Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz (Oz, #4) by L. Frank BaumFrank Baum and illustrated by John R. This is one of only two of the original fourteen Oz books the other being The Emerald City of Oz , to be illustrated with watercolor paintings. Baum, having resigned himself to writing a series of Oz books, set up elements of this book in the prior Ozma of Oz Written shortly after the San Francisco earthquake and around the time Baum moved to California, the book starts with an earthquake in California. Dorothy and others are swallowed up by cracks in the earth, and fall into a cavern, where they begin their adventures.
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Dorothy Gale is a fictional character created by L. Frank Baum , author and creator of the Oz Legacy. She is the orphan protagonist and adolescent heroine of Baum's first Oz book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz , published in and which is considered one of the earliest American Fairytales written. The story begins with Dorothy, her name being the very first word of the very first chapter titled The Cyclone". Toto is actually the one to blame when he and Dorothy are swept away to Oz in the first place. If the sound of the cyclone hadn't sent him scrambling under the bed forcing Dorothy to fetch him, they would have been able to reach the storm cellar in time to be safe with Uncle Henry and Aunt Em.
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Its publication soon after the San Francisco earthquake got readers instantly hooked on the story in which Dorothy and her friends sink into the bowels of the earth, following a devastating earthquake in California. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz is the fourth in the series of books written by American children's author L. - Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz is the fourth book in L.