Best Selling Books by J. K. Rowling Author of The Harry Potter Series

Best Selling Books by J. K. Rowling Author of The Harry Potter Series

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Title: The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Harry Potter Series)

From J. K. Rowling, a new addition to the bookshelves of every Harry Potter fan: THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD

THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS. Now, thanks to Hermione Granger's new translation from the ancient runes, we present this stunning edition with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J. K. Rowling, and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore.

Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780545128285
Pages: 128
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Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1)

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry, an orphan, lives with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley.

One day just before his eleventh birthday, an owl tries to deliver a mysterious letter—the first of a sequence of events that end in Harry meeting a giant man named Hagrid. Hagrid explains Harry's history to him: When he was a baby, the Dark wizard, Lord Voldemort, attacked and killed his parents in an attempt to kill Harry; but the only mark on Harry was a mysterious lightning-bolt scar on his forehead.

Now he has been invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where the headmaster is the great wizard Albus Dumbledore. Harry visits Diagon Alley to get his school supplies, especially his very own wand. To get to school, he takes the Hogwarts Express from platform nine and three-quarters at King's Cross Station. On the train, he meets two fellow students who will become his closest friends: Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.

Harry is assigned to Gryffindor House at Hogwarts, and soon becomes the youngest-ever Seeker on the House Quidditch team. He also studies Potions with Professor Severus Snape, who displays a deep and abiding dislike for Harry, and Defense Against the Dark Arts with nervous Professor Quirrell; he and his friends defeat a mountain troll, help Hagrid raise a dragon, and explore the wonderful, fascinating world of Hogwarts.

But all events lead irrevocably toward a second encounter with Lord Voldemort, who seeks an object of legend known as the Sorcerer's Stone...

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780590353427
Pages: 320
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Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7)

Readers beware. The brilliant, breathtaking conclusion to J.K. Rowling's spellbinding series is not for the faint of heart--such revelations, battles, and betrayals await in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that no fan will make it to the end unscathed. Luckily, Rowling has prepped loyal readers for the end of her series by doling out increasingly dark and dangerous tales of magic and mystery, shot through with lessons about honor and contempt, love and loss, and right and wrong. Fear not, you will find no spoilers in our review--to tell the plot would ruin the journey, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is an odyssey the likes of which Rowling's fans have not yet seen, and are not likely to forget. But we would be remiss if we did not offer one small suggestion before you embark on your final adventure with Harry--bring plenty of tissues. The heart of Book 7 is a hero's mission--not just in Harry's quest for the Horcruxes, but in his journey from boy to man--and Harry faces more danger than that found in all six books combined, from the direct threat of the Death Eaters and you-know-who, to the subtle perils of losing faith in himself. Attentive readers would do well to remember Dumbledore's warning about making the choice between "what is right and what is easy," and know that Rowling applies the same difficult principle to the conclusion of her series. While fans will find the answers to hotly speculated questions about Dumbledore, Snape, and you-know-who, it is a testament to Rowling's skill as a storyteller that even the most astute and careful reader will be taken by surprise. A spectacular finish to a phenomenal series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a bittersweet read for fans. The journey is hard, filled with events both tragic and triumphant, the battlefield littered with the bodies of the dearest and despised, but the final chapter is as brilliant and blinding as a phoenix's flame, and fans and skeptics alike will emerge from the confines of the story with full but heavy hearts, giddy and grateful for the experience. --Daphne Durham
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780545139700
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Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2)

The Dursleys were so mean that hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And strike it does. For in Harry's second year at Hogwarts, fresh torments and horrors arise, including an outrageously stuck-up new professor, Gilderoy Lockheart, a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls' bathroom, and the unwanted attentions of Ron Weasley's younger sister, Ginny. But each of these seem minor annoyances when the real trouble begins, and someone--or something--starts turning Hogwarts students to stone. Could it be Draco Malfoy, a more poisonous rival than ever? Could it possibly be Hagrid, whose mysterious past is finally told? Or could it be the one everyone at Hogwarts most suspects...Harry Potter himself?
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439064873
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Title: Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set (Books 1-7)

Now for the first time ever, J.K. Rowlingu2019s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set! The Harry Potter series has been hailed as u201cone for the agesu201d by Stephen King and u201ca spellbinding sagau2019 by USA Today. And most recently, The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the u201cfastest selling book in history.u201d This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter fans of all ages!
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780545162074
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Title: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5)

In his fifth year at Hogwart's, Harry faces challenges at every turn, from the dark threat of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and the unreliability of the government of the magical world to the rise of Ron Weasley as the keeper of the Gryffindor Quidditch Team. Along the way he learns about the strength of his friends, the fierceness of his enemies, and the meaning of sacrifice.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439358071
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Title: The Casual Vacancy

<p class="null1">A big novel about a small town...

