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- DescriptionHarry Potter is a wizard. He is in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Little does he know that this year will be just as eventful as the last.
- Author BiographyHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as three books written for charity and inspired by the Harry Potter novels: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 400 million copies worldwide and been translated into 70 languages. J.K. Rowling has generated huge popular appeal for her books across the generations in an unprecedented fashion: she was the first children's author to be voted the BA Author of the Year, and also to win the British Book Awards Author of the Year. J.K. Rowling lives with her family in Edinburgh.
- PrizesWinner of Whitaker Platinum Book Award 2001 and Children's Book Award 1999 and Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 1998. Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 and Whitbread Prize (Children's Book) 1998.
- Author(s)J. K. Rowling
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication05/08/2002
- GenreChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Weight889 g
- Width153 mm
- Height243 mm
- Spine44 mm
- Edition StatementLarge Print edition
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- herewegoagainhe...13 Oct, 2010by
Really good adventure story about a boy wizard. Readable by children or adults. Must read all the books in the series. This one is the second.
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