The second in L. Frank Baum''s Oz series, The Marvelous Land of Oz, brings readers back to a fantastical journey with a young boy named Tip. Following Tip''''s adventure, we meet charming new characters, such as Jack the Pumpkinhead, the Wooden Sawhorse, and the Gump, as well as some familiar old ones, like the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman. After more than a hundred years since its first publication, The Marvelous Land of Oz continues to charm its readers on an adventure of discovery to the Emerald City. This edition features an introduction by one of the screenwriters of Oz The Great and Powerful, Mitchell Kapner.
About the Author
L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) is one of the most celebrated children's authors of all time. He was also a playwright and journalist, and wrote the American classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, as well as the thirteen subsequent volumes in the original series.
Date of Birth:May 15, 1856
Date of Death:May 6, 1919
Place of Birth:Chittenango, New York
Place of Death:Hollywood, California
Education:Attended Peekskill Military Academy and Syracuse Classical School