Quidditch Through the Ages

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Bloomsbury, 2009 - Children's stories - 103 pages
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Did you know that: there are 700 ways of committing a foul in Quidditch? The game first began to evolve on Queerditch Marsh? What Bumphing is? That Puddlemere United is oldest team in the Britain and Ireland league? (Founded 1163.) All this information and much more could be yours once you have read this book: this is all you could ever need to know about the history, the rules - and the breaking of the rules - of the noble wizarding sport of Quidditch.

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User Review  - empress8411 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this! Amusing and informative, I most enjoyed reading about the America take of Quidditch, our attempts at playing and our fevor for Quodpot, a ridiculous spoof of football. That being said, I'm a Quidditch fan and will be forever. My only qualm about this book is it was too short! Read full review

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User Review  - AmandaLK - LibraryThing

This book is a combination of informational and modern fantasy, in that it is a book of rules and history for a fantasy sport in J. K. Rowling's famous Harry Potter series. It was a little dry at ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed byHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,HarryPotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince andHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as two books written specifically for Comic Relief and based on theHarry Potter novels:Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them andQuidditch Through the Ages. TheHarry Potter novels have now sold over 450 million copies worldwide and been translated into 72 languages. J.K. Rowling has generated huge popular appeal for her books across the generations in an unprecedented fashion: she was the first children's author to be voted the BA Author of the Year, and also to win the British Book Awards Author of the Year.

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