Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone

By J. K. Rowling

This is the book that started it all! The first in the magical and spellbinding series about J. K. Rowling’s wizard hero, Harry Potter, that cast a spell over millions of readers, both young and old, across the globe.
~ Her Majesty, The Queen Consort

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Publish Date: 1997 Awards: 1998 British Book Awards – Children’s Book of the Year

Children’s book.

The seven books of the saga tell the story of young Harry Potter, who, on his eleventh birthday, discovers he is a wizard and is sent to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The saga follows Harry, accompanied by his loyal friends Ron and Hermione, as he struggles to defeat Lord Voldemort, a dark wizard intent on subjugating all wizards and muggles (the non-magical people).