"e;Even with eyes protected by the green spectacles, Dorothy and her friends were at first dazzled by the brilliancy of the wonderful City. The streets were lined with beautiful houses all built of green marble and studded everywhere with sparkling emeralds. They walked over a pavement of the same green marble, and where the blocks were joined together were rows of emeralds, set closely, and g… littering in the brightness of the sun. The window panes were of green glass; even the sky above the City had a green tint, and the rays of the sun were green."e;"e;The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"e; is an American children's novel written by L. Frank Baum. It was first published in 1900. The story of "e;The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"e; chronicles the adventures of a young farm girl named Dorothy in the magical Land of Oz, after she and her pet dog Toto are swept away from their Kansas home by a cyclone. L Frank Baum's novel is one of the best-known stories in American literature and has been widely translated.