Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Characters ¸ 7 Ad curiously refined sensibilities and a host of mysterious powers to remind him that he s altogether different from his aunt uncle and spoilt pig like cousin DudleyA mysterious letter delivered by the friendly giant Hagrid wrenches Harry from his dreary Muggle ridden existence We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Of course Uncle Vernon yells most unpleasantly I am not paying for some crackpot old fool to teach him magic tricks Soon enough however Harry finds himself at Hogwarts with his owl Hedwig and that s where the real adventure humorous haunting and suspenseful begins Ages Karin SnelsonWiththan seven million copies of Sorcerer s Stone and its two seuels sold in the US in a year s time it would be hard to find many school age children who haven t at least heard of Harry Potter British author Rowling s tales of a young wizard in training who attends the unusual Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Characters ¸ 7 Harry Potter and the Philosopher s Stone is JK Rowling s enchanting debut novel This magical gripping brilliant book a future classic to be sure will leave children clamouring for a seuel Say you ve spent the first years of your life sleeping under the stairs of a family who loathes you Then in an absurd magical twist of fate you find yourself surrounded by wizards a caged snowy owl a phoenix feather wand and jellybeans that come in every flavour including strawberry curry grass and sardine Not only that but you discover that you are a wizard yourself This is exactly what happens to young Harry Potter as the story unfolds In the non magical human world the world of Muggles Harry is a nobody treated like dirt by the aunt and uncle who begrudgingly inherited him when his parents were killed by the evil Voldemort But in the world of wizards small skinny Harry is renowned as a survivor of the wizard who tried to kill him He is left only with a lightning bolt scar on his forehe.J.K Rowling â 7 Review
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Characters ¸ 7 Have enchanted children and their parents too like no books before them Now with this sharp audio production those who haven t yet met Harry will soon be swept up in the fun and established Potter fans will delight in hearing Harry s adventures anew British actor and Broadway star Dale is an inspired choice as narrator reading with a light assured air that makes Harry s fantastic sometimes dangerous world very real while never losing sight of Rowling s humorous underpinnings His numerous vocal characterizations are dead on especially his fast talking take on Harry s sweet but overachieving witch friend Hermione Granger A gruff and sensitive Hagrid the school s gamekeeper evil Malfoy kindly Dumbledore and appropriately Scottish Professor McGonagall are also crisply distinctive The combination of Rowling s exuisitely evocative writing and Dale s nimble reading make this a magical addition to the bewitching Harry Potter canon All ages Oct Copyright Reed Business Information I.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
- J.K Rowling
- 08 March 2018