Welcome to the first book in the Harry Potter series, where we follow young wizard-in-training Harry Potter as he begins his journey at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. After a fateful encounter with a mysterious sorcerer named Rubeus Hagrid, Harry is taken into the care of Professor Dumbledore who enrolls him in Hogwart’s prestigious magical academy. Along with friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, Harry must overcome many obstacles along his way while learning about the powers that lie within him. With each turn of the page, this enchanting tale draws readers further into one of literature’s most beloved worlds.
For who is this book for ?
The Harry Potter series is for anyone who loves a good wizard story. It’s perfect for kids and adults alike, with its exciting plotlines and fascinating magical creatures. If you’re looking for an engrossing read that will take you to another world, look no further than the Harry Potter series.
- Engaging and exciting story that is perfect for all ages
- Richly detailed magical setting
- Well written with likeable characters
- It might be difficult for younger readers to follow
- The story can get a bit dark at times
- Some of the magical terminology may be confusing
Learn more about the author
J.K. Rowling is the internationally bestselling author of the Harry Potter series, as well as The Casual Vacancy and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She was born in Yate, England, to Peter and Anne Rowling and began writing stories at an early age. Joanne became a full-time mother when her daughter Jessica was born in 1993. In 1997, JKR conceived the idea for Harry Potter while on a train from Manchester to London King’s Cross Station.
“One of the most exciting, gripping and extraordinary books I’ve ever read.”
“This book is fantastic! If you are looking for a good children’s fantasy novel, this one should be at the top of your list.”
“This book is amazing! I can’t believe that it’s the first in a series; it reads as if it were written for adults. The characters are well-drawn and very likable, and the story is suspenseful without being dark or scary.”
“This is one series that will never get old. Rowling has a gift for keeping readers hooked until the very end.”