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Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone

Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone

Rowling, J. K

Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy - until he is rescued by a beetle-eyed giant of a man, enrols at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, learns to play Quidditch and does battle in a deadly duel

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2001
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Statement of responsibility: J.K. Rowling
ISBN: 0747558191, 9780747558194
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 1997.
Physical Description: 223p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Potter, Harry (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.; Wizards Juvenile fiction.; Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary place) Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 6
Interest Level: MY
Points: 12
Quiz Number: 200738

Author note

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 three books written for charity and inspired by the Harry Potter novels: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 400 million copies worldwide and been translated into 70 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.