The Land of Stories The Wishing Spell

The Land of Stories  The Wishing Spell
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Little Brown Bks Young Readers
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2012-07-17
ISBN 10: 1405517913
ISBN 13: 9781405517911
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Land of Stories The Wishing Spell Book Review:

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.

The Land of Stories 01 The Wishing Spell

The Land of Stories 01  The Wishing Spell
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2012-07
ISBN 10: 9780316223935
ISBN 13: 031622393X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Land of Stories 01 The Wishing Spell Book Review:

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that combines the modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales. '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.

The Land of Stories A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales

The Land of Stories  A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2016-10-18
ISBN 10: 031643292X
ISBN 13: 9780316432924
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Land of Stories A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales Book Review:

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a gorgeous, full-color fairy-tale treasury. 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 #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer. This gorgeous, full-color 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!

The Land of Stories Worlds Collide

The Land of Stories  Worlds Collide
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2017-07-11
ISBN 10: 0316355860
ISBN 13: 9780316355865
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Land of Stories Worlds Collide Book Review:

The epic conclusion to Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories! In the highly anticipated conclusion to the Land of Stories series, 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 many fans!

The Enchantress Returns

The Enchantress Returns
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Little Brown Bks Young Readers
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2013-08-06
ISBN 10: 1405517921
ISBN 13: 9781405517928
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Enchantress Returns Book Review:

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.

Adventures from the Land of Stories Queen Red Riding Hood s Guide to Royalty

Adventures from the Land of Stories  Queen Red Riding Hood s Guide to Royalty
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2017-07-11
ISBN 10: 0316383384
ISBN 13: 9780316383387
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adventures from the Land of Stories Queen Red Riding Hood s Guide to Royalty Book Review:

Learn about all things royal from fan favorite character Queen Red Riding Hood in this fun addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Land of Stories. From beloved author Chris Colfer comes a magnificent guide for anyone who is either royal, or might one day become royal after narrowly escaping Death by Wolf. Read the pages within for boundless wisdom regarding royal style and advice on how to handle one's subjects. We wish you a long and successful reign (provided you are not an enemy of our kingdom). Full of fun and helpful tips, fans will love getting a mandatory education from her majesty, Queen Red Riding Hood.

The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree
Author: Catherine Snodgrass
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2018-01-27
ISBN 10: 9781393992752
ISBN 13: 1393992757
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Wishing Tree Book Review:

Jake Tanner goes to collect on a debt and comes back with a bride he doesn't want and can't keep his hands off of. Grace Marshall is determined to honor her marriage vows, but one step forward with Jake always leads to two steps back. When Jake's past shows up on the doorstep in the form of a wife he thought was dead, Grace has had enough. Now Jake has to figure out how to keep the wife he wants and shed himself of the wife he doesn't want. And one of those wives wants him dead. FIRST PLACE - 2002 ERA AWARDS - HISTORICAL ROMANCETHIRD PLACE - 2002 LAUREL WREATH AWARD - HISTORICAL ROMANCE FINALIST - 2002 EPPIE AWARDS

The Land of Stories An Author s Odyssey

The Land of Stories  An Author s Odyssey
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2016-07-12
ISBN 10: 0316383201
ISBN 13: 9780316383202
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Land of Stories An Author s Odyssey Book Review:

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.

The Land of Stories Beyond the Kingdoms

The Land of Stories  Beyond the Kingdoms
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2015-07-07
ISBN 10: 0316406880
ISBN 13: 9780316406888
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Land of Stories Beyond the Kingdoms Book Review:

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!

A Tale of Magic

A Tale of Magic
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2019-10-01
ISBN 10: 0316523496
ISBN 13: 9780316523493
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Tale of Magic Book Review:

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

The Outsiders

The Outsiders
Author: S. E. Hinton
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2012-05-15
ISBN 10: 1101642610
ISBN 13: 9781101642610
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Outsiders Book Review:

50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect—until the night someone takes things too far. The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre. S. E. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published. "The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune "[A] classic coming-of-age book." —Philadelphia Daily News A New York Herald Tribune Best Teenage Book A Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults Winner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award

The Curvy Tree

The Curvy Tree
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2015-10-27
ISBN 10: 0316299421
ISBN 13: 9780316299428
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curvy Tree Book Review:

The debut picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer Once upon a time, there was a little girl who didn't quite fit in. When she runs away, she happens upon a curvy tree who helps her understand the importance of being different! This picture book stands alone, but also plays an important role in the Land of Stories series--making this a must-have book for fans and new readers alike!

