Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling - Paperback Book - The Parent StoreIn stock: Usually ships within hours. Your order will ship on or around the release date. For the first time, J. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions. Kate Greenaway-award winning artist Jim Kay has created over stunning illustrations, making this deluxe format a perfect gift as much for a child being introduced to the series, as for the dedicated fan.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Hardcover)
Great price! I purchased this book for my 12 year old and I will be purchasing the complete set for her bookclub. Price was great compared to the bookstore price. My daughter needed it as she became J K Rowling in her schoools wax museum. Ordered at Walmart.
Since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in , many publishers have created new editions of each book with new cover art provided by various illustrators. Bloomsbury is the British publication that has created both adult and children's covers. The adult edition usually depicts an object or place that plays a key part in the plot while the children's one features a major event in the book. Bloomsbury have commissioned many illustrators to design the cover. In , they had woodcut artist Andrew Davidson create new cover art for the paperback adult edition. Other artists commissioned by Bloomsbury to create full set of covers include Clare Melinsky and Jonny Duddle. The original covers by American publisher Scholastic usually depict an amalgam of objects and people from the book against a common backdrop.