The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

Teen Book Club

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the 3rd person narration?
  2. Is the Prologue a good introduction to the story?
  3. Is a villain just a victim whose story hasn’t been told?
  4. What do you think of fairy tales?
  5. Who do you identify with Alex or her brother, Connor?
  6. What do you think of Mrs. Peters, their teacher?
  7. How does losing their father change Alex and Connor’s lives?
  8. What do you think of their Grandma?
  9. Were you surprised that the book The Land of Stories was a portal?
  10. Would you have put your hand into the book like Alex?
  11. Would you have followed her if you were Connor?
  12. Did they trust the frog man quickly?
  13. Did the map at the beginning help you to visualize the kingdoms?
  14. Would you do the scavenger hunt for the wishing spell?
  15. Was wishing the witch would become a vegetarian a good idea?
  16. Whose accomplishment was greater: Alex for climbing into Rapunzel’s Tower or Connor’s for reading the journal and finding the staircase?
  17. Do you like the sections where you can read the journal that the twins are following?
  18. What do you think of the sections from the perspective of the Evil Queen?
  19. Did Cinderella seem like you picture her?
  20. Who is your favorite character from the book?
  21. Who is your least favorite character?
  22. Did Alex and Connor take advantage of Trollbella?
  23. Should Alex and Connor have stopped to help Trix, the fairy?
  24. Does it make sense that Sleeping Beauty’s land is still sleepy?
  25. Were you surprised by the reveal that Alex and Connor’s dad was from the Land of Stories?
  26. What did you think of the mermaids?
  27. Did you suspect the other identity of the Fairy Godmother?
  28. Do you feel pity for the Evil Queen after she tells her story?
  29. Did Goldilocks deserve to go to prison?
  30. Were you surprised that Froggy was a prince?
  31. Did you like book?
  32. Would you read more in the series?

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