The Wonderful Wizard of OZ

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American children's novel written by author L. Frank Baum. Originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900. It has since seen several reprints, most often under the title The Wizard of Oz, which is the title of the popular 1902 Broadway musical adaptation. 

In January 1901, the printing the first edition completed, a total of 10,000 copies, which quickly sold out.

It sold three million copies by the time it entered the public domain in 1956.