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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, Book 1) (MinaLima Edition)

A dazzling new edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, fully illustrated in brilliant color and featuring exclusive interactive paper craft elements, including a foldout Hogwarts letter and more!

In this stunning new edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, experience the story as never before. J.K. Rowling's complete and unabridged text is accompanied by full-color illustrations on nearly every page and eight exclusive, interactive paper craft elements: Readers will open Harry's Hogwarts letter, reveal the magical entryway to Diagon Alley, make a sumptuous feast appear in the Great Hall, and more.Designed and illustrated by award-winning design studio MinaLima -- best known for establishing the visual graphic style of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films -- this edition is sure to be a keepsake for Harry Potter fans, a beautiful addition to any collector's bookshelf, and an enchanting way to introduce the first book in this beloved series to a new generation of readers.

MINALIMA is an award-winning graphic design studio founded by Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, best known for establishing the graphic style of the Harry Potter film series. Since founding their London-based studio in 2009, they continue to be involved in the Wizarding World franchise through numerous creative partnerships, from publishing to theme park design. More recently, Miraphora and Eduardo have returned to the Wizarding World as graphic designers of the Fantastic Beasts film series. MinaLima is internationally renowned for telling stories through design. The studio has brought its distinctive, colorful, and interactive style to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone as well as their MinaLima Classics series, reimagining a collection of much-loved tales including Peter Pan, The Secret Garden, and Pinocchio.

J.K. Rowling is the author of the enduringly popular Harry Potter books. After the idea for Harry Potter came to her on a delayed train journey in 1990, she plotted out and started writing the series of seven books and the first was published as Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the UK in 1997. The series took another ten years to complete, concluding in 2007 with the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

To accompany the series, J.K. Rowling wrote three short companion volumes for charity, Quidditch Through the Agesand Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, in aid of Lumos. She also collaborated on the writing of a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which was published as a script book.

Her other books for children include the fairy tale The Ickabog and The Christmas Pig, which were published in 2020 and 2021 respectively and have also been bestsellers. She is also the author of books for adults, including a bestselling crime fiction series.

J.K. Rowling has received many awards and honors for her writing. She also supports a number of causes through her charitable trust Volant and is the founder of the children’s charity Lumos.

To find out more about J.K. Rowling visit jkrowlingstories.com.

by Abby

This book gets a place of honor (despite the fact that it doesn’t need a recommendation), because it has transcended age boundaries more than any other book I've read. My parents started reading it aloud to my brother and I when we were in elementary school, all clustered together on a couch or spread out across the living room. They did voices, they did gestures, they passed the book back and forth so the other could drink some coffee.

From A Bookseller Through the Ages

I don't have a particularly strong memory, but that is one that has stuck with me to this day. My family continued to read or listen to the series together until the end. So if you’re looking for a story that functions perfectly as a read aloud, this may be your pick—both the books and the audiobooks are lovely (check out Libro.fm for the audio).

ISBN: 9781338596700

ISBN-10: 9781338596700

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Publication Date: 10/20/2020 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/20/2020 - 12:00am

Pages: 368

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic

Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure

Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship