Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling audiobook

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

By J. K. Rowling
Produced by Listening Library
Read by Jim Dale

Blackstone Publishing, Listening Library (Audio), Penguin Random House 9780590353427

The Harry Potter Series: Book 1

8.50 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • $24.99

    ISBN: 9781524721251

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum and colorful faculty at his unusual school, Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny.

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Summary

Summary

A #1 New York Times bestseller

Shortlisted for the 1998 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize

Winner of the 2001 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum and colorful faculty at his unusual school, Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Harry is destined for greatness.” New York Times
“A charming, imaginative, magical confection of a novel.” Boston Globe
“Whether or not you've read about Harry, this unabridged audiobook brings his world to life. Reader Jim Dale brings an excellent range of voices to the characters.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“Jim Dale, with his fully voiced reading, brings the world of wizards to life in ways unimagined even by those who have read and re-read the book…Sometimes poignant, often funny, Dale’s interpretation of this enchanted other world is the consummate family-listening experience.” AudioFile
“A brilliantly imagined and beautifully written fantasy…Rowling’s wonderful ability to put a fantastic spin on sports, student rivalry, and eccentric faculty contributes to the humor, charm, and, well, delight of her utterly captivating story.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: J. K. Rowling

Author Bio: J. K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling is the author of the bestselling Harry Potter novels, which have sold more than 450 million copies worldwide in more than two hundred territories and have been translated into seventy-four languages and made into eight blockbuster films. She has also written two small volumes, which appear as the titles of Harry’s schoolbooks within the novels: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them and Quidditch through the Ages. Her Tales of Beedle the Bard quickly became the fastest selling book of 2008. As well as an OBE for services to children’s literature, Rowling is the recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees, including the Prince of Asturias Award for Concord, the French Legion of Honor, and the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award, and she has been a commencement speaker at Harvard University. She supports a wide number of causes through her charitable trust Volant and is the founder of Lumos, a charity working to transform the lives of disadvantaged children.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 8.50
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English