After school, Conner and Alex walked home, and by surprise when they got home they saw their Grandma. She came to visit for the twins' birthday. After dinner it was time for presents, she gave the twins an old book a of stories that they had grown up with, called The Land of Stories .
A couple school days passed, and Conner noticed that Alex had been acting weird all week after she got that book from her grandma. Conner anAlex were in class, when a weird humming sound started coming from Alex's bag. Alex went to the bathroom with her bag and Conner followed her, he went inside and saw the story book glowing . Alex stuck her hand inside the book, she had been dropping things in all week.
After school, Mrs. Peter, Alex and Conner's teacher, asked Conner to stay after school. As Mrs. Peter was talking to Conner he realized something , Alex was going to go into The Land of Stories! Conner didn't realized Mrs. Peter was still talking to him, so he rang out the door and ran to his house.
Meanwhile, while Conner was on his way, Alex started with her fingertips and worked her way down into the book. Conner came bursting through her room and Alex had fallen head first into The Land of Stories.
The twins fall into the land of stories, but meet Froggy, who helps Conner and Alex collect items that can bring them back home. Conner and Alex also get invited to Cinderella's ball.