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Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic (Paperback) (British Library)

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The official companion book to the British Library exhibition and the ultimate gift for Harry Potter fans!

As the British Library unveils a very special new exhibition in the UK, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, readers everywhere are invited on an enchanting journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, and more in this book uncovering thousands of years of magical history.

Prepare to be amazed by artifacts released from the archives of the British Library, unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, and incredible illustrations from artist Jim Kay.

Discover the truth behind the origins of the Philosopher’s Stone, monstrous dragons, and troublesome trolls; examine real-life wands and find out what actually makes a mandrake scream; pore over remarkable pages from da Vinci’s notebook; and discover the oldest atlas of the night sky.

Carefully curated by the British Library and full of extraordinary treasures from all over the world, this is an unforgettable journey exploring the history of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Paperback
Age Range: Teen
Author: British Library
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2017
TCIN: 52909711
UPC: 9781338267105
Item Number (DPCI): 059-13-1306
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Ali T 9 months ago
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Purchased for my daughter's twelfth birthday. She's a mega fan of UP. She was THRILLED with the book. Must buy for HP fans. You'll be the best mom in town.
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Molly 9 months ago
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This is a beautiful book. Any fan of Harry Potter would appreciate the detail and background information. The photos are lovely, too.
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Marge 12 months ago
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Excellent selection for rabid Potter fans with previously unpublished material. Beautiful format and high quality paper and reproduction of images. U can't wait to see my daughter's face when she opens this.
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Very informative and needed for HP fans!

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conscientious buyer 1 year ago
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Just the right purchase for any Harry Potter fan not able to view the exhibit in England. Lots of cool new information. I thought it would be thicker/hardcover.
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djstarget 1 year ago
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Good book and good price!
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