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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Hardback, Classic ed)

By Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter is an ordinary boy who lives in a cupboard under the stairs at his Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon's house, which he thinks is normal for someone like him who's parents have been killed in a 'car crash'. He is bullied by them and his fat, spoilt cousin Dudley, and live...s a very unremarkable life with only the odd hiccup (like his hair growing back overnight!) to cause him much to think about. That is until an owl turns up with a letter addressed to Harry and all hell breaks loose! He is literally rescued by a world where nothing is as it seems and magic lessons are the order of the day. Read and find out how Harry discovers his true heritage at Hogwarts School of Wizardry and Witchcraft, the reason behind his parents mysterious death, who is out to kill him, and how he uncovers the most amazing secret of all time, the fabled Philosopher's Stone! All this and muggles too. Now, what are they?
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ISBN 9780747545729
Released NZ 1 Dec 1999
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Hardback, Classic ed
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ISBN-13 9780747545729
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Released 1 Dec 1999
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Classic ed
Edition Classic ed
Author(s) By Rowling, J. K.
Series Harry Potter
Category Award Winning
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 472g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Magic, Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile