Everything you need to understand or teach The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer.
The Wishing Spell, a fantasy children’s novel by Chris Colfer, is the first of The Land of Stories series. Twins Alex and Connor Bailey adjust to life since the recent death of their father who often told them fairy tales. When their grandmother gives them her old book of fairy tales, an unexpected journey into a whole new world reveals that some tales are more than just children's stories—they are reality. The Wishing Spell explores themes of family, identity, courage, and good and evil.