Dirk Gringhuis

Richard H. "Dirk" Gringhuis (September 22, 1918 - March 1974) was an American artist and illustrator. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, he received professional training at the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He wrote and illustrated 28 books, half of them on Michigan history. He also was producer-host for the television series, “Open Door to Michigan.” He served as Curator of Exhibits at the Museum and Associate Professor in Elementary Education at Michigan State University. He received special awards for his work on Michigan including the Governor’s Award, A National Educational Television Award and an Award of Merit from the Michigan Historical Society. He was closely associated, as a contract author and artist, with the Mackinac Island State Park system from 1958 until his death. During that time he wrote and illustrated four publications on the Mackinac region, illustrated many others and painted exhibit murals.

His books include "Here Comes the BOOKMOBILE" (1952),Were-Wolves and Will-o-the-Wisps: French Tales of Mackinac Retold (1974), Lore of the Great Turtle (1970), and The Young Voyageur (1955). He illustrated three volumes in the Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner—#4, Mystery Ranch; #5, Mike's Mystery; and #6, Blue Bay Mystery.

He illustrated The Hidden Valley of Oz in 1951.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Oz
General
  • Land of Oz
  • Emerald City
  • Munchkin Country
  • Gillikin Country
  • Winkie Country
  • Quadling Country
  • Oogaboo
  • Forest of Burzee
  • Nonestica
  • Land of Ev
  • Mo
  • Ix
  • Noland
  • Apocrypha
  • The Oz Film Manufacturing Company
Authors
  • L. Frank Baum
  • Ruth Plumly Thompson
  • John R. Neill
  • Jack Snow
  • Rachel Cosgrove Payes
  • Eloise Jarvis McGraw
  • Alexander Volkov
  • Gregory Maguire
  • Sherwood Smith
Illustrators
  • William Wallace Denslow
  • John R. Neill
  • Frank Kramer
  • Dirk Gringhuis
  • Dick Martin
  • Eric Shanower
  • William Stout
  • Evelyn Copelman
Composers
  • Paul Tietjens
  • Nathaniel D. Mann
  • Frederic Chapin
  • Louis F. Gottschalk
Characters
  • Dorothy Gale
  • Toto
  • Princess Ozma
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Scarecrow
  • Tin Woodman
  • Cowardly Lion
  • Jack Pumpkinhead
  • Tik-Tok
  • Sawhorse
  • Trot
  • Hungry Tiger
  • Good Witch of the North
  • Glinda, the Good Witch of the South
  • Wicked Witch of the West (Elphaba)
  • Wicked Witch of the East (Nessarose)
  • Aunt Em
  • Uncle Henry
  • Betsy Bobbin
  • Billina
  • Boq
  • Button-Bright
  • Cap'n Bill
  • Eureka
  • Gillikins
  • Herby
  • Jellia Jamb
  • Jenny Jump
  • Jinjur
  • Jinnicky the Red Jinn
  • John Dough
  • Kabumpo
  • Knook
  • Munchkins
  • Nome King
  • Mombi
  • Ojo the Lucky
  • Pastoria
  • Patchwork Girl
  • Peter Brown
  • Pigasus
  • Polychrome
  • Quadlings
  • Queen Lurline
  • Ryl
  • Shaggy Man
  • Soldier with the Green Whiskers
  • Winged monkeys
  • Winkies
  • Woggle-Bug
Canonical Books
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • The Marvelous Land of Oz
  • Ozma of Oz
  • Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
  • The Road to Oz
  • The Emerald City of Oz
  • The Patchwork Girl of Oz
  • Tik-Tok of Oz
  • Rinkitink in Oz
  • The Lost Princess of Oz
  • The Tin Woodman of Oz
  • The Magic of Oz
  • Glinda of Oz
  • The Royal Book of Oz
  • Kabumpo in Oz
  • The Cowardly Lion of Oz
  • Grampa in Oz
  • The Lost King of Oz
  • The Hungry Tiger of Oz
  • The Gnome King of Oz
  • The Giant Horse of Oz
  • Jack Pumpkinhead of Oz
  • The Yellow Knight of Oz
  • Pirates in Oz
  • The Purple Prince of Oz
  • Ojo in Oz
  • Speedy in Oz
  • The Wishing Horse of Oz
  • Captain Salt in Oz
  • Handy Mandy in Oz
  • The Silver Princess in Oz
  • Ozoplaning with the Wizard of Oz
  • The Wonder City of Oz
  • The Scalawagons of Oz
  • Lucky Bucky in Oz
  • The Magical Mimics in Oz
  • The Shaggy Man of Oz
  • The Hidden Valley of Oz
  • Merry Go Round in Oz
  • Yankee in Oz
  • The Enchanted Island of Oz
  • The Forbidden Fountain of Oz
  • The Ozmapolitan of Oz
  • The Rundelstone of Oz
  • The Emerald Wand of Oz
  • Trouble Under Oz
Adaptations
Films
  • The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays (1908)
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910)
  • Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz (1910)
  • The Land of Oz (1910)
  • John Dough and the Cherub (1910)
  • The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1914)
  • The Magic Cloak of Oz (1914)
  • His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz (1914)
  • Wizard of Oz (1925)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1933)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • The Wonderful Land of Oz (1969)
  • Ayşecik ve Sihirli Cüceler Rüyalar Ülkesinde (1971)
  • Journey Back to Oz (1974)
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1975)
  • The Wiz (1978)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1982)
  • Return to Oz (1985)
  • Dorothy Meets Ozma of Oz (1987)
  • The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story (1990)
  • The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
  • Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Brick Road (2006)
  • Tom and Jerry and the Wizard of Oz (2011)
  • Dorothy and the Witches of Oz (2011)
  • Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)
  • Dorothy of Oz (2013)
Stage
  • The Wizard of Oz (1902)
  • The Woggle-Bug (1905)
  • The Tik-Tok Man of Oz (1913)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1942)
  • The Wiz (1974)
  • The Marvelous Land of Oz (1981)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1987)
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (2000)
  • The Wizard of Oz (2011)
Television
  • Tales of the Wizard of Oz
  • Return to Oz (1964)
  • Off to See the Wizard (1967)
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1986)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1990)
  • The Oz Kids (1996)
  • Adventures in the Emerald City
  • Lost in Oz (2002)
Comics
  • Dorothy of Oz
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • Adventures in Oz
  • Oz
  • Oz Squad
  • The Enchanted Apples of Oz
Video
games
  • The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road (2008)
  • Emerald City Confidential (2009)
Parodies
  • The Wozard of Iz
  • Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Ha's
  • Wizard of Odd
Reimagining
  • The Wizard of Mars (1965)
  • Hunter (1973)
  • Zardoz (1974)
  • Oz (1976)
  • A Barnstormer in Oz (1982)
  • The Wizard of A.I.D.S. (1987)
  • The Wonderful Galaxy of Oz (1990)
  • Twister (1994)
  • The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass (1997)
  • Tin Man (2007)
The Wicked
Years
  • Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
  • Son of a Witch
  • A Lion Among Men
  • Out of Oz
  • Wicked (musical)
  • Characters
Authority control
  • VIAF: 28317010
Persondata
Name Gringhuis, Dirk
Alternative names
Short description
Date of birth September 22, 1918
Place of birth
Date of death 1974
Place of death


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