"This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years after Frank's passing, Maud is the only person who can...
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
When the de Leyer family buy an eighty-dollar horse for their riding school, they are surprised to discover the gelding they named Snowman has an incredible talent for jumping--a gift that would eventually make him an internationally recognized show-jumping champion.