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The Tales of Beedle the Bard - Illustrated Edition: A magical companion to the Harry Potter stories

The Tales of Beedle the Bard - Illustrated Edition: A magical companion to the Harry Potter stories (Hardback, Illustrated)

By Rowling, J. K.
Illustrated by Riddell, Chris

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The dazzlingly brilliant Chris Riddell brings his magical illustration talents to J.K. Rowling's gloriously inventive The Tales of Beedle the Bard in a fully illustrated colour edition of this essential classic for Harry Potter fans. Translated from the runes by Hermione Granger,... the volume includes 'The Tale of the Three Brothers', familiar to readers of Harry Potter from the crucial role it played in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Mischievous and witty, these five rollicking tales are a deeply satisfying read in the tradition of all great fables and fairytales. Kindnesses are rewarded and selfishness shown to be the ruin of many a wizard. Burping cauldrons, hairy hearts and cackling stumps are met along the way. Each of the tales is accompanied by a deliciously subversive and insightful commentary by Professor Albus Dumbledore, all brought vividly to life with Riddell's trademark wit and elegance.Former Waterstones Children's Laureate Chris Riddell is the only illustrator to have won the Kate Greenaway Medal three times, and is brought together here for the first time with one of the world's best loved storytellers in this new edition of J.K. Rowling's fairytale classic. Much loved by generations of witches and wizards since they first appeared in the fifteenth century, this beautifully illustrated edition is set to become a firm favourite at bedtime in non-magical households the world over. The Tales of Beedle the Bard is published in aid of Lumos, an international children's charity founded in 2005 by J.K. Rowling.
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ISBN 9781408898673
Released NZ 2 Oct 2018
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Hardback, Illustrated
Availability
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ISBN-13 9781408898673
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Childrens Books
Released 2 Oct 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Illustrated
Edition Illustrated
Author(s) By Rowling, J. K.
Illustrated by Riddell, Chris
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Myths & Mythology
Folklore
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Height: 290mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 1,258g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Fantasy fiction, English, Children's stories, English
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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