by L. Frank Baum . Originally Published in 1911. Trot, a girl living in California, and her friend, a former sea captain named Bill, travel to an underwater world inhabited by mermaids. Happily, the queen of the mermaids, Aquareine, temporarily transforms Trot and Bill into Merpeople so that they too can enjoy her land under the sea. Unfortunately, Trot and Bill are captured by the evil Zog and must fight to find their way back home. THE oceans are big and broad. I believe two-thirds of the earth's surface is covered with water. What people inhabit this water has always been a subject of Continue reading