Happy Birthday L.Frank Baum

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L. FRANK BAUM was an American author of more than 70 children’s books.  His most well-known book is The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Born in New York in 1856, he moved to South Dakota in 1888. When his newspaper there failed, he moved to Illinois and found work as a journalist. His first children’s book, Mother Goose in Prose (1897), was followed by Father Goose: His Book, an immediate bestseller.
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