An Author s Odyssey

The 5th book in the No.1 New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer In the highly anticipated continuation of the Land of Stories series, Conner learns that the only place to fight the Masked Man's literary army is inside his own ...

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

ISBN: 9780349132273

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

View: 696

"Conner learns that the only place to fight the Masked Man's literary army is inside his own short stories. When the twins and their friends enter worlds crafted from Conner's imagination, the race begins to put an end to the Masked Man's reign of terror"--

The Land of Stories An Author s Odyssey

The fifth book in Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories!

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316383201

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

View: 114

The fifth book in Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories! The Masked Man has captured all the royal families from the Land of Stories with the help of his army of literature's greatest villains, including the Wicked Witch of the West, the Queen of Hearts, and Captain Hook. With his sinister plan finally in motion, he is eager to destroy the families and take his place as emperor. Alex and Conner know they are no match against the Masked Man's legion of villains, but they realize that they may be in possession of the greatest weapon of all: their own imaginations! So begins the twins' journey into Conner's very own stories to gather an army of pirates, cyborgs, superheroes, and mummies as they band together for the ultimate fight against the Masked Man. Meanwhile, an even more dangerous plan is brewing--one that could change the fates of both the fairy-tale world and the Otherworld forever. Conner's tales come alive in the thrilling fifth adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling Land of Stories series.

An Author s Odyssey

The 5th book in the No.1 New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer In the highly anticipated continuation of the Land of Stories series, Conner learns that the only place to fight the Masked Man's literary army is inside his own ...

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349132283

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

View: 835

The 5th book in the No.1 New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer In the highly anticipated continuation of the Land of Stories series, Conner learns that the only place to fight the Masked Man's literary army is inside his own short stories! When the twins and their friends enter worlds crafted from Conner's imagination, finding allies no one else could have ever dreamed of, the race begins to put an end to the Masked Man's reign of terror. Can the twins finally restore peace in the fairy tale world?

Worlds Collide

The epic conclusion to Chris Colfer's No.1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories!

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510201351

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 556

The epic conclusion to Chris Colfer's No.1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories! In the highly anticipated finale, Conner and Alex must brave the impossible. All of the Land of Stories fairy tale characters - heroes and villains - are no longer confined within their world! With mayhem brewing in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex will have to win their biggest battle yet. Can the twins restore order between the human and fairy-tale world? Breathtaking action mixed with laugh-out-loud moments and lots of heart will make this a gripping conclusion for fans old and new.

Alex Haley s Roots

"Based on interviews of Haley's contemporaries, personal correspondence, legal documents, [and] newspaper accounts, Adam Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America's most successful yet enigmatic authors"--Page 4 of cover.

Author: Adam Henig

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781500751494

Category: Fiction

Page: 110

View: 997

"Based on interviews of Haley's contemporaries, personal correspondence, legal documents, [and] newspaper accounts, Adam Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America's most successful yet enigmatic authors"--Page 4 of cover.

The Enchantress Returns

Against the will of their grandmother (the one and only Fairy Godmother), the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it's ever faced.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405517921

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 528

View: 356

Alex and Conner Bailey have not been back to the magical Land of Stories since their adventures in The Wishing Spell ended. But one night, they learn the famed Enchantress has kidnapped their mother. Against the will of their grandmother (the one and only Fairy Godmother), the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it's ever faced.

The Wishing Spell

But with the legendary Evil Queen hot on their trail, will they ever find the way? The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell brings readers on a thrilling quest filled with magic spells, laugh-out-loud humour and page-turning adventure.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405517913

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 117

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change. When the twins' grandmother gives them a treasured fairy-tale book, they have no idea they're about to enter a land beyond all imagining: the Land of Stories, where fairy tales are real. But as Alex and Conner soon discover, the stories they know so well haven't ended in this magical land - Goldilocks is now a wanted fugitive, Red Riding Hood has her own kingdom, and Queen Cinderella is about to become a mother! The twins know they must get back home somehow. But with the legendary Evil Queen hot on their trail, will they ever find the way? The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell brings readers on a thrilling quest filled with magic spells, laugh-out-loud humour and page-turning adventure.

A Grimm Warning

The third book in the bestselling Land of Stories series puts the twins to the test as they must bring two worlds together!

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349124388

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

View: 267

Conner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind him - until he discovers a mysterious clue left by the famous Brothers Grimm. With help from his classmate Bree and the outlandish Mother Goose, Conner sets off on a mission across Europe to crack a two-hundred-year-old code. Meanwhile, Alex Bailey is training to become the next Fairy Godmother . . . but her attempts at granting wishes never go as planned. Will she ever be truly ready to lead the Fairy Council? When all signs point to disaster for the Land of Stories, Conner and Alex must join forces with their friends and enemies to save the day. But nothing can prepare them for the coming battle . . . or for the secret that will change the twins' lives forever. The third book in the bestselling Land of Stories series puts the twins to the test as they must bring two worlds together!

The Ultimate Book Hugger s Guide

A behind-the-scenes look at the world of the Land of Stories - the No.1 New York Times bestselling series, from Golden Globe-winning actor, Chris Colfer.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510201963

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 802

A behind-the-scenes look at the world of the Land of Stories - the No.1 New York Times bestselling series, from Golden Globe-winning actor, Chris Colfer. A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series. Perfect for new and mega-fans alike, this full-colour guidebook illustrated by series artist Brandon Dorman captures the magical ins and outs of the Land of Stories we know and love and delivers new, never-before-seen art and information sure to thrill and satisfy readers.

