Harry Potter

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, Oct 28, 2010 - Children's stories, English
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Since publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in 1997, the Harry Potter novels have sold 400 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 64 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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The Harry Potter series is a very interesting phenomenon. I can't recall any other single media work that has captured the attention of so many people worldwide in such a short period of time. I felt this book concluded the series *well*, and that is what I was hoping for more than anything else. Read full review

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I really enjoy Jim Dale's reading/performance of the Harry Potter series. He does an excellent job differentiating the characters and providing them with distinct voices. This was only my second time ... Read full review

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter 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 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as three books written for charity and inspired by the Harry Potter novels- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 400 million copies worldwide and been translated into 68 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. J.K. Rowling lives with her family i

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