In this third book in L. Frank Baum's classic series, Dorothy returns to Oz and rejoins her old friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman, and the Cowardly Lion, as well as several new faces. Most of this story takes place in the Land of Ev, across the great desert from Oz. Having reclaimed the throne of Oz in book 2, Ozma hears news of the royal family of Ev being enslaved and transformed into ornaments by the dastardly Nome King. She makes it her mission to free the Royals and punish the Nome King, bringing justice to her neighboring land.
When a storm blows Dorothy to the land of Ev where lunches grow on trees, whe meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, and Princess Ozma, and together they set out to free the Queen of Ev and her ten children.