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Harry Potter and the Philosopher''s Stone - 25th Anniversary Edition

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Hardback | English

By (author): J.K. Rowling

Illustrated by: Thomas Taylor

Galloping gargoyles ... 2022 is the silver anniversary of J.K. Rowling''s magical classic Harry Potter and the Philosopher''s Stone! In celebration of 25 years of Harry Potter magic, Bloomsbury is proud to be releasing a special commemorative edition featuring the much loved original cover design, with artwork by Thomas Taylor. After its first publication in 1997, the illustration of Harry Potter with his lightning bolt scar, standing next to the Hogwarts Express on Platform Nine and Three-Quarters, would go on to become one of the most iconic book covers of the twentieth century, offering a tantalising first glimpse of J.K. Rowling''s endlessly spellbinding wizarding world. Since then, Harry Potter and his epic adventures have become a cultural phenomenon, bewitching millions of readers all across the globe. This irresistible anniversary edition - available for one year only - will bring back treasured memories for the fans who remember the excitement when Harry''s journey first began, as well as introduce a new generation to the unforgettable story of the Boy Who Lived. In addition to a bright dust jacket emblazoned with a removable silver sticker, there is a wealth of fantastic bonus content waiting inside. Readers are invited to relive the book''s magical publishing journey,enjoy drawings from J.K. Rowling''s own archive and discover Thomas Taylor''s charming account of how a young artist came to illustrate Harry Potter for the very first time. The inside pages also feature the fully updated and redesigned story text to provide the perfect reading experience. The ultimate Harry Potter gift and a must for any bookshelf, this once-in-a-generation collector''s edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher''s Stone will take you on the magical journey of a lifetime ... See more
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Will deliver when available. Publication date 09 Jun 2022

Product Details
  • Format: Hardback
  • Weight: 1000g
  • Dimensions: 129 x 198mm
  • Publication Date: 09 Jun 2022
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication City/Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Age Group: Ages 9-11
  • ISBN13: 9781526646651

About J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling is best known as the author of the seven Harry Potter books which were published between 1997 and 2007. The enduringly popular adventures of Harry Ron and Hermione have gone on to sell over 500 million copies be translated into over 80 languages and made into eight blockbuster films. Alongside the Harry Potter series she also wrote three short companion volumes for charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos and The Tales of Beedle the Bard in aid of Lumos. J.K. Rowling collaborated with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany to continue Harry''s story in a stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child which opened in London in 2016 and is now playing worldwide. In the same year she made her debut as a screenwriter with the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them the first in a series featuring Magizoologist Newt Scamander which was inspired by the original companion volume. J.K. Rowling has also written a standalone novel The Casual Vacancy and is the author of the Strike crime series under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Both have been adapted for television. In 2020 J.K. Rowling returned to publishing for younger children with the fairy tale The Ickabog the royalties from which she is donating to groups affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. She has received many awards and honours including an OBE and a Companion of Honour for services to literature and philanthropy. She lives in Scotland with her family. Thomas Taylor''s first professional commission after leaving art school was the cover art for a debut novel called Harry Potter and the Philosopher''s Stone by J.K. Rowling. He then went on to illustrate and also write more than a dozen picture books (most notably the Clovis the Tiger books) before venturing into the world of children''s fiction himself. His bestselling middle grade novel Malamander (2019) has been translated into 20 languages and introduces a five-book series about a mysterious seaside town called Eerie-on-Sea. Thomas currently lives on the south coast of England.

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