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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The way the book talked about fairy tales made me want to grind my teeth. Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase.

His way of pointing out fairytale plot holes and absurdity is both enlightening and hilarious. Later, Conner fetches Cinderella’s stepmother and stepsisters to go back to his world, Conner also shares their stories in the Otherworld or Earth.

On Alex and Connor’s birthday, their grandmother sends them a colter old book, which Alex later realizes mysteriously glows.

Alex was going through mood swings, in which her hair would float above her head and her eyes would glow. I’ll start by saying I’m 31 and I know this is a children’s book but I love a variety of books for all ages.


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Great Boy Role Models. It’s as if the editor said, “Well, you can’t say ‘slut’ or ‘whore’, since this is a wihing bo Other reviewers have gone over the plot and how horrible the writing is, so I won’t waste my time with that. Alex a girl shares Hermione Granger’s enthusiasm for books and learning, while Conner thinks “fairy-tale characters are missing common sense.

This problem could have been fixed had Colfer limited the scope of his premise.

The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1

But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Bought this book for my nephew who is 10 and loves to read. And in the book it says “she did the right thing. The bad news is that four girls called the Book Huggers are also going.

Conner is one of the few likeable characters, with a great sense of humor. Sep 12, Melodee rated it did not like it.

In The Land of Stories the Wishing Spell the book has great description that clearly paints a picture in you mind at all times. That just grated on me.

The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, #1) by Chris Colfer

My bb is going far. And all of this evidence clearly shows the characters in the book have very human like emotions which makes them easy to relate to. Aug 19, Li’l Owl rated it it was amazing Shelves: I actually listened to the audiobook, which is read by Chris Colfer, and it really enhanced my reading experience. See review on my blog: Bob was originally doubtful, but later accepts that “The Land of Stories” is real. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


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

His whole understanding of fairy tales reeks of modernity, and yet he slams chros kids at the beginning of the book for that very fault. Mind you, I’m still giving it to my brother.

I liked the twins–Alex and Conner–who literally fall into that magical world. Maybe I would’ve liked it more if I was Having recently lost their father to an accident, the twins live with their overworked mother in a small rental home and rely on one another for comfort. I barely got th I really did, but this book just had too many fundamental problems.

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