Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, A-Format

Mass Market Paperback | July 8, 2004

byJ. 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

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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-pare...

J. K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series, the best selling children's books in the world. She envisions seven books in the Harry Potter series.

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 6.7 × 4.16 × 0.56 inPublished:July 8, 2004Publisher:Raincoast BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1551927004

ISBN - 13:9781551927008

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Read This book always takes me on a great adventure! #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Thing Beautiful illustration and kyaa Harry Potter!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from illustrative loved the illustrations
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The illustrations are wonderful! I grew up with Harry Potter. The illustration son this book are wonderful. I'm going to give it to each of my godchildren as a gift for Christmas!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED IT! I love Harry Potter so much! This book was probably the best in the series, I would definitley recommend this!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book. My fav among the HP series #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous. Absolutely beautiful! I enjoyed every second of reading it, the illustrations and layout brought new life into a book I've read dozens of times over the years.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Recommend what a fantastic read!I definitely recommend
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice The illustrations are so very beautiful!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HARRY POTTER This book started it all! Absolute must read! #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from good really liked it
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Harry! Illustrations are beautiful, a creative way to share HP with the family.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVE THIS BOOK i wanted to read more , i recommend this book to everyone
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Read. I enjoyed this book. It was a good book and really set the ground work for the rest of the series.
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MAGIC amazing start to the series, I keep rereading this first one over and over again!
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magical! Lovely illustrations to a book that was always magical in my imagination
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OBVIOUSLY This is a series to start and to grow with, and obviously there are millions that list this as their top series!
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! The stories you love matched with pictures bring the world of Harry Potter to life. Simply stunning!
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolute love One of my favourite books of the bunch, getting into the wizarding world and the details are amazing. This book was the start of my obsession for Harry Potter and all that comes with it. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An amazing series that never gets old I absolutely love these cover editions and the first book is the book that changed my life forever. Harry potter is one of those series that you can read over and over again and never get sick of it because you get something new out of it everytime, especially as you change and get older!
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful illustrations I bought this a while ago and loved all of the little illustrations that they included. Really elevates the story to a new level.
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A most intriguing tale I recommend it #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my Favourites! The book hooks you from the very first page, I have reread this book over ten times. It is never disappointing.
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I couldnt put the book down I love the HP series!
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The First Time I read it I did not sleep until I finished when I first read this book. It was like if I close my eyes for even a second, I snap back into reality. It makes me so angry that Harry grew up, it makes me so angry that I'm too old to get an invitation, it makes me so angry that the series ended, it makes me so angry that I grew up. I'm glad this book was written in my lifetime so I could experience it.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Immerse yourself in this amazing world. best series, best fictional world, hands down.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!!! My No 1 series, I can read all books all over again.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 stars I love this book and I can always read it again!
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this whole series! Love this whole series! This is a great first book to the series and it is also the shortest read. Great for all ages. :)
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yesss The illustrations are beautiful and a fantastic addition to the story!
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The greatest series ever written. Harry Potter is the reason I got into reading at the age of 12, and the reason why I keep devouring books 15 years later. No other book has captivated me the way HP did, which is why I never let too much time pass without re-reading the books. If you've never read the entire Harry Potter series stop what you're doing right now and pick up the Philosopher's Stone - you won't regret it.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magical These books helped my family and I through tough times when my youngest son was diagnosed with cancer. It brought us closer together.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Truly Magical Experience the magic
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spellbinding This adds a whole new magical layer to the wonderful world of Harry Potter. I love re-reading Harry Potter every year. Now I can read the book and look at beautiful illustrations. It`s like my mind was read and my dreams answered. Every bibliophile or HP Nerd needs to add this to their collection.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Stars Thinking about reading this book again makes me so excited! Loved this book - fantastic read.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The book that started it all for us.... This book captured my child's interest right from the very beginning.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great read I just loved this book.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Intro !!! Loved the first book in the series - caught my interest for the rest !!! Great read.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A classic! A great start to a series, the reader is introduced to Harry Potter and how his life is changed overnight. Very captivating and not too difficult to read.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful book #plumreview. I was really excited when I saw that they were going to be bringing these books out again in illustrated editions. This is a must own for any Harry Potter fan.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful A must-have for any Harry Potter fan! I am so glad I got it!
