Dorothy Gale, the heroine of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, is on a sea journey when a great storm destroys the ship she is sailing home to her uncle on. Dorothy manages to cling to a chicken coup and she and the hen Billina manage to wash up on the magic shore of Ev. After a series of adventures Dorothy and Billina are taken poisoner by the evil Nome King. Ozma of Oz rushes to her rescue, but it may already be too late. This edition has more than one hundred of the originals Illustrated by John R. Neill.