Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (#1 HB Slipcase Gift Edition)

Author(s): J. K. Rowling

Children's Fiction

' He ' ll be famous - a legend - I wouldn ' t be surprised if today was known as Harry Potter Day in future - there will be books written about Harry ' Minerva McGonagall Strange things always seem to happen when Harry Potter is around. Things that unsettle his guardians, the Dursleys. They strongly disapprove of strangeness. It's only when a letter arrives, delivered by a shaggy giant of a man called Hagrid, that Harry learns the truth that will transform his entire future: his parents were killed by the evil Lord Voldemort, and he, Harry, is a wizard.Whisked away to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy, Harry discovers a world of enchantments, ghosts, Quidditch, and friends who will stand, through everything, by his side. But when Harry hears of a stone with great powers, he finds that his school has its own dark secrets - and an adventure that will become the stuff of legend begins.These adult editions have been stylishly redesigned to showcase Andrew Davidson's beautiful woodcut cover artwork.

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Gift edition with stunning new Jonny Duddle foiled cover art in a beautiful presentation slipcase

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 TLS

J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 450 million copies, been translated into 77 languages, and made into 8 blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief); and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos). She is writing a film script inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE for services to children's literature, France's L gion d'Honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

General Fields

  • : 9781408865262
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Harry Potter
  • : February 2015
  • : 216mm X 138mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 352
  • : J. K. Rowling
  • : J. K. Rowling
  • : 823.92
  • : 823.92
  • : English
  • : English
  • : 315
  • : 315
  • : Hardback
  • : Hardback
  • : 352