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! This is a must for any Harry Potter fan. The illustrations are absolutely beautiful and really bring the story to life.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Perfect Start to a Classic Series I still remember when Harry Potter was new. I remember my bibliophile friends telling me (this was before the Internet told us everything) about this wonderful book from England I had to read. So read it I did and I, like so many others, fell in love with the book - even though I was an adult I couldn't resist a well written children's book. Like a lot of classic children's books form England (Charlie and the Chocolate factory anyone?) this one starts with the hero being put in the worst situation imaginable so his rise and triumph is that much sweeter. Living in a closet? Parents murdered? Lightning scar!!!? Poor Harry. But do not fret...he is about to enter the world of magic and meet his lifelong friends. Rowling does a perfect job setting up the characters and the world of magic. I so do wish the series kept the charm and the childlike innocence of these first books instead of the WAR and DEATH and ANGST and UNEDITED overly long books it would become in the end. But regardless, this first book is about as perfect a start to a series as you can have.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from an escape This whole series takes you to another place !
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Great read for children and adults - true classic.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enchanting read! I originally started reading this book when I was 12, but only made it about 50 pages in before I put it down. Many years later after watching all the movies I finally decided that I needed to try again. I am so happy that I decided to continue reading. Simply put, this book is a treat to read and I wish I would have read it earlier! Currently on the third book and can't wait to keep reading!
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from harry potter just is amazing i'm so so glad that i've read this. everyone should, definitely
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from go go harry potter #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING best book I have ever read
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great great for the harry potter collectors
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Illustrations I love the simple format, makes it easier for my daughter to read. The illustrations are beautiful, exactly what I imagined. Can't wait for all the books to come out like this.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to read For HP fans to collect and treasure.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Be careful , it's contagious I read these for the first time this year and let me just say that from the very first phrases I got attached and the next day I bought the whole series and since then not one day did i regret . This is the beginning to a whole other world .
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful This book is simply beautiful and stunning. Good for huge fans of the series.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes Great start to a great series
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! Well written book. A true classic. The beginning to a great series!
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magical I just finished rereading this book after so many years and I still love it. It's magic is captured beautifully, and the books only get better from here. You become attached to the characters, whether you like them or not. Well-written and full of magical words!
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book! I only read this book about a year ago, and I am so happy that I did! This book is an easy read that keeps you on your feet!
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magical story One of my favorite books, love it from the beginning until the end!
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful so unreal
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE HP I love this series so creative! Definitely was transported to a magical world
Date published: 2016-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Beautiful Jim Kay brings the world of Harry Potter in a new way with his beautiful and amazing illustrations in this edition. I loved diving back into this story and reading it in a new way and I think it allows children who are new to Harry Potter to be better engaged with the story as well.
Date published: 2016-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Life Life changing series, I cannot read a book without comparing it to J.K Rowling's writing in this series.
Date published: 2016-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Re-release of an old favourite! Anyone who's a fan of the Harry Potter series will love this new illustrated version. The artwork is gorgeous. Gifted this to several friends
Date published: 2016-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful A unique and beautuiful story that is unlike anything else.
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute It is super cute and a great way to tell teh story in a new light. I enjoyed it a lot!
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Book I bought this for my daughter and she loved this book. Beautifly done
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great good I would read it again
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magical One of the most beautiful books I have ever owned, and the illustrations make the whole experience even more magical.
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant Beautiful edition with the same magic as always. The colours are vibrant and bright, it was worth every penny!
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! Beautiful illustrations illuminating the book where it all began. Children and adults alike will adore this wonderful take on a classic we all know and love. Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone is a must read for anyone young or old with a mind for magic and adventure.
