''The wonderful Wizard of Oz'' is a beautiful story and the author himself defined it as a modern fairytale. We have to keep in mind that even though it has been more than hundred years since this book was published it still carries the name of a modern fairytale. It was published around the time that the Brothers … [Read more...] about The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Lyman Frank Baum biography
Lyman Frank Baum was born in 1856 and she was a famous American journalist, writer and play writer. Her roots come from Germany, Scotland and Ireland. She had a big family and he was the 7th out of nine kids.
1900 he published "The wonderful Wizard of Oz" and because of that book he became famous and it is one of the most famous books for young people. Until today the book has been translated to all world languages and about the Land of Oz many books have been written after this hit. The book will probably remain a hit throughout generations because it is truly a classic.
She died in 1909 in Hollywood. After his death the book was screen adapted and the star of the movie was Judy Garland.
Baum wrote 55 novels, 83 short stories, 200 poems. He wanted to get his work into the theatre or the TV many times.