Books by L. Frank Baum

DOROTHY AND THE WIZARD IN OZ by L. Frank Baum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2013

"An enjoyable continuation of the series, it raises high hopes for the subsequent volumes. (Graphic adaptation. 10 & up)"
Dorothy and her friends, both old and new, return to Oz in this illustrated whimsical adventure. Read full book review >
THE WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Regrettably mediocre. (Graphic classic. 8-12)"
This new version of an oft-adapted work brings little to the table. Read full book review >
OZBOOK by L. Frank Baum
by L. Frank Baum, adapted and illustrated by Eglé Urbonaviciuté, developed by Slypot
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: July 20, 2011

"A worthy interactive update of the beloved classic. (iPad storybook app. 5 & up)"
With the help of often-brilliant interactive elements, this 17-chapter abridgement manages to update the language while staying true to Baum's original story. Read full book review >
WIZARD OF OZ 3D by L. Frank Baum
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2011

"Overall, readers looking for a quality digital format of a classic story will not be disappointed. (iPad storybook app. 7-11)"
Described by the developers as a "3D audiobook," this unabridged version of the classic tale is really a digital book with good illustrations and optional audio. Read full book review >
OZ by L. Frank Baum
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2011

Based on Baum's classic, this abridged version is a lackluster adaptation of the original.

Although many pages are illustrated with Denslow's original artwork, the story itself has been reduced largely to dialogue and consequently loses the transporting magic of Baum's storytelling. Read full book review >

THE WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

A lively and charming adaptation of the quintessential American fairytale. Read full book review >

THE WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

Zwerger (illustrator of Theodor Storm's Little Hobbin, 1995, etc.) creates characters who may, if not erase the MGM cast from the collective conscious of US readers, make them share some space therein. Read full book review >

MERRY GO ROUND IN OZ by Eloise McGraw
Released: Oct. 22, 1963

Strange amalgam. Read full book review >