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! Beautiful illustrations illuminating the book where it all began. Children and adults alike will adore this wonderful take on a classic we all know and love. Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone is a must read for anyone young or old with a mind for magic and adventure.
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So beautiful! What a gorgeous book for any Harry Potter fan. The art is breathtaking and looks great in our collection!
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really pretty The drawings really make the story come alive.
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A classic easy read and very entertaining
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW The stunning illustrations gave me a whole new perspective of the world of Harry Potter. I loved the author's interpretations of Platform 9 3/4, Hogwarts, and Diagon Alley. Cannot recommend it enough.
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from . Easy read, compelling start to the series
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful So beautifully drawn, and the book is a childhood/young adult/life-long classic. Even if you've read the Harry Potter series, this illustrated version is just so beautiful enthralling. Really big and a little heavy so not great for travelling in case you're a book worm that needs to go everywhere with a book, but definitely amazing. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I don't think any Harry Potter collection would be complete without the illustrated edition. It is absolutely gorgeous! A must have for any Harry Potter fan and a great addition to any collector of illustrated books.
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning Stunning artwork. I could look at it all day!
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous I love the Harry Potter series, and the illustrations are beautifully done.
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome one of my favorite books, never gets old!
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enchanting I loved the series and this makes such a beautiful addition with amazing illustrations and the same magic as always.
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Story and Wonderful Illustrations The same great story with beautiful illustrations that bring the characters alive
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Loved the books when they first came out and now that they have the illustrated versions I am excited to read them to my children. A book they can enjoy and pass on to their children. The illustrations are beautiful and I can wait for them to release the whole set.
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A CLASSIC IN ITSELF beautiful book really. i felt right at home between the lines and got addicted to the series. an amazing set of characters and phenomenal world building. looove harry potter
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read Great read no matter what age you are. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous! Beautiful art work that brings a well loved story to life. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A new classic If you haven't read this you need to!
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great start to an adventure If you've been around at all the last 20 years, you've probably already read the series and don't need me to tell you why you need to read it again.
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good bring back the old covers
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BESTTT MY FAVORITE! CANT WAIT TO REREAD IT ONE DAY
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this whole series! This book is the reason I love reading so much! I urge everyone who hasn't read this series to pick it up and read it right away. You wont regret it!
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Magical experience that first got me into reading! I owe so much of my childhood to Harry Potter, and I still enjoy it to date!
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite Series of All Time Definitely love the Harry Potter series! The movies are all great as well!
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So good The first book of an amazing series. I still love to revisit them every year.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Classic for children #plumreview A great way to reintroduce the world of Harry Potter to the next generation. the illustrations are well down and quite helpful for younger readers taking the next stup in reading comprehension.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The start of something that would get better and better Honestly, I found this book to be somewhat too childish. It does an amazing job at setting up what would eventually become one of the best literary universes, but the writing and the plot pale to what Rowling would later accomplish. The writing in the series actually matures with the character of Harry, which is an amazing feat in and of itself, but which also means that this entry feels the most like a story for 11 year olds. That being said, you need to read this entry in order to experience the greatness to come.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nothing can top this series The series that began my love for reading!
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You can't not love this Amazing illustrations. Always amazing story.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from As good as I remembered... I hadn't read this book since it first came out. I pre-read it for the sake of my children and was done within 24 hours. A lovely light read and still fun after 20 years. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The first is always the best! The first book in the series is always the best - even though I read this when it first came out, I still love this book because of the great story it tells!
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best book ever!! This is a great read, even as an adult. I love it! #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely amazing I'm a huge Harry Potter fan. I love the Harry Potter hardcover books. When I realized they have gift edition, I just had to buy them to add to my collection. Jonny Duddle did a wonder job of these gift edition. Must have for those Harry Potter collectors out there.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Read This is a very good read and can be read quickly. The start of an amazing series. If you know someone who has not read it, 1) that is shocking, and 2) have them read it!!
