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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

By Chris Colfer (Trade Paperback, 2013)
Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.

The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought.

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.

The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought.

Chris Colfer is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and Golden Globe-winning actor. He was honored as a member of the TIME 100, Time magazine's annual list of the one hundred most influential people in the world, and his books include Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, and The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns.

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  • Chris Colfer introduces THE LAND OF STORIES

  • A Barnes & Noble Best Middle Grade Book of the Year

  • "It's hard not to love a book dedicated to the Glee star's grandmother...Colfer gets off many good lines [and] the nifty ending ties the plot's multiple strands up while leaving room for further fairy tale adventures." (Publishers Weekly).

  • "It will hit big with its combination of earnestness and playful poise." (The New York Times).

Product Details

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $10.00 US/$11.00 CAN
  • Pages: 672
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 7-5/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316242363
  • On Sale Date: 07/02/2013
The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell