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Twinkle and Chubbins: Their astonishing adventures in nature fairyland

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L. Frank Baum (1856–1919), author of The Wizard of Oz and thirteen more Oz books, created many other appealing fantasies for children. Writing under the pseudonym of Laura Bancroft, Baum related the adventures of Twinkle in these stories for small children that, like the Oz books, have something to say to adults as well. Growing up in the village of Edgeley on the North Da
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Published July 1st 2005 by International Wizard of Oz Club (first published 1906)
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L. Frank Baum, using the name Laura Bancroft, wrote these six stories in 1905 as separate booklets which were later published together in 1911 as this book. The color illustrations are by Frank Lloyd Wright's younger sister Maginel Wright Enright.

In this collection of short stories Twinkle is a girl living on the North Dakota prairie whose magical adventures concerning the animals she meets there are brought on by her tendency towards narcolepsy and vivid dreaming. Baum uses the animals' behavio
It took me forever to find this book on here; I thought it was called The Twinkle Tales.

I love this book; surprisingly, it's the only book by Baum I really enjoy. It combines nonsense and fey-lore into something definitely worth reading. If you like the Spiderwick books, Sisters Grimm, 13 Curses, or really anything having to do with faerie magic, I deeply recommend this book. It reminds me of Alice in Wonderland by Carroll; but, where Alice in Wonderland simply drives me up the wall if I read i
Cute short stories originally published by "Laura Bancroft" (Baum's pseudonym) and illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright (sister of Frank Lloyd and mother of Elizabeth Enright). You can see many of the same influences in his Oz stories, but still worth reading.
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also wrote under the name Edith Van Dyne, Floyd Akers

Lyman Frank Baum was an American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children's literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known today as simply The Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a pleth
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