The Enchantress Returns

Against the will of their grandmother (the one and only Fairy Godmother), the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it's ever faced.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Orbit Books

ISBN: 9781907411786

Category: Bailey, Alex (Fictitious character)

Page: 517

View: 591

Alex and Conner Bailey have not been back to the magical Land of Stories since their adventures in The Wishing Spell ended. But one night, they learn the famed Enchantress has kidnapped their mother. Against the will of their grandmother (the one and only Fairy Godmother), the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it's ever faced.

The Land of Stories Complete Paperback Gift Set

Dive into the complete #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful paperback gift set.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780316480840

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 2896

View: 931

Dive into the complete #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful paperback gift set. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner 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. #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer invites readers to join Alex and Conner from the beginning on their fairy-tale adventures in this gorgeous paperback boxed set, which includes all six books in the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, A Grimm Warning, Beyond the Kingdoms, An Author's Odyssey, and Worlds Collide.

The Land of Stories Hardcover Gift Set

Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner 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 ...

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780316393072

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 2368

View: 578

Dive into the first five hardcover volumes in the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful gift set. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner 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. #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer invites readers to join Alex and Conner on their fairy tale adventures from the beginning in this gorgeous hardcover gift set, which includes all five books in the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, A Grimm Warning, Beyond the Kingdoms, and An Author's Odyssey.

A Tale of Magic

This #1 New York Times bestseller is the first book in a new series set in Chris Colfer's Land of Stories universe, perfect for both new and longtime fans!

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316523496

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 496

View: 883

This #1 New York Times bestseller is the first book in a new series set in Chris Colfer's Land of Stories universe, perfect for both new and longtime fans! When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility. But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem she doesn't return. Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever? Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories, filled with adventure, imagination, and wonderfully memorable characters both familiar and new. A #1 New York Times bestsellerAn IndieBound bestseller A USA Today bestseller A Wall Street Journal bestseller Don't miss: A TALE OF WITCHCRAFT...

The Mother Goose Diaries

From New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a new book about a beloved character: Mother Goose.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349132267

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

View: 581

From New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a new book about a beloved character: Mother Goose. Mother Goose's diary entries over the last five hundred years take readers on a journey to learn buried secrets. A must-have for new and old fans alike.

The Land of Stories Complete Gift Set

Dive into the complete #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful paperback gift set.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 031670699X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 2896

View: 253

Dive into the complete #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful paperback gift set. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner 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. #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer invites readers to join Alex and Conner from the beginning on their fairy-tale adventures in this gorgeous paperback boxed set, which includes all six books in the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, A Grimm Warning, Beyond the Kingdoms, An Author's Odyssey, and Worlds Collide.

A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales

If you notice the pages glowing, followed by an inviting humming noise, don't be afraid! That is just the book's magic. But whatever you do, don't lean too far into the book. You never know where you might end up.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510201629

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 610

Dear Reader, you hold in your hands a very special book that contains more than thirty-five classic fairy tales and nursery rhymes, plus your very own survival guide to the Land of Stories. If you notice the pages glowing, followed by an inviting humming noise, don't be afraid! That is just the book's magic. But whatever you do, don't lean too far into the book. You never know where you might end up. Enter the world of fairy tales in this stunning illustrated gift book that includes more than thirty-five beloved stories and rhymes retold by No.1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer. This gorgeous, full-colour companion book to the Land of Stories series will appeal to new and old fans alike, who will delight in favorite classics such as 'Cinderella', 'Sleeping Beauty', 'Little Red Riding Hood', 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and more. Here is the beloved fairy-tale treasury that Alex and Conner fall into in The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell - a beautifully designed addition to the series, and the magical book that started it all!

Queen Red Riding Hood s Guide to Royalty

A must-have for new and old fans alike. Dearest Reader, We presume you have acquired this magnificent guide because you are either royal, or might one day become royal after narrowly escaping Death by Wolf.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349132240

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

View: 458

From bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a new book about a beloved character: Queen Red Riding Hood. The young queen gives us her take on politics, government, health, love, and of course, what it means to be royalty. A must-have for new and old fans alike.

Beyond the Kingdoms

Fairy tales are just the beginning. The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it's up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him . . . except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they're in danger.

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349124418

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 275

Fairy tales are just the beginning. The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it's up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him . . . except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they're in danger. With only the help of the ragtag group of Goldilocks, Jack, Red Riding Hood, and Mother Goose and her gander, Lester, the Bailey twins discover the Masked Man's secret scheme: he possesses a powerful magic potion that turns every book it touches into a portal, and he is recruiting an army of literature's greatest villains! So begins a race through the magical Land of Oz, the fantastical world of Neverland, the madness of Wonderland, and beyond. Can Alex and Conner catch up to the Masked Man, or will they be one step behind until it's too late? Fairy tales and classic stories collide in the fourth adventure in the bestselling Land of Stories series as the twins travel beyond the kingdoms!

The Land of Stories Complete Hardcover Gift Set

Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner 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 ...

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780316556828

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 2832

View: 139

Dive into the complete #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful gift set. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner 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. #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer invites readers to join Alex and Conner on their fairy tale adventures from the beginning in this gorgeous hardcover gift set, which includes all six books in the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, A Grimm Warning, Beyond the Kingdoms, An Author's Odyssey, and Worlds Collide.

Contemporary Authors

Geoff Parkes, writing on the Delusions of Adequacy Web site, called the author's
odyssey a “Romantic voyage, in the sense that St. John assumes from the start
there are those troubadours still making music that isn't reliant on commercial ...

Author: Thomson Gale

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780787667047

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 452

View: 673

Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors® .