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J. K. Rowling is the author of the beloved, bestselling, record-breaking Harry Potter series. She started writing the series during a delayed Manchester to London King’s Cross train journey, and during the next five years, outlined the plots for each book and began writing the first novel. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was published in the United States by Arthur A. Levine Books in 1998, and the series concluded nearly ten years later with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, published in 2007. J. K. Rowling is the recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees including an OBE for services to children’s literature, France’s Légion d’Honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award. 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. J. K. Rowling lives in Edinburgh with her husband and three children.
Kazu Kibuishi is the creator of the New York Times bestselling Amulet series and Copper, a collection of his popular webcomic. He is also the founder and editor of the acclaimed Flight anthologies. Daisy Kutter: The Last Train, his first graphic novel, was listed as one of the Best Books for Young Adults by YALSA, and Amulet, Book One: The Stonekeeper was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Children's Choice Book Award finalist. Kazu lives and works in Alhambra, California, with his wife and fellow comics artist, Amy Kim Kibuishi, and their two children. Visit Kazu online at www.boltcity.com.
Mary GrandPré has illustrated more than twenty beautiful books for children, including the American editions of the Harry Potter novels. Her work has also appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic Monthly, and the Wall Street Journal, and her paintings and pastels have been shown in galleries across the United States. Ms. GrandPré lives in Sarasota, Florida, with her family.
I had avoided Harry Potter for many years because of my belief that it was overrated, childish garbage. I could not have been more wrong. Read morePublished 7 hours ago by Brad White
A very nice book holder came with the set. This makes it easy to use and store.Published 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
For the price, this book set is incredible perfect. My ten year old is just beginning to read this series and was beyond excited when it arrived. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Busy Mom
This review is not about the books. I bought this set for my daughter. This is about the trunk holding the hard cover books. It's made by cheap cardboard. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
I have never read the Harry Potter series before and bought this when it was on special. I was wondering if anyone knew how to make the trunk sturdier? Read morePublished 2 days ago by L.Starnes
son loves his new collection of Harry Potter..reieved on time..as described..would recommend..Published 3 days ago by Anonymous