Quidditch Through the Ages

  • Filename: quidditch-through-the-ages.
  • ISBN: 1408880733
  • Release Date: 2017-01-12
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: J. K. Rowling
  • Publisher:



A perennial bestseller in the wizarding world and one of the most popular books in the Hogwarts School library,Quidditch Through the Ages contains all you will ever need to know about the history, the rules – and the breaking of the rules – of the noble sport of Quidditch. Packed with fascinating facts, this definitive guide by the esteemed Quidditch writer Kennilworthy Whisp charts the game's history from its early origins in the medieval mists on Queerditch Marsh, through to the modern-day sport loved by so many wizard and Muggle families around the world. With comprehensive coverage of famous Quidditch teams, the commonest fouls, the development of racing brooms, and much more, this is a must-have sporting bible for all Harry Potter fans, Quidditch lovers and players, whether the weekend amateur or the seasoned Chudley Cannons season-ticket holder. This brand new edition of the most famous sports book in the wizarding world pairs J.K. Rowling's original text, with gorgeous jacket art by Jonny Duddle and line illustrations throughout by Tomislav Tomic. A contribution from the sale of each book will go to Comic Relief.

Quidditch Through the Ages

  • Filename: quidditch-through-the-ages.
  • ISBN: 9781408803028
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 103
  • Author: J. K. Rowling
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing



An entertaining companion to the Harry Potter books, written by J.K. Rowling. Quidditch Through the Ages tells you all you could ever need to know about the history, the rules - and the breaking of the rules - of the noble wizarding sport of Quidditch. Including information about the game in Australia and New Zealand!

Quidditch Through the Ages

  • Filename: quidditch-through-the-ages.
  • ISBN: OCLC:939640588
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: J. K. Rowling
  • Publisher:



One of Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbooks written by J.K. Rowling under a pseudonym. It starts with the history of broomsticks, describes the evolution of Quidditch and includes the rules of the game, as well as a chapter on modern-day play.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Original Screenplay

  • Filename: fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-the-original-screenplay.
  • ISBN: 9781781107140
  • Release Date: 2016-11-18
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: J.K. Rowling
  • Publisher: Pottermore



When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone... Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. A feat of imagination and featuring a cast of remarkable characters and magical creatures, this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition for any film lover or reader’s bookshelf. The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will have its theatrical release on 18th November 2016.

Classic Books from the Library of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

  • Filename: classic-books-from-the-library-of-hogwarts-school-of-witchcraft-and-wizardry.
  • ISBN: 0439284031
  • Release Date: 2001-03-01
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Kennilworthy Whisp
  • Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books



Find out more about Harry Potter's world by reading two of his Hogwarts textbooks. Quidditch Through the Ages begins with the history of broomsticks, describes the evolution of Quidditch, and includes the rules of the game as well as a chapter on modern-day play. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the most complete A to Z listing of magical beasts that exists, and includes their classifications.

Quidditch Through the Ages

  • Filename: quidditch-through-the-ages.
  • ISBN: 0606396942
  • Release Date: 2017-03-14
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: Kennilworthy Whisp
  • Publisher: Turtleback Books



The most checked-out book in the Hogwarts Library, and a volume no Quidditch player or Harry Potter fan should be without! If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wan

Quidditch Through the Ages

  • Filename: quidditch-through-the-ages.
  • ISBN: 0747554714
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 56
  • Author: J. K. Rowling
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing



Did you know that there are 700 ways of committing a foul in Quidditch? Have you ever wondered how the Bludgers came into existence or why Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes? This copy of a volume in Hogwarts School Library contains everything you need to know.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

  • Filename: fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them.
  • ISBN: 1408880717
  • Release Date: 2017-03
  • Number of pages: 98
  • Author: J. K. Rowling
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens



Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter magic!A brand new edition of this essential companion to the Harry Potter stories, with a new foreword from J.K. Rowling, an irresistible new jacket by Jonny Duddle, illustrations by Tomislav Tomic and six new beasts!An approved textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamander's masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the Wizarding World. In this comprehensively updated edition, eagle-eyed readers will spot a number of new beasts and an intriguing new author's note. Scamander's years of travel and research have created a tome of unparalleled importance. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books - the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the Hungarian Horntail ... Others will surprise even the most ardent amateur Magizoologist. Dip in to discover the curious habits of magical beasts across five continents .'No wizarding household is complete without a copy' - Albus Dumbledore

Harry Potter s School Books

  • Filename: harry-potter-s-school-books.
  • ISBN: 0747574510
  • Release Date: 2004-05
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: J. K. Rowling
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens



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, why there are so few Erumpents, 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. Did you know that : there are 700 ways of committing a foul in Quidditch? The game first began to evolve on Queerditch Marsh? What Bumphing is? That Puddlemere United is 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 rules - and the breaking of the rules - of the noble wizarding sport of Quidditch.

