L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) was an American author of children’s literature and fantasy novels. He is most famous for creating the Land of Oz, including The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which was made into one of the most-watched classic films of all time, The Wizard of Oz. He would follow that novel up with 13 sequels. Baum was able to predict inventions such as television, augmented reality, laptops and wireless phones. He also wrote poetry, screenplays, edited a newspaper and more.

L. Frank Baum made his debut as a published author of fiction in 1897 with a collection of fairy tales titled Mother Goose in Prose. His first novel was The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in 1900. Over the course of his career, he wrote 59 novels (four of which were lost), 83 short stories, over 200 poems and more. His last original work was Glinda of Oz, published in 1920. Below is a list of L. Frank Baum’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Oz Books


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz(1900) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Marvelous Land of Oz(1904) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ozma of Oz(1907) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz(1908) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Road to Oz(1909) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Emerald City of Oz(1910) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Patchwork Girl of Oz(1913) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tik-Tok of Oz(1914) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scarecrow of Oz(1915) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rinkitink in Oz(1916) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost Princess of Oz(1917) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tin Woodman of Oz(1918) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magic of Oz(1919) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glinda of Oz(1920) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Oz Children’s Books


The Woggle-Bug Book(1905) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Oz Collections


Queer Visitors from the Marvelous Land of Oz(1905) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Wizard Stories of Oz(1913) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Aunt Jane’s Nieces Books


Aunt Jane's Nieces(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad(1907) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces at Millville(1908) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work(1909) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society(1910) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces and Uncle John(1911) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces on Vacation(1912) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces on the Ranch(1913) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West(1914) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Jane's Nieces in the Red Cross(1915) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Boy Fortune Hunters Books


The Boy Fortune Hunters in Alaska(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy Fortune Hunters in Panama(1907) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy Fortune Hunters in Egypt(1908) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy Fortune Hunters in China(1909) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy Fortune Hunters in Yucatan(1910) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy Fortune Hunters in the South Seas(1911) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Trot & Cap’n Bill Books


The Sea Fairies(1911) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sky Island(1912) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Flying Girl Books


The Flying Girl(1911) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Flying Girl and Her Chum(1912) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mary Louise Books


Mary Louise(1916) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mary Louise in the Country(1916) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mary Louise Solves a Mystery(1917) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls(1918) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mary Louise Adopts a Soldier(1919) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Dot and Tot of Merryland(1901) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus(1902) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Master Key(1902) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Enchanted Island of Yew(1903) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen Zixi of Ix(1905) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fate of a Crown(1905) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John Dough and the Cherub(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Daughters of Destiny(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Annabel(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tamawaca Folks(1907) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Policeman Bluejay(1907) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Egyptian(1908) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Daring Twins(1911) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jaglon and the Tiger Fairies(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Our Landlady(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Mother Goose in Prose(1897) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
By the Candelabra's Glare(1898) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Father Goose(1899) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A New Wonderland(1900) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Army Alphabet(1900) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Navy Alphabet(1900) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
American Fairy Tales(1901) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Twinkle Tales(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Father Goose's Year Book(1907) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
L. Frank Baum's Juvenile Speaker(1910) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Animal Fairy Tales(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Purple Dragon and Other Fantasies(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was also published as The Wizard of Oz. The Marvelous Land of Oz was also published under the title The Land of Oz. A New Wonderland was also published as The Magical Monarch of Mo. Phoebe Daring is also known as Unjustly Accused!. The Daring Twins was later re-published as The Secret of the Lost Fortune. The Aunt Jane’s Nieces and Mary Louise series along with the standalone title The Flying Girl were written as Edith Van Dyne. Mary Louise Adopts a Soldier was largely ghostwritten by Emma Speed Sampson. The Boy Fortune Hunters series was written under the pseudonym of Floyd Akers. The Boy Fortune Hunters in Alaska was originally published as Sam Steele’s Adventures on Land and Sea by Capt. Hugh Fitzgerald. The Boy Fortune Hunters in Panama was originally published as Sam Steele’s Adventures in Panama by Capt. Hugh Fitzgerald and re-published as The Amazing Bubble Car. The Boy Fortune Hunters in Egypt was later re-titled The Treasure of Karnak. The Boy Fortune Hunters in China was later re-published under the title The Scream of the Scared Ape. The novels The Fate of a Crown and Daughters of Destiny were written using the nom de plume Schyuler Staunton. The Twinkle Tales was also published as Twinkle & Chubbins, and was written under the pseudonym Laura Bancroft. Policeman Bluejay was also published as Babes in Birdland and was originally published under Laura Bancroft.

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