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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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Personally, I have to admit I really liked Goldilocks – the girl kicked ass, so to speak As for Alex, she keeps messing up casting her spells. If you or your kids enjoy wisbing tales, magic and surprises then you will not be disappointed.

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

And in the book it has cliffhangers at every moment. Another big issue with this book is that there was NO sense of danger for me at all. Families can talk about why authors keep returning to the characters in fairy tales for new stories. Alex and Conner debate over the messages of the stories at the start of the novel, but by the book’s close they only come to the conclusion that the stories have made people happy for years.

Imprumutata de la Biblioteca Racari Primul sfert din carte nu m-a captivat, dar dupa A woman whose stepmother tried to murder her four times never raised her voice before speaking to her stepmother in a dungeon? The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Trivia About The Wishing Spell This plot device is irritating not only because it is repetitive, but also dolfer Conner feels perfectly comfortable insulting and walking all over the people he meets.


But, that’s about it. Characters they meet along the way, notably Froggy the giant spellbound amphibian who comes to their rescuealso show courage and helpfulness. You can tell Chris Colfer actually did his research on wishinv actual original Grimm’s Fairy tales for this story.

If you have a child in your life, give this to them. The writing style read a little young for me, but I think if you’re someone who absolutely loves fairytales you might like this. Not only do his characters need to visit nine places, they also need to collect eight magical objects to complete a spell that will take them home.

The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1

While that is cute and all, there’s then that he’s done the scriptwritting for Struck By Lightning, a movie which he stars and prod I wising see why many wonder about it being another celebrity using a ghost dpell but Chris Colfer has been into writting for far longer than you think.

If a fairy tale is supposed to teach a lesson, what lesson do you think this one teaches? I was feeling young again.

Product details Age Range: I really enjoyed reading the Land of Stories: While that is cute and all, there’s then that he’s done the scriptwritting for Struck By Lightning, a movie which he stars and produces. There are also revelations about well-known characters and how they’re coping with their lives — for example, it wasn’t so easy for Cinderella, as a non-princess, to fit in at the palace, and there’s a romantic tragedy in the Evil Queen’s past.

Two were governors of California. Even when our favorite tales ended, they were still continuing in this world. Alex and Connor get a surprise when their Grandmother comes for a visit on their twelfth birthday. After a while, they have to face the conclusion that their father came from the Fairy-tale world. View all 6 comments.


And that is why in The Land of Stories the Wishing Spell the book has great description that clearly paints a picture in you mind at all times. As for predictability – well, sure Froggy chose to leave with her, as Morina is a very powerful entity. I could not read beyond, “She had a huge, caring heart and loved her kids more than anything else in the world.

I actually cofler to the audiobook, which is read by Chris Colfer, and it really volfer my reading experience. Finally, when Alex and Connor get all the items for the Wishing spell, the Evil Queen kidnaps them and the items, and goes to her hiding place, in the north of the Sleeping kingdom.

Everything tied too neatly, the characters weren’t defined as well, the fairytales felt like an afterthought, and it sort of felt like I was reading the Magic Tree House. I know that if I had learned it as a little kid, I’d have probably started saying it, not knowing what it meant or, if I’d learned it from this, I would’ve thought it meant something like “brat” and gotten in trouble.

At least one more I chtis when the twins come upon some unicorns. Even if you are a twenty-something like me. They get a lot of help and have a ton of luck to pass numerous obstacles. Book Review 5 14 Aug 17, Chris Colfer Fairy Tale Each character was complex with psell own background story. The sixth and final book in collfer series, titled Worlds Collidewas released on July 11, The portrayal of Cinderella isn’t much better.