Hogwarts Classics

  • Filename: hogwarts-classics.
  • ISBN: 1338097679
  • Release Date: 2016-06-28
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: J. K. Rowling
  • Publisher:



The Art of Speculation

  • Filename: the-art-of-speculation.
  • ISBN: 9781596056374
  • Release Date: 2006-10-01
  • Number of pages: 376
  • Author: Philip L. Carret
  • Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.



Even among Wall Street legends, Philip L. Carret is a giant, the founder of one of the first mutual funds-the Pioneer Fund, which debuted in 1928-and a fount of knowledge and experience whose investing wisdom is acclaimed to this day. This classic guide to the nuts and bolts of speculating in the market, assembled from a series of articles for Barron's, is still one of the best primers available for beginners... and an excellent brush-up lesson for old hands. In clear-eyed, down-to-earth language, Carret discusses: . what is speculation? . why the investor must speculate . how stocks resemble real estate . trading on margin . over-the-counter trading . how to find a reliable broker . the disadvantages of options . the secret of the "sure-thing speculation" . forecasting market swings . understanding a bull market . how to read a balance sheet . and much, much more. American entrepreneur and financial writer PHILIP L. CARRET (1896-1998) is also the author of Buying a Bond.

The Hogwarts Classics Box Set

  • Filename: the-hogwarts-classics-box-set.
  • ISBN: 1408883104
  • Release Date: 2016-06-30
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Joanne K. Rowling
  • Publisher:



FANTASY & MAGICAL REALISM (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). The Hogwarts Classics box set contains two essential wizarding works no Muggle home should be without. Regularly consulted by students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Quidditch Through the Ages is an indispensable and comprehensive guide to the popular wizarding sport. The Tales of Beedle the Bard is a collection of five fairy tales loved by generations of wizarding families, accompanied by wise, witty and learned notes from the esteemed Professor Albus Dumbledore. Both titles include illustrations from J.K. Rowling. A handsome addition to any magical library, these gorgeous, hardback gift editions of two magical classics from J.K. Rowling's wizarding world come in an irresistible slipcase, and make the perfect gift for any seeker of learning, Muggle or wizard. Every purchase will benefit two charities important to J.K. Rowling - Comic Relief and Lumos. Ages 9+

Quidditch Through the Ages

  • Filename: quidditch-through-the-ages.
  • ISBN: 9781781107188
  • Release Date: 2016-05-26
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: J.K. Rowling
  • Publisher: Pottermore



魔法界の昔ながらのベストセラー。ホグワーツの図書室でも大人気の『クィディッチ今昔』。この本を読めば、歴史やルール(と、ルール違反)など、クィディッチという高貴なスポーツについて、あまさず知ることができます。入門書の決定版ともいうべき魅力的なこの一冊は、クィディッチに造詣が深いことで有名な作家、ケニルワージー・ウィスプによって執筆されました。ケニルワージーは、図を使ってゲームの変遷を解説しています。クィアディッチ湿原でゲームの原型がはじまった中世の昔から、世界中の魔法使いとマグルがクィディッチを家族で楽しむようになった現代まで、長い歴史が明らかにされています。有名なチームや、よくある反則、競技用箒の発達など、様々な情報を網羅した本書は、「ハリー・ポッター」シリーズのファンや、クィディッチ愛好者や選手の必読書といっていいでしょう。週末だけのアマチュア選手の方も、〈チャドリー・キャノンズ〉の試合は絶対に見逃さないという年季の入ったファンの方も、きっとお楽しみいただけます。 電子書籍版の本体価格(※消費税を含まない小売価格)の15%以上が、子どもたちのより良い生活のために活動する慈善団体、コミック・リリーフとルーモスに寄付されます。寄付金総額の20%がコミック・リリーフに、80%がルーモスに割り当てられます。 コミック・リリーフとルーモスは、イギリスで慈善事業として登録されています。 [コミック・リリーフ登録番号:326568(イングランド/ウェールズ)、SC039730(スコットランド)] [ルーモス登録番号:1112575]

Quidditch Through the Ages

  • Filename: quidditch-through-the-ages.
  • ISBN: 9781781101728
  • Release Date: 2016-08-01
  • Number of pages: 101
  • Author: J.K. Rowling
  • Publisher: Pottermore



기원이 된 11세기의 퀴어디치 늪에서부터 오늘날 정교한 스포츠 경기까지, '퀴디치가 온갖 마녀와 마법사들을 어떻게 결속시켜주고 그로 인하여 우리도 함께 흥분과 승리와 (처들리 캐논을 지지해온 사람들에겐) 절망의 순간을 나누게 하는지 발견하라'고, 알버스 덤블도어 교수는 서문에 말한다. 퀴디치 시합의 심판은 한때 왜 가장 용감한 마녀와 마법사들만이 볼 수 있었는지 아는가? 또 트란실바니아 태클과 울롱공 쉬미를 어떻게 구별하는지 아는가? 이러한 궁금증을 해결해 줄 높은 인기를 구가하는 호그와트 라이브러리 책에서, 케닐워디 위스프는 퀴디치라는 굉장한 게임의 대담하고 위험한 실체를 낱낱이 보여준다.

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