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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.
When I started reading these books my parents weren't too happy at first because of all the "witchcraft" in them, but once my dad finally read one he understood why I loved... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Whitney Wallace
What can you say about Harry Potter....my nephew recently got turned on to the books and movies. I bought this used set and it was in excellent condition...he really liked it.Published 2 days ago by R. Ullman
The only bummer about these books is getting to the end and facing the fact that it was all make believe.Published 2 days ago by M. Diggs
Love these books. Ordered the paperback set for my children. However the cardboard bookcase that the books arrived in was badly damaged. As was the spine of two of the books. Read morePublished 2 days ago by E. Berg
This box looks incredible. People comment on it all the time when they come over. The handles on the side are extremely flimsy however, so be careful when handling them.Published 2 days ago by Tyler Collins
Nice set of paper back books for a gift and the cardboard surround keeps the books neatly togetherPublished 2 days ago by Kathleen L. Schatzel
The box is sturdy; the cover art is beautiful. Even the book covers feel soft and velvety, which is a great touch (and great to touch). Read morePublished 3 days ago by Tiffany Wang