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magical This book holds a special place in my heart as I am sure it does for many others. It was the book that made me love reading an turned me into a book worm.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome revamp! Creating these classic books into illustrated masterpieces made the story that much better. Cannot wait for them all to come out as the movies do not even scratch the surface of the novels (re-reading the books has been awesome). Entertaining for all ages
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book! Loved this!
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved book by young and old Absolutely loved this book. It was hard to put down even as an adult. Now my Gr. 4 son is starting to read it. He loves it just as much.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely beautiful! I saw this in stores and the illustrations bring the magic of the book to life! A must-have for avid Harry Potter fans (and a great gift too, for adults and children!).
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING #plumreview The illustrations just bring this wonderful story to life in a most unique way, showing off other ways to imagine this wonderful and magical worlds!
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Of course amazing! Everyone knows Harry Potter and that the books are amazing. This illustrated version is stunning and a must for any Harry Potter fan. I'm excited for when I have all 7 of them! Great for when reading to kids.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love I purchased this recently and I'm so glad I gave it a shot, it is a well read book in our home and my kids absolutely love it
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is so cool! I have read the Harry Potter series but i would read it again just to see how cool this illustrated version is! Amazing creation!
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We loved this book! My husband brought this home when he returned from a work trip! We've been reading it as a family and we love it!
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't Wait To Read I just ordered this and I can't wait to read it! It's gotten such good reviews and it seems so good. It'll be a great addition to my collection!
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Harry Potter Amazing, definately something that everyone would want to read.
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW Absolutely loved the illustrations. I definitely recommend buying this if you're a Harry Potter fan (who isn't?) but buy it!! You save $20
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best ever Really great read with beautiful illustrations to really give a visual to the words. Surprisingly heavier than I expected for a big book.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Amazing book and author.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Gorgeous version of the first Harry Potter novel. Very happy to add this to my collection.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Beautiful, if not Expensive An absolutely beautiful version of J K Rowling's original Harry Potter novel. Potter fans will greatly enjoy it for their collections. For those just entering the Harry Potter world this may be an expensive and impractical beginning.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Husband is addicted Hubby loves everything Harry Potter and he was not disappointed when I picked this up for him
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely stunning! whether you love illustrated novels, children's literature, or Harry Potter in general, this book is worth buying! It is a large format, hardcover, and has a place-marker ribbon attached into the binding. the illustrations are a whimsical delight, even if you've seen the movies already.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breathtaking I've loved Harry Potter for years and to see it in such a beautiful illustrated edition is amazing. Gorgeous #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO WORTH IT I never thought I could love the Harry Potter series more than I did but reading this book and seeing all the breathtaking illustrations made me fall in love with the series all over again. A must read for die-hard Potter fans and makes a great gift as well. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OMG! LOVE THIS WOW this is the best version of harry potter i have ever seen! The illustrations are amazing, and what to say about the story? it's harry potter, years ago it was the best books i read, and it's still the best.
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome great first book in an unreal series
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enchanting I figure most people reading this have already read the series, so I won't spend too much time going over the story though it is absolutely brilliant for all ages. I received this book as a gift it has been one of my favorite presents fo all time. It portrays the very essence of the magic in Harry Potter and the illustrations are gorgeous, and numerous throughout the book (all in colour!) Definitely one of my favorite editions, worth every penny!
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I've already read this book a gew times, but when i saw the gorgeous artwork i just had to get it. I'm sure my kids will enjoying me reading it to them more with pictures too.
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful! I bought this the day it came out. It's such a beautiful edition that portrays the heart if the story. It's great to read with young children!
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! At first when I saw they were releasing illustrated versions of the books, I was very unsure. However when I was in store and saw the book I was amazed by how beautiful the illustrations were. I'm excited to buy them all to add to my Harry Potter collection.
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I love this edition of my favourite book so much. I hope that all 7 books are released in this format.
