Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Christopher chris paul colfer, born may 27, 1990, is an american actor and author. He worked as a primary school teacher before he became a fulltime writer. Ok so i admit i only started reading this book because chris colfer wrote itbut i knew that meant it was going to be good. The land of stories book list, reading level information, appropriate reading age range. Younger sister of actor chris colfer, whos best known for playing the glee character kurt hummel. Colfer wrote, starred in, produced, and novelized his first film, struck by lightning, which debuted at the 2012 tribeca film festival.
As a kid, chris colfer would use writing and acting to escape his real life problems and to entertain people. Chris colfer stops by zach sang and the gang radio show to talk about the land of stories, glee and meeting hilary clinton. It is true that books that take a new look at characters are popular these days. Christopher paul colfer 2 3 born may 27, 1990 4 is an american actor, singer, and author. The wishing spell, is the and all of that at just 22 years old.
He is also the author of a series of novels for kids about twins named alex and conner. The carson phillips journal, stranger than fanfiction, and the books in the land of stories series. Eoin colfer was born on may 14, 1965 in wexford, located on the south east coast of ireland. Best known for his portrayal of kurt hummel on the goldenglobe winning international television show glee, chris colfer has also made a name for himself as the author of the highly successful land of stories series. I never knew chris colfer, a main character in glee, could write.
The enchantress returns is the second book in the series and was published on august 6, 20. He is best known for his portrayal of kurt hummel on glee, for which he received a golden globe award in 2011 for best performance by an actor in a supporting role in tv series. The wishing spell, by glees chris colfer who plays kurt hummel, is warm and heartfelt, as well as imaginative. Whether you need a classic kids book or classroomproven teaching materials, discover it at scholastic. We found 6 records in 4 states for chris colfer in the us. Hes also the author behind the land of stories series. The wishing spell, the enchantress returns, a grimm warning, beyond the kingdoms, an authors odyssey, and. Chris colfer books list of books by author chris colfer.
He was brought up along with his four brothers by his father, who was an artist, elementary school teacher, and historian, and his mother, a drama teacher and stage writer. All in all the book the land of stories the wishing spell by chris colfer is an exciting, fun book about kids in a fairy tale world. He was the writer, star, producer and novelist of the movie. Chris colfer is from clovis, california, born on may 27, 1990. How chris colfer went from glee to author of books for. The carson phillips journal, the books of the land of stories series. Chris colfer biography facts, childhood, family life.
Chris colfer is an american author of childrens fantasy novels in addition to being an actor. Adult written bymom and educator november 22, 2019. Chris colfer is a golden globewinning actor best known for his role as kurt hummel on glee. News, pictures, and adoration of the remarkable and talented mr. He is also a new york times numberone bestselling author of the land of stories. From the outside, chris colfers life might seem like a fairytale. Books and authors top teaching blog teachers tool kit student activities the teacher store. Colfers portrayal of kurt received critical praise for which he has been the recipient of several awards, including best supporting actor in a series, miniseries or television film at. Visit scholastic, the worlds largest childrens book publisher. Colfer has a real skill for crafting stories and every chapter was packed with action, emotion and adventure. The first book was brilliantly written and this one is just as brilliant. Christopher paul colfer born may 27, 1990 is an american actor, singer, and author. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. Gained fame as glees openly gay kurt hummel, a role for which he won the golden globe award for best supporting actor in 2011.
Chris colfer is probably most famous for playing the role of kurt hummel. Colfer s portrayal of kurt received critical praise for which he has been the recipient of several awards, including best supporting actor in a series, miniseries or television film at the 2011. The new york times bestselling books follow the adventures of twins as they travel through a land filled with fairy tale characters. The top state of residence is pennsylvania, followed by new jersey. At clovis east high school, he dominated speech and debate championships, actively contributed to the drama club, and served as the editor of his schools literary magazine. Chris colfer has also made a name for himself as the author of the highly successful land of stories series. He gained international recognition for his portrayal of kurt hummel on the television musical glee 200915.
In the authors nowtrademark fashion, you never get to ponder a point or savor a moment due to the constant barrage of wisecracks, cartoonish developments. Chris colfer wiki 2020, height, age, net worth 2020, weight, family find facts and details about chris colfer on. Teen, years old written byguineagirl2005 june 8, 2018. The story is so intriguing that its impossible to put the book down. He is an actor, known for glee 20092015, struck by lightning 2012, and the land of stories. For eleven weeks, the book secured itself a place in the top fifteen for childrens middle grade books. He is best known for being the author of the artemis fowl series. Few cliches go unmined in chris colfers teen road trip saga, which slaps together appealing characters, relatable issues, poignant moments, hilarity galore, and carloads of foul language. The masked man has captured all the royal families from the land of stories with the help of his army of literatures greatest villains, including the wicked witch of the west, the queen of hearts, and captain hook. Chris had wanted to be an author from an early age, using it along with acting to escape from reality. Cash carter is the young, world famous lead actor of the hit television show wiz kids. The wishing spell, the enchantress returns, a grimm warning and. Chris colfer answers fans questions about his book the land of stories 2.
This list contains books written by chris colfer score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. He stars in the hit show glee, has a bestselling book trilogy and is beloved by an army of adoring fans. She has severe epilepsy and has experienced over 50 seizures in an hour. Colfer is also the author of a new york times bestselling. Colfer is the author of struck by lightning and the land of stories books. When i started it, i couldnt really get past the first two chapters. He was one of time magazines 100 most influential people.
Chris was dragged into a controversy by the media asking what happened on the set of glee. However, before i got to look at it, my 9 year old brother read it. Colfers portrayal of kurt received critical praise for which he has been the recipient of several awar. He was recently honored as a member of the 2011 time 100, time magazines annual list of the one hundred most influential people in the world. Everything you need to know about chris colfers fantasy. Jenny im 17, and i borrowed this book for myself because i like chris colfer. He is equally skilled at creating memorable characters and has breathed new life into old favourites like little red riding hood, goldilocks and little bo peep by giving them interesting story arcs and wellrounded personalities. Chris colfer wiki, net worth, height, age, bio, facts. Chris colfer opens up about the bullying that inspired his. Twins alex and conner are transported to the world of fairy tales, in which they meet such characters as goldilocks, cinderella, and snow white, all living new lives and playing a role in helping the kids get home. He dedicated his first novel to his grandmother, who acted as his first editor.
Jul, 2017 as chris colfer turns the page on his hit childrens book fantasy series, the former glee star turned author is embarking on a new chapter and bringing his literary work to film worlds collide. I actually listened to the audiobook, which is read by chris colfer, and it really enhanced my reading experience. Few cliches go unmined in chris colfer s teen road trip saga, which slaps together appealing characters, relatable issues, poignant moments, hilarity galore, and carloads of foul language. How chris colfer went from glee to author of books for middleschoolers originally published july 21, 2017 at 6. I do hope he keeps writing books as they are truly wonderful for anyone to read. Explore books by chris colfer with our selection at. As chris colfer turns the page on his hit childrens book fantasy series, the former glee star turned author is embarking on a new chapter and bringing his literary work to film worlds collide. While the world is most familiar with chris colfer for playing kurt on glee, theres more to the 25yearold than singing and acting. On glee, colfer plays kurt hummel, the young fashionista who recently came out to his dad and classmates. The average chris colfer is around 39 years of age with around 60% falling in to the age group of 2140.
Chris colfer set to turn his first childrens book into a. Following the success of his first book, chris colfer, came up with his second book the land of stories. The land of stories is a series of childrens fiction, adventure and fantasy books written by american author, actor and singer chris colfer. For now, if you need to search for older posts, try chriscolfernewsarchive. He was honored as a member of the time 100, time magazines annual list of the one hundred most influential people in the world, and his books include struck by lightning. I understand how some people might be a bit skeptical in regards to chris colfers actual writing talents, but the truth is the guy just seems to be a naturalborn storyteller, and it. Chris colfer is coming to a city near you to present his new series set in the land of stories universe, a tale of magic. Chris colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on may 27, 1990 in fresno, california, usa as christopher paul colfer. I know this is a childrens book but i love a variety of books for all ages. The group then have to travel into the literature stories and attempt to stop their. Chris colfer books, author biography, and reading level. His break out role was as kurt hummel in glee, for which he won a golden globe 2010 and was. Check each stores website for details and contact information about each citys event.1419 897 1179 630 1172 73 613 89 1536 545 1209 1274 846 1107 1441 902 597 341 40 301 518 501 475 883 1515 1614 1505 152 606 868 925 353 410 572 973 67 1014 1357 1320 713