Biography for Wizard of Oz


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L. Frank Baum was born in Chittenango, NY. He wrote The Wizard of Oz at the age of forty. The Wizard of Oz became a publishing sensation and a popular series with fourteen novels.

Lizbeth Zwerger was born in Vienna, where she later studied at the Academy of Art. She is internationally renowned as one of the finest contemporary illustrators of children's literature.



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