- Author: Lyman Frank Baum
- Copyright: Public domain
- Published in: 1900
- Word count: 39,295 words (≈ about 3 hours)
Dorothy is a young girl who lives on a Kansas farm with her Uncle Henry, Aunt Em, and little dog Toto. One day the farmhouse, with Dorothy inside, is caught up in a tornado and deposited in a field in the country of the Munchkins. The falling house kills the Wicked Witch of the East.