This book was the third of L. Frank Baum's Oz series, originally published in 1907. In this book, the majority of the narrative transpires outside of the Land of Oz, and it is only in the last two chapters that the characters visit The Land of Oz . Effectively the antithesis of the original, Oz is Dorothy's final destination in this book whereas in the first book Dorothy must traverse the dangerous Oz to find her way back to Kansas. The wonderful tales of Dorothy and the Land of Oz are timeless classics, world-famous and enjoyed by millions today just as they were in the past. A wonderful addition to any collection, this magical story is a must-have children's book. Lyman Frank Baum was a prolific American author of children's books best remembered for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This book has been elected for republication due to its literary value and is proudly republished here complete with its original illustrations and a new introductory biography of the author.