Thorndike Press

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • J. K. Rowling
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  • ISBN-10: 1594130000
  • ISBN-13: 9781594130007
  • DDC: FIC
  • Shipping Weight: 1.00 lbs ( .45 kgs)
  • 424 Pages | Paperback
  • Published/Released September 2003
  • Bestsellers
  • Series Complete

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Overview

A #1 New York Times Bestselling Series
Harry Potter Series (Book 1)

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum and colorful faculty at his unusual school, Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny.

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Reviews

Customer Reviews

"Harry himself is the perfect confused and unassuming hero, whom trouble follows like a wizard's familiar. After reading this entrancing fantasy, readers will be convinced that they, too, could take the train to Hogwarts School, if only they could find Platform Nine and Three Quarters at the King's Cross Station."

— School Library Journal (starred)

"Rowling's first novel, which has won numerous prizes in England, is a brilliantly imagined and beautifully written fantasy that incorporates elements of traditional British school stories without once violating the magical underpinnings of the plot. In fact, Rowling's wonderful ability to put a fantastic spin on sports, student rivalry, and eccentric faculty contributes to the humor, charm, and, well, delight of her utterly captivating story."

— Booklist (starred)

"Readers are in for a delightful romp with this debut from a British author who dances in the footsteps of P. L. Travers and Roald Dahl."

— Publishers Weekly (starred)