In this witty and imaginative tale, the Royal Historian of Oz, L. Frank Baum, takes young readers back across The Great Sandy Desert for more exciting adventures in the wondrous Land of Oz. Old friends such as Dorothy, the Wizard, and the Cowardly Lion reappear, along with endearing new characters – the Glass Cat, the Hungry Tiger, Little Trot, Cap’n Bill, the Lonesome Duck, and others. In this story, Ozma’s kingdom is threatened once again by Nome Ruggedo, the dastardly former Nome King. This time he’s teamed up with a young munchkin lad named Kiki Aru who’s discovered a secret word which allows him to transform anyone into whatever shape he pleases. When Dorothy, the Wizard, Cowardly Lion, and Hungry Tiger are caught by the wily pair and changed into other shapes, can anyone stop them in time to save all of Oz? Or will Ruggedo finally get his revenge on Ozma and Dorothy? You’ll find out in the pages of this exciting story.