Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling - Paperback Book - The Parent StoreThis article or section needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. See How to Edit for help, or this article's talk page. The book was first published on 26 June ,  by Bloomsbury in London, and was later made into a film of the same name. The book was released in the United States under the name Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone , because the publishers were concerned that most American readers would not be familiar enough with the term " Philosopher's Stone ". However, this decision lead to criticism by the British public who felt it shouldn't be changed due to the fact it was an English book. He's never worn a Cloak of Invisibility , befriended a giant, or helped hatch a dragon. All Harry knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys , his horrible aunt and uncle , and their abominable son, Dudley.
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The first novel in the Harry Potter series and Rowling's debut novel , it follows Harry Potter , a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage on his eleventh birthday, when he receives a letter of acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry makes close friends and a few enemies during his first year at the school, and with the help of his friends, Harry faces an attempted comeback by the dark wizard Lord Voldemort , who killed Harry's parents, but failed to kill Harry when he was just 15 months old. The book was first published in the United Kingdom on 26 June by Bloomsbury. It won most of the British book awards that were judged by children and other awards in the US. The book reached the top of the New York Times list of best-selling fiction in August and stayed near the top of that list for much of and It has been translated into at least 73 other languages, and has been made into a feature-length film of the same name , as have all six of its sequels. Most reviews were very favourable, commenting on Rowling's imagination, humour, simple, direct style and clever plot construction, although a few complained that the final chapters seemed rushed.
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Bloomsbury Children's Edition Paperback and Hardcover. Back in the common room, Harry tells Hermione and Ron Voldemort's in the forest and that Snape wants the Stone to help Voldemort restore his powers. Harry, I saw Harry very very very clearly. Main article: Warner Bros.