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Quidditch Through the Ages (Reprint) (Hardcover) (Kennilworthy Whisp)

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Specifications

Dimensions (Overall): 8.3 Inches (H) x 5.6 Inch (W) x .6 Inch (D)

Weight: .75 Pounds

Suggested Age: 4-8 Years

Number of Pages: 105

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Magic, Sports

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Scholastic

Author: Kennilworthy Whisp

Language: English

Street Date: March 14, 2017
TCIN: 52106247
UPC: 9781338125740
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-1258
Origin: Made in the USA

Description



About the Book



"If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need [this book, which] is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost daily basis"--Back cover.



Book Synopsis



The most checked-out book in the Hogwarts Library, and a volume no Quidditch player or Harry Potter fan should be without!

If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through the Ages. This invaluable volume is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost daily basis.Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Comic Relief, who will use your money to continue improving and changing lives -- work that is even more important and astonishing than the three-and-a-half-second capture of the Golden Snitch by Roderick Plumpton in 1921.-- Albus Dumbledore



From the Back Cover



If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through the Ages. This invaluable volume is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost daily basis.



Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Comic Relief, who will use your money to continue improving and changing lives -- work that is even more important and astonishing than the three and a half second capture of the Golden Snitch by Roderick Plumpton in 1921.



-- Albus Dumbledore



Review Quotes



Praise for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages: With these two books, Rowling displays her remarkable imagination and her genius for creating a parallel world through her words. -- USA TodayHarry Potter's textbooks now cast their own spell. -- TIMEAmazingly imaginative. -- Associated PressRequired reading for all Potter fans. -- NewsweekHarry Potter fans who pride themselves on knowing every minute bit of Hogwarts trivia will devour both books. -- School Library Journal



About The Author



Kennilworthy Whisp is a renowned Quidditch expert (and, he says, fanatic). He is the author of many Quidditch-related works, including The Wonder of Wigtown Wanderers, He Flew Like a Madman (a biography of Dangerous Dai Llewellyn), and Beating the Bludgers -- A Study of Defensive Strategies in Quidditch. Kennilworthy Whisp divides his time between his home in Nottinghamshire and wherever Wigtown Wanderers are playing this week. His hobbies include backgammon, vegetarian cookery, and collecting vintage broomsticks.

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