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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter Series #1)(Hardcover) by J. K. Rowling

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Eleven-year-old Harry Potter was a baby when his parents died, and since that time he has been living with his horrible Uncle Vernon, dislikable Aunt Petunia, and truly disgusting cousin Dudley. Miserable and lonely, Harry is shocked when he receives a letter inviting him to attend the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. At this special school, which is kept a secret from all those not involved in the worlds of magic, Harry begins to learn the truth about the death of his parents and discovers his own unbelievably amazing family history. This book is the first entry in the phenomenally popular Harry Potter series of books. Enjoyed by both children and adults, these books literally changed the face of children's publishing when, as a result of their stunning popularity, the New York Times began compiling and publishing a list of best-selling children's books--for the first time in that newspaper's history.
The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay.

For the first time, J. K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions. Rowling herself selected artist Jim Kay, whose over 100 illustrations make this deluxe format as perfect a gift for the child being introduced to the series as for the dedicated fan.

Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility.

All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley - a great big swollen spoiled bully. Harry's room is a tiny closet at the foot of the stairs, and he hasn't had a birthday party in eleven years.

But all that is about to change when a mysterious letter arrives by owl messenger: a letter with an invitation to an incredible place that Harry - and anyone who reads about him - will find unforgettable.
Edition: Illustrated
Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy, General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Arthur a Levine
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: J. K. Rowling
Language: English
Street Date: October 6, 2015
TCIN: 17110021
UPC: 9780545790352
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0354
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Amazing

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Jenirochelle 3 years ago
This book is beautifully illustrated! A great addition got any Harry Potter fan and an amazing way to share that live with your children because the pictures help keep their interest as you read!see moreof the reviewer's review
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Great addition!

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EAntolin 1 year ago
Great addition to any Harry Potter collector! It makes re-reading the series fun seeing the illustrations come to life. And they are all beautiful drawings! I have both this book and the sorcerer's stone. I'll definitely be purchasing them all for my collection!
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Beautiful addition to your Harry Potter collection

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KristenM 1 year ago
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Such a beautiful book! I read it to my 3 year old and we both love the pictures! I love the ribbon that we can use to mark the pages so I can read her a few a night! When we are done with this one I plan on buying the next! So impressed with the quality!
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The Best Way to Introduce Harry Potter to a Toddler!

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Bryan Williams 1 year ago
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My wife and I read this book to our 2-year old every night and he LOVED it! Best way to get young children interested in Harry Potter - and the illustrations are top notch!
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3boysmama 1 day ago
Wonderful! Love reading this version to my son!
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Hogwarts Momma 1 month ago
This version really helped bring the story to life for my 7 year old
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Beautiful!

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jhenderson 3 months ago
LOVE this edition. The artwork is beautiful and really brings the story to life. This is perfect version of HP book 1 if you want to read it to your kids (which is why I got it). Absolutely recommend it.
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Karine 4 months ago
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I have read the Harry Potter books a billion times now, but reading it illustrated was like reading for the first time again. Waiting for the next books to go on sale so I can grab mine!
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