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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Narrated by: Chris Colfer
Series: The Land of Stories, Book 1
Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
5 out of 5 stars (65 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

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 fairytales.

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.

©2012 Christopher Colfer (P)2012 Hachette Audio

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Best story Ever

I love the image you get in your head. For 7+ and boys or girls. 999/100

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amazing

You spin a story giving old characters new life and depth. amazing narration I could burn it off!

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Must be heard not read

I love the ideas and sequences and the author reads this amazingly but if I was reading I wouldn't have gotten the nuance, since he overuses the word "said"
Given this I'd recommend it for older primary, lower secondary age children.

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Not for us

Narration is rushed, sometimes hard to understand. For an older age bracket than my kids.

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My favorite series

Chris Colfer is my favourite author. The Land of Stories is my favourite series and I'm glad I finally got around to listen to the audiobook. Chris read it so wonderfully and it's very enjoyable. Can't wait to listen to all the books

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Imagination plus

Chris' way of interweaving old-school fairy tales is so great! Young adults can relate to his descriptions of items and characters. Chris' performance of reading these wonderful books adds to the likableness of the tale.

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AMAZING!!

Love this series, great books, awesome author!!!😀😀😀😀😀😀Absolutely amazing
everyone should listen to these books!😊
#TLOS THE LAND OF STORIES

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  • 14-09-2016

Some of the book reminds me of my book

What did you love best about The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell?

I liked it, the voices were interesting at times and the ideas well thought out especially the finish of snow white a really interesting outlook

What did you like best about this story?

Goldilocks on the run

What does Chris Colfer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The voices not like the voices in my head but ok still i guess

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No. Fuck drm

Any additional comments?

No

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  • Anjum
  • 07-03-2016

So so good.. must read!

Loved the story! Very inspiring and charming. All the characters are beautifully tied together... Great narration by Chris Colfer! Can't wait to hear the next book!

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  • Alice
  • 11-03-2015

Love it!

What made the experience of listening to The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell the most enjoyable?

The way in which he reads and changes his voice for each character is really amusing to hear :D

What other book might you compare The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell to and why?

I guess the other books in the series? XD If not those, then I am unsure...

What about Chris Colfer’s performance did you like?

I liked his voice changing for each character, and that he clearly pronounces his words.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I haven't finished it all yet, so not yet, I'm part way through chapter two

Any additional comments?

Can't wait to finish reading!! :D