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These are the official Oz canon, written by L. Frank Baum, who created Oz, and the subsequent "Royal Historians of Oz"

These form the basis of the "Famous Forty", "Sovereign Sixty", and "Supreme Seventy-Five" numbering systems.

By L. Frank Baum[]


The original Oz series written by L. Frank Baum (the last two here are by Ruth Plumly Thompson)

1. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)

2. The Marvelous Land of Oz (1904)

3. Ozma of Oz (1907)

4. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (1908)

5. The Road to Oz (1909)

6. The Emerald City of Oz (1910)

7. The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1913)

8. Tik-Tok of Oz (1914)

9. The Scarecrow of Oz (1915)

10. Rinkitink in Oz (1916)

11. The Lost Princess of Oz (1917)

12. The Tin Woodman of Oz (1918)

13. The Magic of Oz (1919)

14. Glinda of Oz (1920)

Subsequent to L. Frank Baum's death, Reilly & Lee (who had published 13 out of Baum's 14 Oz novels), published an additional 26 Oz books over the ensuing decades - 19 by Ruth Plumly Thompson, 3 by John R. Neill, 2 by Jack Snow, and one each by Rachel Cosgrove Payes and by Eloise Jarvis McGraw and her daughter.

By Ruth Plumly Thompson[]

15. The Royal Book of Oz (1921)

16. Kabumpo in Oz (1922)

17. The Cowardly Lion of Oz (1923)

18. Grampa in Oz (1924)

19. The Lost King of Oz (1925)

20. The Hungry Tiger of Oz (1926)

21. The Gnome King of Oz (1927)

22. The Giant Horse of Oz (1928)

23. Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz (1929)

24. The Yellow Knight of Oz (1930)

25. Pirates in Oz (1931)

26. The Purple Prince of Oz (1932)

27. Ojo in Oz (1933)

28. Speedy in Oz (1934)

29. The Wishing Horse of Oz (1935)

30. Captain Salt in Oz (1936)

31. Handy Mandy in Oz (1937)

32. The Silver Princess in Oz (1938)

33. Ozoplaning with the Wizard of Oz (1939)

By John R. Neill:[]

34. The Wonder City of Oz (1940)

35. The Scalawagons of Oz (1941)

36. Lucky Bucky in Oz (1942)

By Jack Snow:[]

37. The Magical Mimics in Oz (1946)

38. The Shaggy Man of Oz (1949)

By Rachel Cosgrove Payes:[]

39. The Hidden Valley of Oz (1951)

By Eloise Jarvis McGraw and Lauren Lynn McGraw:[]

40. Merry Go Round in Oz (1963)

Oz Club Approved Publications[]

The following are considered canon by The International Wizard of Oz Club with some written by previous authors but not published by Reilly & Lee.

41. Yankee in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson (1972)

42. The Enchanted Island of Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson (1976)

43. The Forbidden Fountain of Oz by Eloise Jarvis McGraw and Lauren Lynn McGraw (1980)

44. The Ozmapolitan of Oz by Dick Martin (1986)

45. Queer Visitors from the Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1904–1905)

46. The Woggle-Bug Book by L. Frank Baum (1905)

47. Little Wizard Stories of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1913)

48. The Runaway in Oz by John R. Neill (1995)

49. The Wicked Witch of Oz by Rachel Cosgrove Payes (1993)

50. The Rundelstone of Oz by Eloise Jarvis McGraw (2001)

51. The Hidden Prince of Oz by Gina Wickwar (2000)

52. Toto of Oz by Gina Wickwar (2006)

Others considered canon[]

The following are numbered through the "Sovereign Sixty" and "Supreme Seventy-Five" systems curated by Joe Bongiorno. Numbers 61-75 includes books that do not take place in Oz but can be considered part of its established multiverse within "The Borderlands of Oz". Some of these have endorsements by the Oz Club but are not numbered by them.

By Eric Shanower

53. The Giant Garden of Oz (1993)

54. Adventures in Oz (1986-1992; 2006)

55. The Salt Sorcerer of Oz and Other Stories (2002)

By Edward Einhorn

56. Paradox in Oz (1999)

57. The Living House of Oz (2005)

By Sherwood Smith as commissioned by the L. Frank Baum Family Trust

58. The Emerald Wand of Oz (2005)

59. Trouble Under Oz (2006)

60. Sky Pyrates over Oz (2014)

By L. Frank Baum:

61. The Magical Monarch of Mo (1900)

62. Dot and Tot of Merryland (1901)

63. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (1902)

64. The Enchanted Island of Yew (1903)

65. Queen Zixi of Ix (1905)

66. A Kidnapped Santa Claus (1904)

67. John Dough and the Cherub (1906)

68. The Twinkle Tales (includes Policeman Bluejay) (1906-07)

69. The Sea Fairies (1911)

70. Sky Island (1912)

71. The Collected Short Stories of L. Frank Baum (2006)

By Ruth Plumly Thompson:

72. The Curious Cruise of Captain Santa (1926)

73. King Kojo (1938)

74. The Wizard of Way-Up and Other Wonders (1985)

75. Sissajig and Other Surprises (2003)

Other Oz Related works[]

Each of the "Royal Historians" wrote Oz-related works also considered canonical by many but are not included in these number systems. Some are short stories, some are fantasy novels that contain characters or places that also appeared in Oz book, still others are novels written sometimes years after the author's main body of Oz books.

By Royal Historians[]

Non-canonical books[]

For a list of non-canonical Oz books see here.