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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone : Harry Potter : Part 1 - J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter : Part 1

Author: J.K. Rowling

Audio CD

Published: 24th August 2016
For Ages: 9+ years old
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New, repackaged audio editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series, read by Stephen Fry.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is completely unabridged across 7 CDs with a total running time of 8 hours and 25 minutes featuring irresistible new jackets by Jonny Duddle to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers.

Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

An incredible adventure is about to begin!

A marriage made in heaven, Stephen Fry reading Harry Potter The Times

One of the greatest literary adventures of modern times Sunday Telegraph

Spellbinding, enchanting, bewitching stuff Mirror

J. K. Rowling

J K (Joanne Kathleen) Rowling was born in July 1965 at Yate General Hospital in England and grew up in Chepstow, Gwent where she went to Wyedean Comprehensive.

Jo left Chepstow for Exeter University, where she earned a French and Classics degree, her course including one year in Paris. As a postgraduate she moved to London and worked as a researcher at Amnesty International among other jobs. She started writing the Harry Potter series during a delayed Manchester to London King's Cross train journey, and during the next five years, outlined the plots for each book and began writing the first novel.

Jo then moved to northern Portugal, where she taught English as a foreign language. She married in October 1992 and gave birth to a daughter Jessica in 1993. When the marriage ended, she and Jessica returned to the UK to live in Edinburgh, where Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone was eventually completed.

Jo married Dr. Neil Murray in 2001, and a brother for Jessica, David, was born in 2003. A sister, Mackenzie, followed in 2005.

Visit J. K. Rowling's Booktopia Author Page


ISBN: 9781408882221
ISBN-10: 1408882221
Series: Harry Potter
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9+ years old
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 7
Published: 24th August 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Unabridged