With 14 color illustrations by John R. Neill. According to Wikipedia: "Betsy Bobbin, a girl from Oklahoma, is shipwrecked with her mule, Hank, in the Rose Kingdom of Oz. She meets the Shaggy Man there and the two try to rescue the Shaggy Man's brother from the Nome King. This book is partly based upon Baum's stage musical, The Tik-Tok Man of Oz, which was in turn based on Ozma of Oz. The series includes: 1 The Wizard of Oz, 2 The Land of Oz, 3 Ozma of Oz, 4 Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, 5 The Road to Oz, 6 The Emerald City of Oz, 7 The Patchwork Girl of Oz, 8 Tik-Tok of Oz, 9 The Scarecrow of Oz, 10 Rinkitink in Oz, 11 The Lost Princess of Oz, 12 The Tin Woodman of Oz, 13 The Magic of Oz, 14 Glinda of Oz, and 15 The Royal Book of Oz. According to Wikipedia: "Lyman Frank Baum (1856 1919) was an American author, poet, playwright, actor and independent filmmaker, best known today as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children's literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known now as simply The Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a plethora of other works (55 novels in total, 82 short stories, over 200 poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings), and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and screen.