There probably isn't many who can say they haven't read or seen some version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. My first memory is of reading the book as a school girl. This classic story dates back to the early 1900's. It is based on stories L. Frank Baum told his children from his own experiences. Check out what the original covers on the book looked like ~ The Cowardly Lion made the front cover while, Dorothy, The Tin Woodman and Scarecrow were on the back cover.
Did you know there is 13 novel sequels to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz? The third book, originally published in 1907, is Ozma of Oz. The majority of the story line takes place outside of Oz and includes some new characters such as The Hungry Tiger and TikTok. This is what the original cover of the book looked like ~
I was lucky enough to come across a copy of this wonderful sequel. This copy was published in 1907 and is one of the later editions. The book is really in good condition considering it is over 100 years old. Here's the front cover of my book
Here is a list of all the books in the Oz series: