The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

10th Anniversary Illustrated Edition

Chris Colfer (author)



Chris Colfer’s ‘The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell’ celebrates its 10th anniversary with a richly illustrated edition. Twins Alex and Conner journey through a magical realm, meeting familiar fairy tale characters. This edition includes new artwork and an author’s note, perfect for new and returning fans alike.

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Number of pages: 496

Published: 13 October 2023

SKU: 9781510202627 Categories: ,


In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Chris Colfer’s extraordinary, No. 1 New York Times bestselling series, “The Land of Stories,” returns in a stunningly illustrated anniversary edition. This breathtaking book intertwines the modern world with an enchanting realm drawn straight from our most beloved fairy tales, offering a fresh and vivid adventure that has captivated readers for a decade.


Enter the spellbinding journey of Alex and Conner Bailey, twins whose ordinary lives take an extraordinary turn. The catalyst? A magical book of stories, cherished and mysterious, that serves as a portal to a world far beyond their own. As they step into this dazzling universe, they find themselves not just observers but active participants in a tapestry of fairy tale narratives.

This world, though brimming with wonder and enchantment, is not without its perils. The twins encounter a myriad of classic characters – some friendly, some fearsome. From cunning witches and ferocious wolves to mischievous goblins and intimidating trolls, each encounter tests their courage and wit. Their journey becomes more than a quest for escapism; it turns into a race against time and dangers to find their way back to the world they call home.

Special Features:

In honor of this momentous anniversary, the edition is graced with over 20 new full-color, full-page illustrations by Brandon Dorman. These vivid images bring to life the magic and adventure that pulse through the story’s veins. Moreover, a new author’s note by Chris Colfer himself offers insights into the creation and enduring appeal of “The Land of Stories.”

Perfect For:

This anniversary edition is not just a celebration but an invitation – for long-time fans to revisit the magic and for newcomers to discover it for the first time. It’s an ideal gift, a treasure trove of storytelling that bridges generations, and a testament to the timeless power of fairy tales reimagined.


“The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell” is more than a book; it’s a gateway to a world where fairy tales are not just stories, but living, breathing realities. Join Alex and Conner on their unforgettable journey, where the line between our world and the realm of magic blurs, creating a story that echoes in the hearts of readers long after the last page is turned.

Additional information

Weight 1.1 g
Dimensions 27 × 14.6 × 3.8 cm