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By Kathleen Krull

KATHLEEN KRULL’S full of life textual content lines the lifetime of L. Frank Baum from his dreamy privileged formative years in mid-19th-century upstate manhattan throughout the many detours on his street to oz.. A failure as an actor, a breeder of prize chickens, a service provider in a wild west city, between different occupations, he ultimately made a hit doing precisely what he had continuously enjoyed to do: inform tales for kids. alongside the best way, we see the antecedents of the Scarecrow, the Tin guy, eco-friendly glasses, and different characters and attributes of the recognized myth land. this can be the 1st biography of L. Frank Baum that kids can enjoy.

With a similar verve she delivered to her biography of Dr. Seuss, Kathleen Krull’s wry prose with Kevin Hawke’s exuberant work and drawings to create a e-book to not be overlooked by way of oz. enthusiasts of every age.

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