Children have delighted in the adventures of Dorothy, Glenda the munchkins and her friends as they visited Oz. Frank Baum was a famous author of children s books. He is best ted for his book The Wizard of Ox. Baum used several pen names when writing different series. He used the pen name Edith van Dyke when writing books for adolescent girls. The Enchanted Island of Yew: Whereon Prince Marvel Encountered the High Ki of Twi and Other Surprising People is a Wildside fantasy written in 1903. From the book From the fairies some of the men had learned wonderful secrets, and had become magicians and sorcerers, with powers so great that the entire island was reputed to be one of enchantments. Who these men were the common people did t always kw; for while some were kings and rulers, others lived quietly hidden away in forests or mountains, and seldom or never showed themselves.