The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
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,... show more
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.
Publish date: July 2nd 2013
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: The Land of Stories (#1)
I've read better children's stories. The writing feels dry, bland. It definitely feels like something a 12 year old would write. Originally read: July 17-19 2012
This book was actually better than I expected it to be. There were definitely moments where I was rolling my eyes, but I did enjoy it overall, especially for a middle grade book.
The Land of Stories is the world I wanted to be real with all my heart when I was 10. Alright, who do I think I'm kidding, I still do. I was never a girly girl but I've always loved fairytales and that's something I won't outgrow. Colfer's story is fun, whimsical even,while still managing to get acr...
Ever find yourself wishing for a Happily Ever After? What if, what we thought of fantastic stories are more than that!? Conner and Alex are off on a fantastic journey, and they are trying to find their way back home. Now if they could only work through the land of stories without being killed or kid...
This book was just great. It was genius in some aspects actually. Chris puts a lot of sassy humor in this as well! A lot of great characters, sceneries, and plot devices. Just great. I would definitely reread later on especially if they make movies.