Frank Baum was a member of the [[Men of Letters]], as well as the writer of ''The Wonderful World of Oz'' and its subsequent sequels. At some point he traveled to the [[Oz|Land of Oz]] with his daughter [[Dorothy]], who became trapped there. Baum
started writing the ''Oz'' novels, leaving various clues in the text providing clues on hwo to battle the [[the Wicked Witch of the West]].
==The Real L. Frank Baum==
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L._Frank_Baum L. Frank Baum] was an American writer from the early 20th century, best known for his fantasy works about a magical land called Oz. His best known work is ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wonderful_Wizard_of_Oz The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]'' which has been adapted into musicals and many movies, most famously the 1939 film [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wizard_of_Oz_%281939_film%29 Wizard of Oz] starring Judy Garland.