When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock.

Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war.

Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils...Pagford is not what it first seems.

And the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity, and unexpected revelations?

A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other.

Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780316228589
Pages: 512
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Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4)

The paperback edition of the legendary, record-breaking, best-selling fourth Harry Potter novel. Harry Potter is midway through his training as a wizard and his coming of age. Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup. He wants to find out about the mysterious event that's supposed to take place at Hogwarts this year, an event involving two other rival schools of magic, and a competition that hasn't happened for a hundred years. He wants to be a normal, fourteen-year-old wizard. But unfortunately for Harry Potter, he's not normal - even by wizarding standards. And in his case, different can be deadly.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439139601
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Title: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

As featured in the first year set texts reading list in harry potter and the philosopher's stone, fantastic beasts and where to find them is an extensive introduction to the magical beasts that exist in the magical, non-muggle world. Some of the animals featured in the a-z you will have already met in the existing harry potter books: for example hippogriff, flobberworm, kappa - others you certainly won't: read on to find out exactly what a chizpurfle is, or why one should always beware of the sinister lethifold ...as albus dumbledore says in his introduction, this set text book by newt scamander has given the perfect grounding to many a hogwarts student. It will be helpful to all muggles out there too ...on reading the book you will also find that harry, ron and (in one instance) hermione - couldn't resist grafittiing the book, and adding their own personal hand-written opinions.
Author(s): Rowling, J. K.
ISBN 13: 9781408803011
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Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter #3)

For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he has escaped, leaving only two clues as to where he might be headed: Harry Potter's defeat of You-Know-Who was Black's downfall as well. And the Azkban guards heard Black muttering in his sleep, "He's at Hogwarts...he's at Hogwarts." Harry Potter isn't safe, not even within the walls of his magical school, surrounded by his friends. Because on top of it all, there may well be a traitor in their midst.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439136365
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Title: Harry Potter y La Piedra Filosofal

Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. Harry Potter se ha quedado huerfano y vive en casa de sus abominables tios y del insoportable primo Dudley. Harry se siente muy triste y solo, hasta que un buen dia recibe una carta que cambiara su vida para siempre. En ella le comunican que ha sido aceptado como alumno en el colegio interno Hogwarts de magia y hechiceria. Alli aprendera trucos y encantamientos fabulosos, y hara un punado de buenos amigos... aunque tambien algunos temibles enemigos. Y, sobre todo, conocera los secretos que lo ayudaran a cumplir con su destino. / Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. At this unusual school, Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9788498386943
Pages: 256
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Title: Quidditch Through the Ages

That Puddlemere United is the 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 ...
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9781408803028
Pages: 103
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Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6)

The war against Voldemort is not going well; even the Muggles have been affected. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet . . . as with all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Harry receives some extraordinary help in Potions from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince. And with Dumbledore's guidance, he seeks out the full, complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort -- and thus finds what may be his only vulnerability.
Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780439785969
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Title: The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Harry Potter Series)

From J. K. Rowling, a new addition to the bookshelves of every Harry Potter fan: THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD

THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS. Now, thanks to Hermione Granger's new translation from the ancient runes, we present this stunning edition with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J. K. Rowling, and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore.

Author(s): J. K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9780545128285
Pages: 128
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Title: Hogwarts Classics (Harry Potter)

Inside the Hogwarts Classics boxed set, readers will find a pair of books treasured by students at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry: Quidditch Through the Ages, a comprehensive history of the game and its rules (just try to ignore the doodles of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and other Hogwarts students who couldn't resist); and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, translated from the ancient runes by Hermione Granger, with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J.K. Rowling and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore.
Author(s): J.K. Rowling
ISBN 13: 9781338097672
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