”The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” also known simply as ”The Wizard of Oz” is a famous children's novel by Frank L. Baum. Written at the start of the 20th century, it is one of the most famous fantasy stories to date, now brought to life by B. J. Harrison.
Dorothy is a young girl living peacefully on a Kansas prairie, when a cyclone swoops her and her dog Toto into the magical Land of Oz. Is there a way for them to get back home from this new and strange place, where dangers and astonishing creatures await? The novel has been adapted into the beloved film version The Wizard of Oz (1939) starring Judy Garland.
B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.
Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919), aka L. Frank Baum, was an American author, poet and scriptwriter. Primarily known for his children’s books, he is most famous for the novel ”The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and its sequels. His stories feature adventure and fantasy, and are a reinvention of familiar fairy tales. Baum’s works have been featured on stage and films, most famously in the iconic Oscar-winning film adaptation The Wizard of Oz (1939), based on Baum’s novel of the same name, starring Judy Garland.