The story revolves around Dorothy and her little dog Toto. Toto angers Dorothy's neighbor and she says that she should put her dog to sleep. In order to make sure that doesn't happen, she runs away from hom with her dog.
When she is leaving, a tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives.
On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a cowardly lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the Wizard of Oz will help them, before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them.