Parents need to know that The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, by Glee’s Chris Colfer (who plays Kurt Hummel), is warm and heartfelt, as well as imaginative. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell brings readers on a thrilling quest filled with magic spells, laugh-out-loud humor, and page-turning adventure. Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer – review. ‘I found it so imaginative and descriptive that I felt I was there’. Poppy Fri 6 Mar.

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All of the scrapes Alex and Conner find themselves in are easily solved through helpful adults whom have no problem sacrificing themselves for two annoying kids they just met.

Another big issue with this book is that there was NO sense of danger for me at all.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The book is sprinkled with morally dubious examples like that one. The first book in the series, The Wishing Spell was published on July 17, The Evil Queen gets this message from her magic mirror as well, so there begins a desperate race to get the Wishing Spell.

And Chris Colfer certainly can write well. Despite their differences and their constant bickering and bantering – which makes for quite a few funny moments – it is clear that they have a close relationship and would never leave the other behind. I didn’t think a cjris could irritate me so much that it would result in a terrible weight in my chest, but it did.


Book One: The Wishing Spell — THE LAND OF STORIES by Chris Colfer

Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options View all 10 comments. But also wishihg learn from the Connor and Alex Bailey is,whenever chrus have a task to complete they are normally uncomfortable in that situation,but they always complete the task. Unless the lesson is to go ahead and break rules of society if it strengthens your bond with your siblings. But truly young, back at the age when you lived in the fairy tale world.

Grandma said, and jumped up and skipped into the next room. Jun 30, Charlotte rated it really liked it. While there, they hear from other homeless people, and realise a portal between the worlds is going to open up in the library.

Jan 26, Olivier Delaye rated it it was amazing. They break into the library and see Alex, who is controlled by Morina, and the witch keeps them quiet. Finally, I’d like to address the issue some reviewers had with an actor being the author of this book. The children themselves are stereotypes. The following year hasn’t been easy but they’re a close family and they find comfort in that.

Or you can be like me and just read it for yourself with no shame just cause ya want to. Cover of the first book in the series. They were so majestic and graceful, she just had to stop and admire them for a moment. Alex wakes up and goes back up the coliseum using a flying horse which is actually Bob.

The twins then believe that they were to be separated forever after the fairies decided to seal all portals leading to and from The Land of Stories. The fairy godmother is dying because she finally finds a replacement; now the fairy god mother can rest knowing the fairy tale world rests in good hands. With the help of Bree and the directions of Mother Goose, Conner eventually meets Emmerich Himmelsbach, a little boy from a small village.


Peters was a tall, thin woman who always wore a dress that resembled old, patterned sofas. Frog was a hoot.

Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer – review

WE were immediately hooked! Read dates June The Land of Stories: Not the lesson I want my children to learn.

Most often there were a part of Conner’s dialogue. I loved the map-insert that was before the title page. Even the good guys can rhe cruel, which would have been something wise to impart to readers, but he made the disappointing decision to gloss over it. I found some of them funny too, and I could really see Chris’ humor coming out and that personalized the novel. For their twelfth birthday the twins’ grandmother gives them a book that has been in the family for a long time – a collection of fairytales called “The Land of Stories”.

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