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The Land of Stories is a series of children’s fictionadventure and fantasy books written by American author, actor and singer Chris Colfer. The first book, The Wishing Spellwas released on July 17, stoies The sixth and final book was published in July Chris is writing many other books as well.
During a live video chat, he said that he is working on a prequel series. This is Chris Colfer’s first book in the 1 New York bestselling series. The first book in the series, The Wishing Spell was published on July 17, A year and 9 months has gone by since Alex and Conner Bailey suffered the tragic loss of storkes father.
Their mother is trying to balance her job and her family after her husband was killed in a car accident. On Alex and Connor’s birthday, their grandmother sends them a very old book, which Alex later realizes mysteriously glows. Against Connor’s advice to throw the book away, Alex keeps the book and eventually reaches into it. Connor barges in to stop Alex, but Alex loses her balance and falls into the book. Connor jumps in as well.
They found out the book is a portal to the fairy-tale world. There, they meet Froggy, a man turned into a frog. Wishng 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 by Chris Colfer
In order to get back to their world, Alex and Connor must find the things of the Wishing Spell. But bad news quickly follows. They later meet another person who was later identified as the Huntsman’s daughter. Alex and Connor realize that the Huntsman’s daughter fhris working for the Evil Queen to get the Wishing spell as well: The Sfories Queen gets this message from her magic mirror as well, so there begins a desperate race to get the Wishing Spell. While they are getting the ingredients for the Wishing spell, Alex and Connor come across many tales that their wishkng had once told them.
After a while, they have to face the conclusion that their father came from the Fairy-tale world. 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.
There, Alex tries wishinf prevent the Evil Queen from using the Wishing Spell by smashing the container of fairy tears, one of the items needed in the Wishing Spell.
The Evil Queen tells them told the story of where she came from. When the Evil Wishnig was little, she cnris named Evly, and she was a very kind and caring girl. She met Mira, and she fell in love with him. But the enchantress captured her, and stopped her from meeting Mira. Evly tried to send secret messages to Mira, but the Enchantress found out, and imprisoned Mira in a mirror. Evly later killed the Enchantress, but she couldn’t do anything to bring Mira back, until she found out the Wishing spell.
By then, Alex and Connor are crying. The Evil Queen gets a bit of Alex’s tears, puts it with the items of the Wishing Spell, and somehow the Wishing spell works. Mira is freed from the magic mirror, but just then the rescue team, led by Froggy, arrived. Mira died in Evly’s arms, and they are both swallowed up by the mirror.
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In the fighting that follows, the Huntsman and his daughter are killed, and Alex and Connor are rescued. Froggy is found to be cursed and was actually Prince Charlie from the Charming kingdom, and Alex and Connor learn that their grandmother is the Fairy Godmother, who is capable of making portals between the Otherworld and the fairy-tale world, and the journal is written by a man who had successfully completed the Wishing Spell years before he fell in love with a woman on Earth belonged to their father: Alex and Conner get back to their mother through a portal made by their grandmother into the Otherworld in the end.
The Enchantress Returns is the second installment in the series and was published on August 6, Alex heads home after attending school and finds her brother Conner, who is worried because their mother hasn’t yet come home from work.
He also found a romantic note to their mother from fhe surgeon she worked with named Dr. Bob, who brought them a puppy. When Charlotte comes home, Alex and Conner ask ladn Charlotte really has a boyfriend. Their mother tells them that it’s true. Later on, Bob goes to see the lanx and tells them about his plan to propose to their mother. He shows them the ring, which has thf large diamonds on it, twins.
When Bob asks the twins for permission about the proposal, Conner and Alex decide that this would make both Bob and their mom happy, so they agree. All three then decided to surprise Charlotte with a special dinner at the Bailey house. Alex returns home as quickly as she could from a course she was taking at a community college, and Bob tells their the people he works at the hospital to keep Charlotte busy so she won’t come home early.
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. They then hear a mysterious knock at the door and a bunch of fairy tale soldiers from the Charming Kingdom barge in.
Bob was originally doubtful, but later accepts that “The Land of Stories” is real. The twins’ grandmother, the Fairy Godmother, enters and explains that their mother was kidnapped. While their grandmother ths to her own business,Mother Goose babysits the twins. Later, Alex gives Mother Goose champagne until she becomes drunk, and Alex asks her for information, which she unknowingly gives.
