Oz is a fantasy franchise created by American author L. Frank Baum that spans various mediums, including books, movies, stageplays, video games, comic books and more. The franchise was created with the L. Frank Baum novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which was adapted to the 1939 classic film The Wizard of Oz. In it, a young girl named Dorothy Gale is sent into the Land of Oz thanks to a tornado, where she must seek out the Wizard of Oz to get her home. Along the way, she meets up with Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion, who accompany her on her quest. The film is among the best known films of all-time.

The Oz series began in 1900 with the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (aka The Wizard of Oz). The final novel written by L. Frank Baum was Glinda of Oz (1920), but new sequels and prequels are being added to the series as recently as 2006, including a few by Baum’s great grandson, Roger S. Baum. Below is a list of L. Frank Baum’s Oz books in order of when they were originally published (which is also their chronological order):

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

Notes: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was later re-published as The Wizard of Oz. The Marvelous Land of Oz is also titled The Land of Oz.

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