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Forever My Favourite I re-read this novel every few years, and I am always captured by it's magic
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reread this as an adult and it was great! I remember reading the philosopher's stone when I was in middle school and loved it. I purchased the illustrated edition and it had the same great feel as before!
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Childhood was Harry!!! Was an amazing experience to read these books as a kid. My Dad read me most of them but when I was older we would race to read them with two bookmarks! It was funny because if someone was ahead of the other we would bug them relentlessly until the caught up. "Did you read this part yet?!" "Don't TELL ME!" Ha!
Date published: 2016-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than I expected I honestly believed Harry Potter was an overrated series of books until I read this book, it's really good. J.K.Rowling is a wonderful author and this book can be enjoyed by all ages.
Date published: 2016-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i loved this awesome
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It was okay I was expecting a richer story and more suspense, it reads like a very easy children's story with a mediocre plot. However, I was happy to be able to read another official Harry Potter book.
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifil Illustrations are absolutely amazing. Bought it for myself and my daughter and we love it! Can't wait for #2 illustrated!
Date published: 2016-07-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing book It is one of the best books that I ever read before.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is amazing!!! The pictures were amazing!
Date published: 2016-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this Read this book at least 10 times
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone This is my all time favourite book, I could read this over and over again. This book has so many details but it's not over-whelming. This in my opinion is a classic and I think everyone should at least read the books or watch the movies.
Date published: 2016-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The greatest This is where my love for reading started. Can't praise the series enough
Date published: 2016-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This book was the very first chapter book that I read all by myself in first grade! I only bought this book two weeks ago and I'm already on the second last chapter! This book was my very first chapter book that I finished all by myself in Grade 1! I am now 19 years old and soon to be 20 and I am still not bored of reading this series of books! I have seen all of the movies and I plan on buying the new Harry Potter book when it first comes out! I really do recommend this book as well as all the other ones in the series!
Date published: 2016-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Radiant and Beautiful The art in this novel is spectacular. I am eagerly awaiting the other novels, to complete the collection. The story line is a wonderful light read, my son thoroughly enjoys it, even more now with the pictures.
Date published: 2016-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My daughter is in love with these books She saw all the movies and now she wants to buy all the books for her collection....she loves them.
Date published: 2016-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow! I've loved Harry Potter since the 2nd grade when my teacher read the Philosophers Stone to us. I dont think I have ever stopped reading since then. This book is amazing. I love the beautiful illustrations, they flow so well with the story. The story may be the same as its always been but this book seems to taken it to a whole new level. A must have for all Potter fans
Date published: 2016-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome book Highly recommend
Date published: 2016-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Harry Potter: Illustrated Edition I bought this for my mom for Christmas and wasn't really sure what to expect. I skimmed through it before giving it to her and thought the illustrations were very well done. The writing is quite large and some pictures take up a full page or more so I wasn't sure that the whole story would be there but it is. She absolutely loved it! I hope they continue with illustrated editions for the whole series.
Date published: 2016-02-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome!!! Great book!
Date published: 2016-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome ! The book is beautiful
Date published: 2016-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always a favourite HP was what got me into reading in the first place. still love it to this day!
Date published: 2016-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful This edition brings the story to life. The illustrations are detailed and stay true to the characters. A must buy for Harry Potter fans!
Date published: 2016-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing - A Brilliant Edition Reading the Harry Potter series as a child created a love of reading in my mind, and this series still holds a very huge part of my heart, seeing this edition captured my mind and I just had to purchase it! Needless to say, it was an amazing purchase. The illustrations are a collection of breathtaking interpretations of the countless characters that Rowling brought to life. This special, illustrated edition is worth any Harry Potter fans time and does nothing but make the series more loveable.
Date published: 2015-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it read 4 times, totally love it !!
Date published: 2015-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved it! I simply adore Harry Potter! When you read it, you feel like you're in Hogwarts.When something sad happens you feel the emotion.It's very funny, surprising and emotional.I would certainly recommend this to anybody who asks me!
Date published: 2015-11-01

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"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)