The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1
Alex discovers that her mother was captured by Ezmia, “the Enchantress,” and that the Sleeping Kingdom was in ruin. Since she couldn’t get to the Land of Stories through the book, she sneaks wisning of the house and goes to her Grandmother’s house, hoping to find a way to the Land of Stories.
The next day, she almost falls off of a bridge. Unexpectedly, Conner saves her and admits that he had followed her. They eventually go to their grandmother’s house, which had a glowing painting in it.
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Alex knows that this is a portal to the other world. They eventually find Froggy, who is still in frog form as a disguise. All three travel to the Red Riding Hood Kingdom, where the Enchantress seemed to be destroying symbolic historic sights.
Alex and Conner then attend a meeting only for the kings and queens by persuading Red to wear a dress that they could hide under. At the meeting, the Enchantress captures Alex and Conner’s grandmother, revealing that she had captured ‘Alex’, but instead got Charlotte, their mother, who pretended to be Alex. At Red’s castle, Conner learns of something called the Wand of Wonderment, which makes the holder invincible.
To create it, one must find the six most valuable things of the six most hated people in the world. To help find all the items, Red asks the villagers to all pitch in to make a flying ship out of all her baskets. They obtain the ice scepter of the The Snow Queen, the wedding ring of Cinderella’s stepmother, the giant’s harp, the glass from the Evil Queen’s mirror, and the jewels of the Sea Witch.
However, they are unclear on what the Enchantress’s most prized possession is. After landing in tne Troll and Goblin territory, they discover that Trollbella is now queen, and that Bob wishkng to the Land of Stories as well.
They meet the reflection of the Evil Queen in the Eastern Kingdom, who says that the Enchantress’ most prized possession is her pride. Alex tries to defeat hte Enchantress by wiahing stealing her pride, but she is blasted off of the coliseum. Because she was holding the Wand of Wonderment, she is saved from death.
However, when she reaches the ground, she faints. Alex then has a dream that she was chros to Alice from Wonderland, Lucy from Narnia, Dorothy from Ozand Wendy from Neverlandwho advises her on the situation. Alex wakes up and goes back up the coliseum using a flying horse which is actually Bob.
When she arrives, she drops the Wand in front of The Enchantress. The Enchantress tries to kill Alex with the Wand after Alex stripped her of her powers until Ezmia got hold of the Wand of Wonderment but Rumpelstiltskin jumps in front of the blast to save Alex out of guilt for what he has tried to do for Ezmia. Conner destroys the Wand, so all the magic is taken from Ezmia’s body and she dies. After that, Bob finally proposes to Charlotte and they get married in Queen Cinderella’s castle.
When it is time to leave, Alex claims that she is meant to stay in the Land of Stories, and that Conner should share their stories in the real world. The twins then believe that they were to be separated forever spll the fairies decided to seal all portals leading to and from The Land of Stories. Later, Conner fetches Cinderella’s stepmother and stepsisters to go back to his world, Conner also shares their stories in the Otherworld or Earth.
It the beginning of the third book, Alex is or her coronation as Fairy Godmother. Meanwhile, Conner is at school in the real world and is questioned about where his sister is. Conner goes on a school trip to Germany to hear stories by the Brothers Grimm that was recently found in a time capsule.
The good news for Conner is that the girl he has a crush on Bree Campbell is going. The bad news is that four girls called the Book Huggers are also going. As for Alex, she keeps messing up casting xpell spells. She eventually meets a farm boy named Rook Robins, whom she starts falling for.
She becomes very torn later in the story because her grandmother is dying and she feels like she is killing her. 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. Conner finds out that wishlng of the stories is actually a secret message and a warning for the Land of Stories.
He sets out across Germany to crack a chirs code. With the help of Bree and the directions of Mother Goose, Conner eventually meets Emmerich Himmelsbach, a little boy from a small village.
Alex and Conner realize an army from their world, the world of regular people, is coming to the Fairy Tale world. The army is led by the Masked Man, whom they presume is their father. Alex’s grandmother, the fairy godmother storues, eventually defeats the twins’ presumed father’s dragon with her fairy magic and dies.