Baum, L(yman) Frank

 (1856–1919) American writer of children’s stories; created The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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  • Baum, L(yman) Frank — (15 may. 1856, Chittenango, N.Y., EE.UU.–6 may. 1919, Hollywood, Cal.). Escritor estadounidense de libros para niños. Baum tuvo gran éxito de ventas con su primer libro, Father Goose [Papá Ganso] (1899), que fue seguido al año siguiente por el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Baum, L(yman) Frank — born May 15, 1856, Chittenango, N.Y., U.S. died May 6, 1919, Hollywood, Calif. U.S. writer of children s books. Baum achieved commercial success with his first book, Father Goose (1899), and followed it the next year with the even more popular… …   Universalium

  • Frank — Frank, Karl Hermann Frank, Leonhard Frank, ll´ja Michailovič * * * (as used in expressions) Baum, L(yman) Frank Buckley, William F(rank), Jr. Burnet, Sir (Frank) Macfarlane Capra, Frank Chapman, Frank Michler Frank James Cooper …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Baum — [bôm, bäm] L(yman) Frank 1856 1919; U.S. writer of children s books, including the Oz books …   English World dictionary

  • Baum — noun United States writer of children s books (1856 1919) • Syn: ↑Frank Baum, ↑Lyman Frank Brown • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author * * * /bawm, bahm/ for 1; /bowm/ for 2, n. 1. L(yman) Frank …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baum — I. biographical name L(yman) Frank 1856 1919 American journalist & writer II. biographical name Vicki 1888 1960 originally Hedwig Baum American (Austrian born) novelist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Baum — /bawm, bahm/ for 1; /bowm/ for 2, n. 1. L(yman) Frank /luy meuhn/, 1856 1919, U.S. journalist, playwright, and author of children s books. 2. Vicki, 1888 1960, U.S. novelist, born in Austria. * * * …   Universalium

  • Baum — [[t]bɔm, bɑm[/t]] n. big L(yman) Frank, 1856–1919, U.S. author …   From formal English to slang

  • Lyman — (as used in expressions) Abbott, Lyman Baum, L(yman) Frank Moody, Dwight L(yman) Trumbull, Lyman …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • munchkin — ☆ munchkin [munch′kin ] n. [coined in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, novel (1900) by BAUM L(yman) Frank] 1. [often M ] an imaginary being having a small human form and a dutiful, amiable, innocuous nature 2. a person who keeps busy doing things that …   English World dictionary

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