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A Tale of Magic... (Hardcover)
An IndieBound bestseller
A USA Today bestseller
A Wallstreet Journal bestseller
This #1 New York Times bestseller is a new series starter set in the Land of Stories universe from Chris Colfer, perfect for new and old 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.
About the Author
Chris Colfer is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and 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, Stranger Than Fanfiction, and the 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, and the companion books A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales, The Mother Goose Diaries, Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty, The Curvy Tree, and Trollbella Throws a Party.
Praise for A Tale of Magic...
"A dynamic, engrossing fantasy that will have readers staying up late and dreaming big."—School Library Journal
"...a thoroughly satisfying adventure..."—Publishers Weekly
"...will please fans of the series while offering an entry for new readers as well."—Booklist
Praise for the Land of Stories series:
"A magical debut."—Family Circle
"In The Land of Stories, Colfer showcases his talent for crafting fancifully imaginative plots and multidimensional characters."—Los Angeles Times
"There's more in Colfer's magic kingdoms than Disney has dreamt of."—USA Today
"It will hit big with its combination of earnestness and playful poise."—The New York Times Book Review
"It's hard not to love a book dedicated to the Glee star's
grandmother...Colfer gets off many good lines [and] the nifty ending
ties the plot's multiple strands up while leaving room for further fairy
tale adventures."—Publishers Weekly