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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter Series, Book 1
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In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry, an orphan, lives with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley. One day just before his eleventh birthday, an owl tries to deliver a mysterious letter—the first of a sequence of events that end in Harry meeting a giant man named Hagrid. Hagrid explains Harry's history to him: When he was a baby, the Dark wizard, Lord Voldemort, attacked and killed his parents in an attempt to kill Harry; but the only mark on Harry was a mysterious lightning-bolt scar on his forehead. Now he has been invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where the headmaster is the great wizard Albus Dumbledore. Harry visits Diagon Alley to get his school supplies, especially his very own wand. To get to school, he takes the Hogwarts Express from platform nine and three-quarters at King's Cross Station. On the train, he meets two fellow students who will become his closest friends: Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Harry is assigned to Gryffindor House at Hogwarts, and soon becomes the youngest-ever Seeker on the House Quidditch team. He also studies Potions with Professor Severus Snape, who displays a deep and abiding dislike for Harry, and Defense Against the Dark Arts with nervous Professor Quirrell; he and his friends defeat a mountain troll, help Hagrid raise a dragon, and explore the wonderful, fascinating world of Hogwarts. But all events lead irrevocably toward a second encounter with Lord Voldemort, who seeks an object of legend known as the Sorcerer's Stone...

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry, an orphan, lives with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley. One day just before his eleventh birthday, an owl tries to deliver a mysterious letter—the first of a sequence of events that end in Harry meeting a giant man named Hagrid. Hagrid explains Harry's history to him: When he was a baby, the Dark wizard, Lord Voldemort, attacked and killed his parents in an attempt to kill Harry; but the only mark on Harry was a mysterious lightning-bolt scar on his forehead. Now he has been invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where the headmaster is the great wizard Albus Dumbledore. Harry visits Diagon Alley to get his school supplies, especially his very own wand. To get to school, he takes the Hogwarts Express from platform nine and three-quarters at King's Cross Station. On the train, he meets two fellow students who will become his closest friends: Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Harry is assigned to Gryffindor House at Hogwarts, and soon becomes the youngest-ever Seeker on the House Quidditch team. He also studies Potions with Professor Severus Snape, who displays a deep and abiding dislike for Harry, and Defense Against the Dark Arts with nervous Professor Quirrell; he and his friends defeat a mountain troll, help Hagrid raise a dragon, and explore the wonderful, fascinating world of Hogwarts. But all events lead irrevocably toward a second encounter with Lord Voldemort, who seeks an object of legend known as the Sorcerer's Stone...

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  • DOGO Books stonegoble - I read this series 4 years ago and I absolutley love it! I never thought I liked fiction ( only historical and realistic) but after reading this is changed how I viewed these kind of books. The book is about a boy named Harry Potter who has been brought up always knowing his parents passed away in a car crash. He has had to live for 11 years with his Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia and his plump cousin Dudley. During his stay he was never loved, never got to celebrate his birthday, and thats saying a lot compared to Dudley who whines that he only got 26 presents and not 27. In his mind what can be worse? Living in a cupboard under the stairs, never getting mail, Dudley stomping on his tiny called "bedroom". So the average day Harry picks up the mail to find a letter for no other that HIM HIMSELF , addressed Mr. H Potter "the cupoard under the stairs" 4 privet drive little whining surrey. And thats when it all starts, I WOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE TO WIN THIS BOOK AS I COLLECT THE NEW EDITIONS OF EACH HARRY POTTER AND I AM A MASSIVE FAN! I DRESSED UP AS GINNY WEASLEY FOR HALLOWEEN, I HAVE 4 WANDS BEEN TO THE HARRY POTTER THINGY AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS AND THE SET IN LONDON! I AM A BIG FAN AND I WOULD LOVE TO WIN THIS!
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