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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Paperback, Classic celebratory ed)

By Rowling, J. K.

Part one of the phenomenal Harry Potter series. Harry Potter discovers he is a wizard and begins life at Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

ISBN 9780747558194
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781408855652
Published 1 November 2001 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Paperback, Classic celebratory ed
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ISBN-13 9780747558194
ISBN-10 0747558191
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date 1 November 2001
International Publication Date 8 October 2001
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Classic celebratory ed
Edition Classic celebratory ed
Author(s) By Rowling, J. K.
Series Harry Potter
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 240g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Potter, Harry (Fictitious character), Juvenile fiction, Wizards
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 10697

Description of this Book

This is a bright, colourful and starry new edition with luxury gold that celebrates the phenomenal international sales of Harry Potter . This edition is the same price as the original Philosopher's Stone , which will still be available.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Whitaker Platinum Book Award 2001 -- Winner of Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 1997 -- Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 -- Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 -- Short-listed for LA Carnegie Medal 1998
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as two books written specifically for Comic Relief and based on the Harry Potter novels: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 350 million copies worldwide and been translated into 64 languages. J.K. Rowling has generated huge popular appeal for her books across the generations in an unprecedented fashion: she was the first children's author to be voted the BA Author of the Year, and also to win the British Book Awards Author of the Year. J.K. Rowling lives with her family in Edinburgh.

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