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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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  • sophia910
    sophia910Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 2:23 pm44 stars
    this book is really interesting all the magic and how Harry saves the day a lot so when Professer Quirell trys to steal the stone Harry gets it away from him and at the end when everyone thinks Slytherin won the house cup Gryffindor gets more points and wins
    • horselover1
      horselover1Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 4:56 am55 stars
      It's a really great book. Once this book was written everybody else wanted to write fantasy too. If you want to find out for yourself whether the book was good or not, read it!
      • bookstory13
        bookstory13Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:46 pm55 stars
        It is not hard to imagine a world with no cloaks, no pet owls, no magic and full of Muggles. It is not hard to imagine at all; it is the world we live in. It is the world the Dursleys lived in, the world before Harry Potter. When baby Harry arrived on their doorstep after his parents died, the Dursley's favorite sport was making Harry miserable. An outcast in school and at home, Harry believes it was meant to be this way. As Harry nears his eleventh birthday, mysterious letters start arriving. The letters all come from the same place: a place called Hogwarts. The Dursleys leave their home, dragging Harry with them, to get away from the letters. They live for only a night in a shack in on the ocean when a giant knocks down the door. "Sorry about that," he apologizes after making his entry. To be the book!
        • victoryroyale
          victoryroyaleWednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:24 am44 stars
          Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is an amazing book. I like it because it is funny and has lots of action. Harry is just a young boy that lost his mother and father to a terrible wizard named Voldemort. If you read the book you will find out more!!!
          • awesome_actress
            awesome_actressWednesday, May 16, 2018 at 8:46 am44 stars
            Good book! If you like magic you are sure to like this book!
            • ipotter1
              ipotter1Monday, May 14, 2018 at 3:36 pm55 stars
              I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My mom has all the books but they are in very bad condition. Plus I would LOVE to have my own!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
              • 13979Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:17 am
                I love this book because its harry potter (This review will only be up for a minute)
                • thatgirlkia
                  thatgirlkiaFriday, May 11, 2018 at 11:24 am55 stars
                  This book got me hocked on this series. I loved everything about it. All of the descriptions of how Mr.Drusley felt the day the Potters died. I defiantly recommend this book.
                  • harrypotterfanTuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4:39 pm
                    I got the whole series! best book ev!
                    • simonlovelace
                      simonlovelaceThursday, April 26, 2018 at 2:26 pm55 stars
                      Harry is amazing!

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