Introduction to Women s and Gender Studies

Introduction to Women s and Gender Studies
Author: Melissa J. Gillis,Andrew T. Jacobs
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2016-11-15
ISBN 10: 9780199315468
ISBN 13: 0199315469
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Women s and Gender Studies Book Review:

This is an interdisciplinary core text for the introductory course in women's, gender, and sexuality studies. This text is designed to appeal to instructors who come from a broad range of disciplinary perspectives such as English, history, psychology, philosophy, and communication. All of thechapters feature concepts from a variety of disciplines and the thematic organization of the text moves beyond the standard sociological chapters. An outstanding feature of this text is that it is written for introduction to gender studies courses, as opposed to introduction to women's studies. This follows a recent trend in this discipline, and there is no other book like it on the market.

The Monkey s Paw

The Monkey s Paw
Author: W. W. Jacobs
Publsiher: Read Books Ltd
Total Pages: 26
Release: 2014-07-07
ISBN 10: 1473396107
ISBN 13: 9781473396104
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Monkey s Paw Book Review:

This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1902 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'.

The Land of Stories The Ultimate Book Hugger s Guide

The Land of Stories  The Ultimate Book Hugger s Guide
Author: Chris Colfer
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2018-10-16
ISBN 10: 0316523313
ISBN 13: 9780316523318
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Land of Stories The Ultimate Book Hugger s Guide Book Review:

A behind-the-scenes, comprehensive look at the #1 New York Times bestselling series. 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. This book also includes bonus chapters, insider information about the series, and more, including sketches from the author, "Secrets from the Land of Stories," and "Chris's Top Ten Tips for Writers." Perfect for new and mega-fans alike, this full-color 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.

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind
Author: Sharon M. Draper
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2012-05-01
ISBN 10: 1416971718
ISBN 13: 9781416971719
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Out of My Mind Book Review:

Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

The Wishing World

The Wishing World
Author: Todd Fahnestock
Publsiher: Macmillan
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2016-10-25
ISBN 10: 0765385902
ISBN 13: 9780765385901
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Wishing World Book Review:

"Whimsical and imaginative, with just the right mix of humor, heart, and adventure. The Wishing World is everything you could wish for in a story--and so much more!"--Shannon Messenger, author of Keeper of the Lost Cities In the Wishing World, dreams are real. You can transform into your own hero, find wild and whimsical friends, and wield power as great as your imagination. But Lorelei doesn't know about any of that. All she knows is that a monster took her family. It happened during a camping trip one year ago. Hiding inside the tent, she saw shadows, tentacles and a strange creature. By the time she got up the courage to crawl outside, the monster--and Lorelei's mom, dad, and brother--were gone. Lorelei is determined to find her family. When she accidentally breaks into the Wishing World, she discovers a way. It's a land more wonderful than she could have imagined, a land of talking griffons, water princesses, and cities made of sand, where Lorelei is a Doolivanti--a wish-maker--who can write her dreams into existence. There's only one problem: the monster is a Doolivanti, too. What he wishes also comes true, and he's determined to shove Lorelei out, keep her family, and make the whole Wishing World his. To save them, Lorelei must find the courage to face him, or her next wish may be her last. Award-winning author Todd Fahnestock makes his middle grade debut in this charming and whimsical adventure! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan
Author: Katherine Applegate
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2012-01-17
ISBN 10: 0062101986
ISBN 13: 9780062101983
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The One and Only Ivan Book Review:

Soon to be a major motion picture! Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller This stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this novel is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes. The One and Only Ivan was hailed as a best book of the year by Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Amazon, demonstrating it is a true classic in the making. In the tradition of timeless stories like Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan's unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope. An author's note depicts the differences between the fictional story and true events. Plus don't miss The One and Only Bob, Katherine Applegate's return to the world of Ivan, Bob, and Ruby, coming in 2020!

How To Win Friends And Influence People

How To Win Friends And Influence People
Author: Dale Carnegie
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-01-28
ISBN 10: 1443433160
ISBN 13: 9781443433167
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How To Win Friends And Influence People Book Review:

With an enduring grasp of human nature, Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People teaches his readers how to handle people without letting them feel manipulated, how to make people feel important without inspiring resentment, how win people over to your point of view without causing offence, and how to make a friend out of just about anyone. Published in 1937, Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People, was originally written as a companion book to his lectures on how to be a good salesperson. However, what began as a basic sales primer, quickly exploded into an overnight success, eventually selling more than 15 million copies worldwide, and pioneering an entire genre of self-help and personal success books. HarperTorch brings great works of non-fiction and the dramatic arts to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperTorch collection to build your digital library.

The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner
Author: Deborah Ellis
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2004-03-04
ISBN 10: 9780192752840
ISBN 13: 0192752847
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Breadwinner Book Review:

Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.