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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
 

The adult edition of a fantasy in which a young boy called Harry Potter lives in a cupboard under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house, but his life is changed forever when an owl appears with a letter for him, and he is rescued by a world where nothing is ever as it seems to... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780747543350
Published 1 August 1999 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Rowling, J. K.
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ISBN-13 9780747543350
ISBN-10 0747543356
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date 1 August 1999
International Publication Date 5 November 1998
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Rowling, J. K.
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 446
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 214mm
Weight 700g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The adult edition of a fantasy in which a young boy called Harry Potter lives in a cupboard under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house, but his life is changed forever when an owl appears with a letter for him, and he is rescued by a world where nothing is ever as it seems to be. From the author of HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Whitaker Platinum Book Award 2001 -- Winner of Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 1998 -- Short-listed for LA Carnegie Medal 1998
UK Review The wonderfully witty and original story of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone took the children's book world by storm when it was published in 1997, winning the Smarties Book Prize Gold Award and being shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal that year. Potter, orphaned as a baby, discovers he is a wizard and is sent to Hogwarts School of Wizardry, where his lessons include potion-making and broomstick flying. (9-12 yrs) (Kirkus UK)

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