The Wicked Years is a series of fantasy novels by American author Gregory Maguire. Based on the Wizard of Oz series by L. Frank Baum and the 1939 movie adaptation, the book tells the story of the Wicked Witch of the West (named “Elphaba” in the series). Unlike most of Maguire’s books, this series is […]
Gregory Maguire is an American novelist of fantasy and children’s novelist. He often writes revisionist tales of classic children’s tales, such as the Wizard of Oz in his Wicked Years series or re-telling Snow White in Mirror Mirror. Maguire is married to painter Andy Newman, whom he has adopted three children with.
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 […]