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This special edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone has a gorgeous new cover illustration by Kazu Kibuishi. Inside is the full text of the original novel, with decorations by Mary GrandPré.

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.

For it’s there that he finds not only friends, aerial sports, and magic in everything from classes to meals, but a great destiny that’s been waiting for him… if Harry can survive the encounter.

Paperback, 336 pages
Published on August 27, 2013 by Scholastic Inc.
ISBN-10: 0545582881
ISBN-13: 9780545582889
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  • deedee
    deedeeTuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:50 pm55 stars
    I absoloutley love the Harry Potter Series! I have read all of them, and all of them have been my favorite books! I would recommend this only to children that are interested, or if you have a high enough lexile...but that doesn't exactly matter...if yuo enjoy a book or are interested in readiing it go for it!
    • Ginny Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 3:25 pm
      AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!! Absolutely recommend it!!!! You cannot get your nose out of them!!!!! You feel like you are in the book!
      • mbailey
        mbaileyTuesday, March 6, 2012 at 11:28 am55 stars
        I love Harry Potter THE BOOKS ARE SO AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They are packed with action and adventure. THEY ARE AMAZING JUST LIKE ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        • ben123
          ben123Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:46 pm
          I love all the characters, Harry, Ron and Hermione to.My favourite one is when they have a game of quidditch.HARRY POTTER rules!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
          • dogogal
            dogogalSunday, March 4, 2012 at 11:51 am55 stars
            I LOVE HARRY POTTER! The movies are great also! I love all the characters! GO J.K ROWLING! GO HARRY POTTER!
            • mnmgod1
              mnmgod1Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 7:09 pm
              when harry living his abusive life finds out hes a wizard he alsofinds out how his parrents really died he leaves with a giant name hagred and follows him to a bank and seeshow much money he has he gos to diagon ally and purchases the things he needs for wizard school and on the way to the train he meets a boy with red hair named ron weasly. When he gets to the train he meets a girl named hermini and shows them "the scar" that proved who he was he didnt really even know that he was famous . when he arives at hoggwarts he learn that there is a game called quitich and also finds out his dad was the keeper. while their at hoggwarts they fight trolls and fight you know who if you've never heard of him youll haft to read DONT WATCH THE MOVIES FIRST!!! that ruins the entire book but its a great book i highly reccomend it to all readers also i LOVE Chafors description it tells a summary what its about not a quik apinion
              • pikach-you
                pikach-youThursday, March 1, 2012 at 6:59 pm44 stars
                This book was awesome I liked it because alot was going on at once, and it wasn't too fast it was good.
                • muggle2000
                  muggle2000Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 3:24 pm55 stars
                  I loved this book it was an amazingly awesome so super bad Snape. Ron is awesomely cool. I wish I was a wizerd.
                  • ben123
                    ben123Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 8:17 pm
                    this book is awesome! i loved it! Harry is cool and i wish that i could play quidditch. Soccer is a cool subsite though. Read it! It is the best ever!
                    • chafor
                      chaforWednesday, February 29, 2012 at 8:12 pm55 stars
                      I love all the Harry potter books. This book is about Harry, in his first year. It starts off with him finding out about wizards, and getting into Hogwarts. Then it follows him through his school year, and sees him do lots of cool things, like get into the quiditich team and fight a troll. Harry and Ron start the year hating Hermione, and think shes a snob, but then they save her from a troll and she covers for them. They become friends. Then they slowly begin to find out about the Philosiphers Stone or the Sorcerers Stone. They think that Snape is trying to steal the stone, but actually Quirrell is. The path to the Stone is covered in dangerous traps. They end up the book with them getting to the Stone, and Ron is hurt by fighting a giant chess piece, Hermione helps Harry get through a difficult puzzle and Harry ends up fighting Voldemort. Its one of the best books that i have ever read! I love it.

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