Beyond the Kingdoms

Beyond the Kingdoms

Book - 2015 | First edition., First international edition.
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The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it's up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him... except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they're in danger. With only the help of the ragtag group of Goldilocks, Jack, Red Riding Hood, and Mother Goose and her gander, Lester, the Bailey twins discover the Masked Man's secret scheme: He possesses a powerful magic potion that turns every book it touches into a portal, and he is recruiting an army of literature's greatest villains! So begins a race through the magical Land of Oz, the fantastical world of Neverland, the madness of Wonderland, and beyond. Can Alex and Conner catch up to the Masked Man, or will they be one step behind until it's too late?
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Edition: First edition., First international edition.
ISBN: 9780316406895
0316406899
Branch Call Number: COLFE
Characteristics: 419 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Dorman, Brandon - Illustrator

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Hiny
Nov 23, 2017

I totally recommend this book. It’s to good to be true!

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 18, 2017

Beyond the Kingdoms, written by Chris Colfer is the fourth installment for his series, The Land of Stories. In this novel, the plot increases as well as the tension with the final battle coming closer. With humour, action, thrill and the nostalgic factor of some childhood favorites, this novel truly adds to the adventure of the infamous pair, Connor and Alex Bailey. As the twins and their friends truly come to an understanding of the enemy they are about to face off. Overall, I give this a 4.5 stars, as the author truly brings up a variety of emotions evoked by the changes and conflicts the main characters face within their journey. I recommend this series to anyone around the middle school age, as it introduces the perfect amount of humour, understanding and wonder.
- @Because_Logic of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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megandang
Dec 01, 2016

I LOVE THIS BOOK SO SO SO SO SO SO MUCH! It's just so sad when (SPOILER ALERT!) Alex meets Arthur and she gets separated. She could just recruit him for her army and let the OTHER versions complete the story!

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shadijafari2006
Nov 16, 2016

ITS JUST AWESOME!!!!!!

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mdarrell
Sep 20, 2016

Alex...Nooo

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guantina
Jul 15, 2016

Every book in this series was thrilling and exciting to read but this book was especially good. The ending left me wanting for more and throughout the novel there were many unexpected things that happened which left me completely mind blown. Cannot wait to read the fifth book!

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The1975
Jul 14, 2016

I really luv this series!

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murdochfan
Jun 23, 2016

This was a very good book, I loved the twists and turns. The fact that all my favourite stories other than fairy tales were included is amazing! I can't wait until the next book, I don't think I can wait until July! If you want my opinion I would read these over and over and over and over again! Thank you so much Chris!

samdog123 Feb 08, 2016

Author Chris Colfer has created a wonderful series that just gets better with each title! Here the twins, Connor and Alex, must stop their Uncle Lloyd from creating an army made up of villainous storybook characters who will destroy the Land of Stories.

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lLoveAnimaIs
Dec 31, 2015

I understand now what the quote, 'The more you know the less you know.' means! I came away from this book more confused than before but still in awe of how totally amazing this book is! It answered so many questions that I had, but also created hundreds more. THIS WHOLE SERIES ROCKS!!! (SPOILER ALERT) I was so glad that Alex and Conner finally realized he wasn't their dad. I also can't believe that they instantly jumped to that conclusion when all the evidence was against them except for his face. Then again I probably would have believed anything if I was in their position. I can't believe the whole time I haven't liked Ezmia only to find out that she is actually a good guy and two minor bad guys that I barely bated an eyelid at made her evil. That is just cruel what they did to her. I feel bad. I was really confused at why she wanted to take over the world after heart break. I mean I know it would have hurt but I don't think many people would decide to destroy the world over it. I officially like Ezmia!!! Oh yeah another thing... THE MASKED MAN HAS A SON? CONNER AND ALEX HAVE A COUSIN? AND THEIR COUSIN IS ONE OF CONNERS BEST FRIENDS? WHAT? I CAN'T BELIEVE IT! Oh and one more thing you know how Conner said he is going back to get his stories? Well isn't his Grandma in his stories? What is he recruits his Grandma? Just a totally awesome thought. Well anyway. Its a great book you should read it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT AND I AM DYING FOR THE NEXT ONE!!!

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angelicaM3
Jul 16, 2015

this is the newest book! Conner and Alex find out the masked man is their uncle, not father and is ending up recruiting criminals from fairy tales. Is it too late to save everyone ?

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lLoveAnimaIs
Dec 31, 2015

"It's better to be the hero of your own story than a villain in someone else's."- The newly good evil stepmother

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