Necile, most beloved of the nymphs protecting the Forest of Burzee (which definitely sounds like some kind of fabric softener), finds a baby lying around in the forest and immediately adopts it, as you do. She's gone full Superman. Necile adopts the baby largely out of boredom, as she stumbles upon him while escaping from the forest to have adventures. The baby - spoilers - is Santa Claus. Try and act surprised.
Yesterday, I noted that Google Books had a nice scan of the first edition of this book freely available, but also notable is the second edition, which was printed the same year as the first but contains a lot more artwork. Happily, this second edition can be found, neatly scanned, on the Internet Archive. I highly recommend giving it a look this season.
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Author: L. Frank Baum • Year: 1902 • Info:Wikipedia