Adaptation of the first of jk rowling's popular children's novels about harry potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. J k rowling has received numerous awards for her writing harry potter and the philosopher's stone won the nestlé smarties book prize as well as the british book award for children's book. Saturday marks the 20th publishing anniversary of harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, the us version of jk rowling's first novel, which hit store shelves on sep 1, 1998on the list below. After the first-year exams, harry, ron, and hermione talk with hagrid and realize that he said too much about the sorcerer's stone to the mysterious stranger who gave him the dragon harry, ron, and hermione suspect that snape is after it.
In 1999, casting began for harry potter and the sorcerers (2001), the film adaptation of british author jk rowling's bestselling novel casting agents found emma through her oxford theatre teacher. My book report is on the book 'harry potter and the sorcerers stone' by jk rowling the main character harry potter, discovers that he not an ordinary boy, he is in fact, a wizard. Harry potter and the philosopher's stone is the first novel in the harry potter series written by j k rowling and featuring harry potter, a young wizardit describes how harry discovers he is a wizard, makes close friends and a few enemies at the hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry, and with the help of his friends thwarts an attempted comeback by the evil wizard voldemort, who killed. About jk rowling j k rowling was born in the summer of 1965 at yate general hospital in england and grew up in chepstow, gwent she left chepstow for exeter university, where she earned a french and classics degree.
Emma watson is best known for playing the character of hermione granger, one of harry potter's best friends in the 'harry potter' film franchise emma charlotte duerre watson was born on april 15. Harry potter and the philosopher's stone is a fantasy novel written by british author j k rowling the first novel in the harry potter series and rowling's debut novel , it follows harry potter , a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage on his eleventh birthday, when he receives a letter of acceptance to the hogwarts school of. In september 1998, 20 years ago, harry potter and the sorcerer's stone was published in the united states i was around harry's age at the time and like many kids, i was instantly hooked when i started reading jk rowling's debut book. Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone (also harry potter and the philosopher's stone) study guide contains a biography of jk rowling, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Here is a preview of what you will get: in harry potter and the sorcerer's stone , you will get a detailed summary of the novel click the buy now with one click button, and learn everything about harry potter and the sorcerer's stone.
J k rowling is the author of the beloved, bestselling, record-breaking harry potter series she started writing the 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. Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone (paperback) : rowling, j k : this special edition of harry potter and the sorcerer's stone has a gorgeous new cover illustration by kazu kibuishi inside is the full text of the original novel, with decorations by mary grandpré. As his year continues, an amazing movie adventure begins based on j k rowling's amazing book directed by chris columbus lucky nov 19, 2008 harry potter, an adopted orphan boy is living with his somewhat evil aunt and uncle, until one day, he's notified that he's a wizard.
Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone is the first installment of the harry potter film series, based on jk rowling's novel of the same name the story follows harry potter's first year at hogwarts as he discovers that he is a famous wizard and begins his magical education. Writing credits: jk rowling (novel), steve kloves (screenplay) the harry potter channel is the only official and largest collection of licensed movie clips from jk rowling's wizarding world. A short summary of j k rowling's harry potter and the sorcerer's stone this free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of harry potter and the sorcerer's stone.
Special note: for us customers purchasing the illustrated edition of harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, you will notice the text has not been converted to the americanized version of the original us releases (with the exception of changing all philosopher's stone mentions to sorcerer's stone. Hermione granger (click the character infographic to download)when we first meet hermione, harry and ron think she's super annoying she's loud and bossy and butts in all the time.
Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone (book) : rowling, j k : 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. Minister hermione jean granger (b 19 september, 1979) was a muggle-born witch born to mr and mrs granger, both dentists at the age of eleven she learned that she was a witch, and had been accepted into hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry. Harry potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by british author j k rowling the series chronicles the life of a young wizard, harry potter, the titular character, and his friends ron weasley and hermione granger, all of whom are students at hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry.