The International Wizard of Oz Club was founded in 1957 to bring together all those interested in Oz, its authors and illustrators, film and stage adaptations, toys and games, and associated memorabilia. Today it has members of all ages throughout the world.
The Baum Bugle is near and dear to my heart—but it has limitations. Color is a big one; there are so many things I wish we could share in color! It would quadruple the budget to go to a full-color interior, and that’s just not an option for our club. And long stuff—stories or checklists […]
I grew up reading Oz books that we had at home. Once I realized there were more, I began the hunt to complete my set. I could borrow other titles for reading, but I wanted my own. How could I know I was innocently stepping right into an abyss? From Oz, to Baum, to Denslow […]
The Winter 2018 Baum Bugle had finally gone to press, four stress-filled months after our most optimistic expectations. Death, birth, illness, images that didn’t arrive and drafts that came well past their due dates—Murphy’s Law had repeatedly triumphed. We had put the Bugle to “bed” on Monday and this was Thursday night. With all writing, […]