Chris Colfer - The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide - Hachette Children's Group

The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide

By Chris Colfer

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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 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.

Biographical Notes

Chris Colfer is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a Golden Globe-winning actor. He was honored as a member of the TIME 100, Time magazine's annual list of the one hundred most influential people in the world, and his books include Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal, the books of the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, A Grimm Warning and Beyond the Kingdoms, and the companion books The Mother Goose Diaries, Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty, The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales and The Curvy Tree.

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  • ISBN: 9781510201965
  • Publication date: 15 Nov 2018
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  • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Worlds Collide

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer

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.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

An Author's Odyssey

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Beyond the Kingdoms

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer

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.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The Mother Goose Diaries

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A Grimm Warning

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer

Twins Alex and Conner Bailey are separated for the first time in their lives: Alex has stayed in the magical Land of Stories, while Conner returned to a normal life in the 'real world'.. . . Or so he thinks! When Conner discovers a series of clues left by the famous Brothers Grimm, he and his classmate Bree embark on a scavenger hunt that warns them of coming danger for the fairy-tale world. Conner and Bree must join forces to find their way to the Land of Stories - and as they grow closer, Conner does the unthinkable: he develops a crush on Bree! Meanwhile, Alex is hard at work studying magic with the Fairy Godmother. [SPOILER] When Conner and Alex are reunited and manage to defeat this new threat, they make a shocking discovery: their long lost father is . . . ALIVE! As Chris Colfer says, 'Dun dun DUN!'

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The Enchantress Returns

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The Wishing Spell

Chris Colfer
Authors:
Chris Colfer

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Quercus Children's Books

The Dragons of Ordinary Farm

Tad Williams, Deborah Beale, Greg Swearingen
Contributors:
Tad Williams, Deborah Beale, Greg Swearingen

Tyler and Lucinda have to spend summer with their Uncle Gideon, a farmer. They think they're in for lots of sheep, horses, and pigs. But when they arrive they discover that Ordinary Farm is, well, no ordinary farm. The bellowing in the barn comes not from a cow but from a dragon. The thundering herd in the valley? Unicorns. Uncle Gideon's farmhouse never looks the same twice. Plus, there's a flying monkey, a demon squirrel, and farmhands with strange powers. The place seems like an adventure. But when darker secrets surface and Uncle Gideon and his creatures are threatened, Lucinda and Tyler must act. Will they be able to save the dragons, the farm - and themselves?

Quercus Children's Books

Unhooking the Moon

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Authors:
Gregory Hughes, Gregory Hughes
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Shadow Spell

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Authors:
Caro King, Caro King

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Quercus Children's Books

Seven Sorcerers

Caro King, Caro King
Authors:
Caro King, Caro King

Nin had never liked Wednesdays, but this one took the biscuit. On this Wednesday she woke up to find that it was raining buckets and that her brother had ceased to exist. Nin realizes she is the only person to remember Toby because whoever took him is about to make her disappear too. Enter Skerridge the Bogeyman, who steals kids for Mr. Strood. With his spindle, he draws all memories of Nin out of her mother's head. She escapes to the Drift, a land filled with the fabulous and the dreadful. What is the sorcerers' secret and will Nin and Toby escape their fate at the House of Strood?

Orion Children's Books

The White Giraffe Series: Dolphin Song

Lauren St John, David Dean
Contributors:
Lauren St John, David Dean

The second of Lauren St John's heartwarming White Giraffe series, featuring the African adventures of Martine and her magical white giraffe.It's June - winter in South Africa, and Martine and her grandmother are enjoying a cold but beautiful walk along the beach when they find a stranded, dying dolphin. Martine uses her gift of healing to help it back to the ocean but it's only the latest in a series of inexplicable beachings of dolphins and whales - and the start of a brand new adventure for Martine.After a last stolen midnight ride on her beloved white giraffe, Jemmy, Martine's class is off on an amazing school trip to the islands of Mozambique to witness the legendary 'Sardine Run'. It's a trip that goes drastically wrong and Martine, with close friend Ben, finds herself swimming in shark-infested waters, marooned on an uninhabited island and suddenly at the centre of mysterious submarine goings-on as she tries to save a pod of 100 dolphins from certain death. Like her debut novel, THE WHITE GIRAFFE, DOLPHIN SONG has plenty of action and adventure, and delves deeply into Martine's relationships with the people and animals around her. It makes her question the true nature of her gift, and what she will be called upon to do next. The incredible beauty of the flora and fauna of this little known corner of Africa is richly evoked as a result of Lauren's in depth knowledge and research of the area.

Orion Children's Books

Emily Windsnap: A Tangle of Tails

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

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Hodder Children's Books

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Authors:
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Authors:
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Hodder Children's Books

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Enid Blyton
Authors:
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Hodder Children's Books

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Authors:
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