Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone

Book 1, Harry Potter


J K Rowling

No. of pages 352

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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 ...

 

This book has been awarded five stars as it was recognised by the Red House Children's Book Award, and the Mythopoeic Scholarship Award, and the Mythopoeic Scholarship Award. This is book 1 from the series.

This book contains the following story:

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter is a wizard. He doesn't know this yet. He's too busy dealing with his meanie aunt and uncle and horrid cousin. But on his eleventh birthday he finds out he's special, and off to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Here he is befriended by Ron and Hermione, and together they must save the philosopher's stone from falling into the hands of the most evil wizard ever invented, Lord Voldemort.

This book is in the following series:

Harry Potter
JK's fab stories about Harry Potter inspired the seven films that told Harry's story, the spin off Fantastic Beasts and Where to find Them, and a host of tie in stories, movie books and even quizes. For true fans visit the sets actually used for the movies at the Warner Brothers Studio Tour, and truly lucky fans can step into Hogwarts castle itself in Universal's The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida.

This book features the following character:

Harry Potter

 

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