The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)
book 1 in Oz series
by L. Frank Baum, W. W. Denslow

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
book 1 in Oz series

Medium: novel

Publication date: 17 May 1900

Publisher: George M. Hill Company
Written by: L. Frank Baum
Art by: W. W. Denslow

7 characters in this story:

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and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Dorothy Gale Dorothy Gale
(lead character)
lead character
CBR Scale: I Protestant
[farmer; student] George M. Hill Company; Arrow, etc. 270
The Tin Woodman The Tin Woodman hero
  [emperor; woodsman] George M. Hill Company 224
The Cowardly Lion The Cowardly Lion supporting character
CBR Scale: D anthropomorphic animal
lion George M. Hill Company 197
Toto Toto supporting character
CBR Scale: I anthropomorphic animal
[Dorothy Gale's dog]
George M. Hill Company 36
The Wicked Witch of the West The Wicked Witch of the West villain
CBR Scale: D witch
[ruler of the Winkies] George M. Hill Company 68
The Scarecrow The Scarecrow supporting character
  [farmer; ruler] George M. Hill Company 233
The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz (Oscar Diggs) supporting character
  [con artist; stage magician] George M. Hill Company 123

This novel is also known as: The Wizard of Oz. This book is also sometimes identified as The Wizard of Oz, which is the name of a popular movie adaptation of the book.