Articles Tagged 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'

‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

‘Harry Potter’ Voted Britain’s Favorite Children’s Book

In not entirely surprising news today, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter has been voted by British readers as the nation’s favorite children’s book, in a poll held recently by the organization Booktrust. More specifically, it was the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – known as Philosopher’s Stone in the U.K. – that took the honors. Around 24,000 […]

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J.K. Rowling’s Handwritten Notes Up for Auction

When first re-reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, author J.K. Rowling went back and made some notes in the margins. Now, those notes, are up for auction. Rowling has added approximately 1000 words to the first-edition book revealing personal tidbits like her being inspired to create Quidditch based on her then-boyfriend’s temper over sports, […]