Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter magic! Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin! These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by Jonny Duddle, with huge child appeal, to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON ...show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 280g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1408855658
  • 9781408855652
  • 356

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I've yet to meet a ten-year-old who hasn't been entranced by its witty, complex plot and the character of the eponymous Harry Independent Spellbinding, enchanting, bewitching stuff Mirror Teachers say a chapter can silence the most rowdy of classes Guardian One of the greatest literary adventures of modern times Sunday Telegraph The Harry Potter stories will join that small group of children's books which are read and reread into adulthood TLSshow more

About J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by the subsequent six titles in the Harry Potter series, as well as three books written for charity: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 450 million copies worldwide and been translated into 78 languages.show more

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