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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 043932162X
ISBN-13: 9780439321624
Sku: 30814283
Publish Date: 11/1/2001
Sales Rank: 863
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 6L x 1T
Age Range:  24
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Presents facsimile editions of two books from the world of Harry Potter--the text for Hogwarts Care of Magical Creatures class and a book on the origins and development of the wizarding game of Quidditch. *Author: Rowling, J. K. *Series Title: Harry Potter *Publication Date: 2001/11/01 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 8.25
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Presents facsimile editions of two books from the world of Harry Potter--the text for Hogwarts' Care of Magical Creatures class and a book on the origins and development of the wizarding game of Quidditch.
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This set includes paperback copies of QUIDDITCH THROUGH THE AGES and FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM--both written by J.K. Rowlings, author of the Harry Potter books, using two different pseudonyms.
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J. K. Rowling
One night, as a young J. K. (Joanne Kathleen) Rowling traveled from Manchester to London by train, an idea for a book about a boy wizard named Harry Potter formed in her mind. It would change the course of her life forever. As a young girl growing up in Chepstow, Gwent, a historic town near the Lower Wye Valley in Southern England, Rowling loved to tell stories, and started to write them down when she was 6-years-old. Throughout her schooling, she entertained her friends during lunchtime with fantastic made-up stories. After studying French at the University of Exeter, Rowling went on to work in London, until at age 26, she moved to Portugal to teach English as a second language. There, she married, became pregnant, and worked on her Harry Potter manuscript whenever she had a spare second. The death of her own mother made his orphaned state much more real to her. Rowling's marriage ended in divorce, and she moved to Edinburgh with her newborn daughter, Jessica. ||After five years of writing, and a year's worth of publisher rejections, HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE was bought by Bloomsbury (U.K.) and published in June 1997. Shortly after Bloomsbury bought the manuscript, the rights were sold in America, where it was published in September 1998 as HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE. Her book not only received lavish praise, winning the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year and the Smarties Prize, but earned Rowling enough money to quit teaching and write full time. Her six subsequent Harry Potter books, all spectacular bestsellers, have continued to receive British and American awards, and are all being made into films. Having reached her lifelong dream of becoming a professional writer, Rowling encourages children who want to write to read as much as they can.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   20
Product attributePublisher:   Arthur A. Levine Books
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