Lost in the mysterious woods of the Unknown, two brothers named Wirt and Gregory run into a jaded old woodsman.
A bluebird named Beatrice offers to guide Wirt and Greg to Adelaide of the Pasture (the good woman of the woods) and help them get home.
Wirt, Greg, and Beatrice get all mixed up in the musical antics of a schoolhouse of animals.
Beatrice is left out in the rain with a brainless horse while Wirt and Greg must ask for directions in a lively colonial tavern called “The Dark Lantern.”
Is millionaire Quincy Endicott's sprawling mansion haunted by a beautiful ghost, or is the tea baron going mad?
Wirt and Greg go on a lighthearted romp aboard the Frogland Ferry as they approach Adelaide of the Pasture.
Wirt meets Loma, a young woman forced to do housework by an odious witch with a magic bell.
While Wirt and Greg lay down to rest, they're drawn into a dreamworld of cherubs, flowers, and clouds.
The origin of Wirt and Greg's descent into the Unknown reveals itself.
The Beast has come. The final chapter begins.