A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales
By Chris Colfer
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!
By K.L. Armstrong, M.A. Marr
Thirteen-year-olds Matt Thorson, and Laurie and Fen Brekke have managed to assemble as many of the descendents of the Norse gods as possible. They've found Thor's hammer, and his shield. Together, they're ready to face down the monsters bringing the end of the world. Only when Fen is pulled to be the head of the pack of wulfenkind, and they find out that only Matt can enter the arena to fight the Midgaard serpent, the friends realize that they can't take every step of this journey together. Fen, Laurie, and Matt will each have to fight their own battles to save the world, to be true to themselves, and to one another. So far, they've followed the path laid out by the ancient myths very closely. But no one wants their story to end like the myths did, with a cast of dead and dying gods and monsters. Matt, Lori, Fen and their fellow champions must fight to against their destiny in order to save humanity.
The Twistrose Key
By Tone Almhjell, Jan Schoenherr
Something is wrong in the house that Lin's family has rented; Lin is sure of it. The clocks tick too slowly. Frost covers the flower bed, even in a rain storm. And when a secret key marked 'Twistrose' arrives for her, Lin finds a crack in the cellar, a gate to the world of Sylver.This frozen realm is the home of every dead animal who ever loved a child. Lin is overjoyed to be reunited with Rufus, the pet she buried under the rosebush. But together they must find the missing Winter Prince that night in order to save Sylver from destruction.They are not the only ones hunting for the boy. In the dark hides a shadow-lipped man, waiting for this last Winter Prince to be delivered into his hands.Exhilarating suspense and unforgettable characters awaits the readers of this magical adventure, destined to become a classic.
The Tale of Two Sisters
By Shannon Hale
In Shannon Hale's Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends the two heroines Raven Queen and Apple White discover a lost fairytale.For the first time, read the full version of that fairytale as an exclusive short story from the author!(Please note, this story is 1,200 words long.)
Truth Or Dare
By P. J. Night
During a round of Truth or Dare, Abby Miller confesses her crush on Jake Chilson. The only people who know her secret are her friends at the sleepover - and whoever sent her a text message in the middle of the night warning her to stay away from Jake...or else!But Abby isn't going to stay away from Jake, especially not after he asks her to the school dance.As the night of the dance comes closer, some very creepy things start happening to Abby. Someone definitely wants to keep her away from Jake. Is it a jealous classmate or, as Abby begins to suspect, could it be a ghost?