GLEE's Chris Colfer Signs Three-Book Deal to Continue LAND OF STORIES Series, Debut Picture Book
The Hollywood Reporter reveals that GLEE's Chris Colfer has signed a three-book deal with Little -- Brown's children's imprint to add more volumes to his LAND OF STORIES series. The first two books in the series reached The New York Times bestseller list.
"The Land of Stories has been an incredible journey for me as a writer," Colfer said in a statement. "The fan support and love for these characters has been more than a dream come true -- I'm humbled and excited to be able to share these new adventures with my readers."
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Two of the new books will continue the imaginative adventures of Alex and Connor Bailey -- blending reality and fairytales in the Land of Stories. The third will be a picture book titled THE CURVY TREE, which is inspired by THE LAND OF STORIES: THE WISHING SPELL. Brandon Dorman is set to craft the illustrations.
The books are set for release in 2014 and 2015.
Colfer is well known for his portrayal of 'Kurt Hummel' on Fox's GLEE, for which he has won a 2011 Golden Globe. He was also nominated for awards at the 2010 and 2011 Emmys. Aside from his bestselling LAND OF STORIES series, Colfer is the author of the comedy Struck by Lightning, soon to be adapted into a film.
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