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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Froggy gives them a journal that tells of the Wishing Spell, a spell that can grant whatever wish the person wants if the person has eight items. The Land of Stories 6 books.

He sets out across Germany to crack a year code. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: However, all the problems I have with this book are age-related. Foul-smelling water dripped inside from the moat circling the palace above. English Choose a language for shopping.

The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1

Jul 26, Jazz rated it did not like it. While their grandmother attends to her own business,Mother Goose babysits the twins. See all customer images. The emphasis on “all fairy tales have a moral and there is only one correct interpretation” really was what made me give up on this wising.

Product details Age Range: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Jun 30, Charlotte rated it really liked it. Queen of the Eastern Kingdom. The plot of the book doesn’t bother me. When Charlotte comes home, Alex and Conner ask if Charlotte really has a boyfriend.


It’s not right to cheat on a test. Retrieved September 12, The Ultimate Book Hugger’s Guide. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 6. Another big issue with this book is that there was NO sense of danger for me at all. I’m not getting my hate on just to hate.

The twins’ mother, Charlotte Bailey, doesn’t show up on time, but another nurse at the hospital says that she had left two hours ago. I had to laugh at the latter because I was thinking the same thing, and the former because it was a clever way to portray how modern children would react to villains from old stories they knew well.

This is my dream: When describing a cavalcade of knights arriving in front the twins, Colfer describes them only by saying: He truly manages to chrie every character their own voice and personality and that’s no small feat considering the large number of characters in this book!

I love retellings of stories we all know because I love to see what authors do with the stories and the characters. While sleeping, Conner gets a message from Alex saying that she wants him to kill her so she can “return to magic” and break free from the curse. But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought.

Thank you for your support. Jun 24, Peyton Reads rated it it was amazing. The psell spell can only be used once, so will they ever get home?


The Wishing Spell”, is the first book in what will become a series of novels about twins Alex and Conner Bailey. I almost did a few pages earlier then the reader is told that the children’s mother lost her husband as if it were new information, because we could not have made that leap on our own simply from reading in the previous chapter that the children’s father had died.

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

There is no question that this story is entertaining. First, is the belief that Colfer seems to think emotions and feelings affect the entire body. The next day, she almost wishkng off of a bridge. This part is a cliffhanger because they just found the witch in the gingerbread house from the book Hansel and Gretel and the witch was trying to invite them into her house then she grabbed Connor and you get concerned about what might happen to them.

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

All of the Land of Stories fairy tale characters—heroes and villains—are no longer confined within their world. The Land of Stories: To ask other readers questions about The Wishing Spellplease sign up. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.