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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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  • brady2
    brady2Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 7:46 am
    it was interesting how harry was so good at qutige and how he never new how his parents died
    • char120
      char120Monday, January 2, 2012 at 7:02 pm
      first book is great!!!!!!! compared to the book, the movie is not good. but the movie is way better than the percy jackson one! that movie sucks.
      • cloudyrabbit
        cloudyrabbitThursday, January 25, 2018 at 12:32 pm55 stars
        Amen, sister. The Percy Jackson movies are NOTHING like the books. if u r going to watch those movies, READ THE BOOK FIRST! the books are ALWAYS better than the movies!
      • borntoswim
        borntoswimSaturday, December 31, 2011 at 11:40 am
        This is the first in the harry potter's so good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! it's about this boy who thinks his parents died in a car crash but actually he's a wizard!
        • cademan105
          cademan105Monday, December 5, 2011 at 9:38 am
          Read all the books in the series and these four started it all. My FAVORITE book series of all time.
          • vanilamoon
            vanilamoonSunday, December 4, 2011 at 9:21 am
            These books are really good! They describe all parts very well. You can imagine your self in that position. And also put your selves in anybody's shoes. I recommend these books to people who like mystery, romance, adventure,magic, ad much more!!
            • kikiyugee
              kikiyugeeTuesday, November 29, 2011 at 4:20 am
              This book is soooo good. I love it. This book starts Harry's adventure throughout the story and I really recommend it for thouse who love magical adventurous books.
              • rincognito
                rincognitoSunday, November 20, 2011 at 3:16 pm
                I read the whole Harry Potter series over spring break in 2nd grade. Harry potter and magic rock, and so does hagrid.
                • jackseptiteye
                  jackseptiteyeThursday, October 26, 2017 at 7:35 am
                  It is the sorcerer’s stone not magic stone
                  • piglover65596
                    piglover65596Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10:12 am55 stars
                    It is called different things in different places
                • gum98
                  gum98Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 6:45 pm
                  These are the best books ever! J.K. Rowling is a great author and these books are so much better then the Twilight Series! I love these books and I hope you read them
                  • dogcat11
                    dogcat11Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 5:59 pm55 stars
                    i really like this book it is not very long but it is still pretty awesome i pearsonnaly liked the 2nd one more
                    • deena4321
                      deena4321Friday, November 11, 2011 at 4:30 am
                      i am going to read after i am done with the book Fever 1793 and also probably the Westing game which is in like two weeks probably.

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