Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

September 6, 2000|
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
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Harry Potter, an ordinary boy who lives in a cupboard under the stairs, discovers his true heritage at Hogwarts School of Wizardry and Witchcraft. "The saga of Harry Potter and his creator has almost reached the status of myth ... The books strike as deeply as the most timeless fairy tales. Harry and his friends seem intensely real-parents report a frequent refrain of ''they''re just like us.''" -Maclean''s "A richly imagined world to which young readers will surrender themselves, and one of the most attractive heroes to come around in a long while." -Globe and Mail "Harry Potter is the biggest phenomenon in kids'' publishing for decades ... Rowling has taken a classic formula and given it a contemporary (but not too contemporary) twist, where the hero crosses the boundary from the day-to-day mundanity to a world of magic and wonder." -Vancouver Sun More than five million Harry Potter books sold in Canada
J. K. (Joanne Kathleen) Rowling, July 31, 1965 J. K. Rowling was born at Chipping Sodbury General Hospital in Gloucestershire, U. K. on July 31, 1965 to Anne and Peter Rowling. Two years later, her sister Dianne was born. Rowling attended Tutshill Primary and then went on to Wyedean Comprehensive where she was made Head Girl in her fin...
Title:Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Product dimensions:8.1 X 5.4 X 0.59 in
Shipping dimensions:8.1 X 5.4 X 0.59 in
Published:September 6, 2000
Publisher:Raincoast Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781551923963

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