo sets out on a quest to find the magical cure that will release his Unc Nunkie from a spell that has turned him into a marbl...

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    Fantasy

    1910

    Book 6 of L. Frank Baum's beloved Oz books The wicked Nome king, who plots to conquer Oz and enslave its people, prepares to invade the Emerald City just as Dorothy and her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry arrive!“Oz—where the young stay young and the old...

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    Fantasy

    1909

    Book 5 of L. Frank Baum's immortal OZ series, in whcih Dorothy and the Shaggy Man inexplicably find themselves in Oz, where they meet Polychrome, the abandoned daughter of the Rainbow, and a host of others on their way to Ozma's lavish birthday party...

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    Fantasy

    1907

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    Fantasy

    1905

    When the renowned author of the wonderful Oz stories surpasses himself with a full-blown fairy tale, complete with magic wishes, palace life, an hag, and a poor boy and girl, we know we are in for something exceptional in story-telling. "In some ways...

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    Fantasy

    1904

    Few fantasy lands have captured our hearts and imaginations as has the marvelous land of Oz. For over four generations, children and adults alike have reveled in the magical adventures of its beloved folk. Now, for the first time in over seventy year...

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    Fantasy

    1900

    They're off to see the Wizard! Only the Wonderful Wizard of Oz can tell Dorothy how to get back to her home in Kansas. Only the Wizard can give the Scarecrow the brains he wants so much. Only the Great Oz in the Emerald City can give the Tin Man a...

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    General Fiction

    Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 - May 6, 1919) is one of America's most read authors, and he is widely considered one of the premier authors of children's books. Baum wrote dozens of novels and short stories, as well as hundreds of poems, and he even ...

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    Fantasy

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    Fantasy

    Try as they might, the Daemons of the Caves could not tempt old Santa Claus in any way. Quite the contrary, his cheery laughter disconcerted the evil ones and showed to them the folly of their undertaking. It's well known that no harm can come to San...

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    Fantasy

    A holiday classic from the author of The Wizard of Oz Where did Santa Claus come from? In this classic tale from Oz scribe L. Frank Baum, the beloved symbol of Christmas is removed from his conventional trappings and placed into the world of imaginat...

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    General Fiction

    Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was an American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books ever written in American children's literature, The Wonderful Wiza...

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    General Fiction

    After they left the train, Colonel Hathaway and his granddaughter, Mary Louise stood silently upon the platform, their luggage beside them, and watched as the porters moved their their trunks from the baggage car. Then the train started, gathered spe...

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    General Fiction

    Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) was an American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books ever written in American children's literature, The Wonderful Wiza...

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    Fantasy

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    Fantasy

    It is the nature of children to scorn realities, which crowd into their lives all too quickly with advancing years. Childhood is the time for fables, for dreams, for joy. These stories are not true; they could not be true and be so marvelous. No one ...

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    Fantasy

    Lyman Frank Baum's 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) a...

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    Action Adventure

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    Fantasy

    Little Miss Twinkle fell asleep just outside the badger's hole, watching to see what would happen when he faced the trap her father had laid for him. Then, with a start, she opened her eyes again, and saw the trap and the woodchuck hole just as they ...

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    Fantasy

    One day, Mr. H. M. Woggle-Bug, became separated from his comrades who had accompanied him from the Land of Oz. Finding that time hung heavy on his hands -- and he had four of them! -- he decided to walk down the Main Street of the City and try to dis...

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    General Fiction

    In Chicago, an ordinary key unlocks a magical trunk packed with robbers and a pie. In Boston, five magical bon-bons make an ordinary senator, an ordinary professor, an ordinary girl and her ordinary parents do the most extraordinary things! A young c...

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    Fantasy

    E. Nesbit's classic story of how Gerald, Cathy and Jimmy find an enchanted garden and awake a princess from a hundred-year sleep, only to have her immediately made invisible by a magic ring. Her rescue is difficult, funny and sometimes frightening....

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    General Fiction

    From the author of The Wizard of Oz comes a delicious fantasy novel featuring a life-size gingerbread man named John Dough. All John Dough has to do is avoid being eaten by a crowd of gingerbread-loving characters! The tasty fellow journeys to the Is...

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    General Fiction

    A magic umbrella transports three travelers to an astral kingdom where they encounter bizarre inhabitants and face many adventures. A captivating tale for children of all ages. 86 black-and-white illustrations; 12 in full-color....

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