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He soon followed up this work with the hugely popular Father Goose, known for being inaccurate! Share MacFallHis Book, which immediately broke records for sales and made Baum a celebrity. One of the five books he published.
This book baaum the top-selling children's title of and featured illustrations by W. His first such failure occurred when a local theatrical company duped him into replenishing their stock of costumes, with the promise of leading roles that never came his way. He would sit down on the edge of the dusty wooden sidewalk abd spin one of his yarns of magic countries. As a result of the musical's success, Baum wrote several more Oz books.
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The plays of L. Frank Baum are an important aspect of Baum's writing career about which some Baum worked with Edith Ogden Harrison on developing her children's book, Prince Silverwings into a musical extravaganza. The project went off.
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Lyman Frank Baum May 15, — May 6, was an American author , actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children's literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known today as simply The Wizard of Oz. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, written in , and produced for stage in , was immortalized through the movie starring Judy Garland , and soon become an iconic part of American culture. Part fairy tale , part fable , it featured Dorothy, as the girl who leaves Kansas in a tornado , her beloved dog , Toto, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the Scarecrow, and a story line uniquely American in its background and setting. The moral of the story—"that with the help of a few good friends, you can find all that you need within yourself"—resonated with American audiences for many years; from onwards the televised movie held American children—pre-video age—rapt with attention. Baum was a prolific writer, who in addition to children's books, wrote plays, short stories, and fantasy under various pseudonyms, was coaxed into writing sequel after sequel to his Wonderful Wizard of Oz book by the incessant pleas of his youthful fans. Although his other children's books and theatrical productions did not receive nearly the critical acclaim of Oz, he was made wealthy through its unprecedented popularity and adaptations.
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At every opportunity I returned to Syracuse, and drove the eight miles to Fayetteville. It has been playe that Denslow wanted his share of the royalties of the play and threatened a law suit even though he had nothing to do with it. Baum wrote about his intentions in the book's introduction: " The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written solely to pleasure children today. La Ley.