The Lost Princess of Oz

The Lost Princess of Oz

by L. Frank Baum
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date: 25/12/2018

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In L. Frank Baum’s “Lost Princess of Oz”, (1917) Dorothy aqwakens one morning to discover that Princess Ozma has disappeared, along with several magic items belonging to Glinda and the Wizard. A search party comprising Dorothy, the Wizard, Betsy Bobbin, Trot and Button-Bright is formed and the friends set off for the land of the Winkies. But who is behind the mysterious disappearances? The eleventh in the Oz books series, it’s plot was inspired by a letter from a young fan.

ISBN:
9781974935796
9781974935796
Category:
Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
25-12-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Dreamscape Media
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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