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A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales
The Land of Stories Series
Chris Colfer
Read by Chris Colfer
Illustrations by Brandon Dorman

Hachette Audio
10/18/2016/ ISBN 9781478913009
Juvenile / Fairy Tales/ Ages 8-12 / Audiobook – 4 CDs / 4.5 hours – Unabridged / Illustrations included

Reviewed by Brenda Weeaks


Golden Globe winning actor Chris Colfer brings young readers/listeners a set of original Fairy Tales to his very own Fairy Tale series, Land of Stories. Colfer adds his own spin to these Classic Fairy Tales.

Colfer and Land of Stories fans will enjoy this new take on old favorites such as Cinderella, Thumbelina, Puss and Boots, Snow White, The Gingerbread Boy, the Ugly Duckling, Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, Beauty and the Beast, Rumpelstiltskin and more…. The audio version has a PDF disc with 77 colorful pictures for young listens to enjoy while listening to the narrator.

Chris Colfer narrates the audio version. His narration reveals how much he adores the characters and respects the original Fairy Tales. Young listeners will be sufficiently entertained.

Reviews of other titles in this series

The Land of Stories Series

The Wishing Spell #1 - reviewed
The Enchantress Returns #2
A Grimm Warning #3
Beyond the Kindom #4 - reviewed
An Author's Odyssey #5
Worlds Collide #6

Adventures from the Land of Stories

The Mother Goose Diaries & Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty (box set) - reviewed
A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales - reviewed

Tales from the Land of Stories

The Curvy Tree #1 - reviewed
Trollbella Throws a Party - Chris Colfer #2

The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide - Chris Colfer

Reviewed 2017