Quidditch Through the Ages

Quidditch Through the Ages
Author : J. K. Rowling
Publisher :
Total Pages : 144
Release : 2017-01-12
ISBN 10 : 1408880733
ISBN 13 : 9781408880739
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quidditch Through the Ages Book Description:

A perennial bestseller in the wizarding world and one of the most popular books in the Hogwarts School library,Quidditch Through the Ages contains all you will ever need to know about the history, the rules – and the breaking of the rules – of the noble sport of Quidditch. Packed with fascinating facts, this definitive guide by the esteemed Quidditch writer Kennilworthy Whisp charts the game's history from its early origins in the medieval mists on Queerditch Marsh, through to the modern-day sport loved by so many wizard and Muggle families around the world. With comprehensive coverage of famous Quidditch teams, the commonest fouls, the development of racing brooms, and much more, this is a must-have sporting bible for all Harry Potter fans, Quidditch lovers and players, whether the weekend amateur or the seasoned Chudley Cannons season-ticket holder. This brand new edition of the most famous sports book in the wizarding world pairs J.K. Rowling's original text, with gorgeous jacket art by Jonny Duddle and line illustrations throughout by Tomislav Tomic. A contribution from the sale of each book will go to Comic Relief.

Quidditch Through the Ages

Quidditch Through the Ages
Author : J K Rowling
Publisher : Turtleback
Total Pages :
Release : 2001
ISBN 10 : 0606221417
ISBN 13 : 9780606221412
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quidditch Through the Ages Book Description:

An overview of the most popular sport in the wizarding world details required equipment and rules of play, examining the evolution of quidditch as well as the finer points of modern play.

Quidditch Through the Ages Illustrated Edition

Quidditch Through the Ages   Illustrated Edition
Author : J. K. Rowling
Publisher : Bloomsbury Children's Books
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2020-10-06
ISBN 10 : 152660812X
ISBN 13 : 9781526608123
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quidditch Through the Ages Illustrated Edition Book Description:

An essential companion to the Harry Potter series and a must-have for fans of all ages, this spectacular new full-colour edition of J.K. Rowling'sQuidditch Through the Ages brings together one of the world's best loved storytellers with the creative genius of Emily Gravett. A sumptuous visual feast of a book, the pages are bursting with glorious illustrations, handmade memorabilia and two spectacular gatefold spreads - a truly magical edition of this much loved wizarding classic. 'Oh, you wait, it's the best game in the world.' Ron Weasley Devoured by Harry Potter in his first year,Quidditch Through the Ages is consulted on a daily basis by the young witches and wizards at Hogwarts. Kennilworthy Whisp's sporting bible whisks readers through a whistle-stop tour of the wizarding world's favourite sport. Packed with trivia, tales of on-pitch antics, and Quidditch stars past and present, the sports almanac also contains comprehensive profiles of Quidditch teams loved by readers of the Harry Potter novels - Chudley Cannons, Puddlemere United, Vratsa Vultures and many more ... Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, Emily Gravett joins the illustrious team of hand-picked talent who have brought their illustration magic to the world of Harry Potter. Her wildly creative imagination has conjured a cornucopia of sporting memorabilia to surprise and delight. Lovingly created in a dazzling range of media - drawn, sewn, thrown - and infused with her trademark visual wit, these charming and funny handmade artworks are the perfect pairing for J.K. Rowling's humorous insights into the magical, airborne sport. Quidditch Through the Ages is published in aid of Lumos, an international children's charity founded in 2005 by J.K. Rowling, and Comic Relief.

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

The Tales of Beedle the Bard
Author : J. K. Rowling
Publisher :
Total Pages : 144
Release : 2017-01-12
ISBN 10 : 1408880725
ISBN 13 : 9781408880722
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Tales of Beedle the Bard Book Description:

The Tales of Beedle the Bard have been favourite bedtime reading in wizarding households for centuries. Full of magic and trickery, these classic tales both entertain and instruct, and remain as captivating to young wizards today as they were when Beedle first put quill to parchment in the fifteenth century. There are five tales in all: 'The Tale of the Three Brothers' Harry Potter fans will know fromHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows;'The Fountain of Fair Fortune', 'The Warlock's Hairy Heart', 'The Wizard and the Hopping Pot' and 'Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump' complete the collection. These narrative gems are accompanied by explanatory notes by Professor Albus Dumbledore (included by kind permission of the Hogwarts Headmaster's archive). His illuminating thoughts reveal the stories to be much more than just simple moral tales, and are sure to make Babbitty Rabbitty and the slug-belching Hopping Pot as familiar to Muggles as Snow White and Cinderella. This brand new edition of these much loved fairy tales from the wizarding world pairs J.K. Rowling's original text with gorgeous jacket art by Jonny Duddle and line illustrations throughout by Tomislav Tomic. The Tales of Beedle the Bard is published in aid of the Lumos (link to wearelumos.org), an international children's charity (registered charity number 1112575) founded in 2005 by J.K Rowling. Lumos is dedicated ending the institutionalisation of children, a harmful practice that affects the lives of up to eight million disadvantaged children around the world who live in institutions and orphanages, many placed there as a result of poverty, disability, disease, discrimination and conflict; very few are orphans. Lumos works to reunite children with their families, promote family-based care alternatives and help authorities to reform their systems and close down institutions and orphanages.

Classic Books from the Library of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Classic Books from the Library of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Author : Kennilworthy Whisp
Publisher : Arthur A. Levine Books
Total Pages :
Release : 2001-03-01
ISBN 10 : 0439284031
ISBN 13 : 9780439284035
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Classic Books from the Library of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Book Description:

Find out more about Harry Potter's world by reading two of his Hogwarts textbooks. Quidditch Through the Ages begins with the history of broomsticks, describes the evolution of Quidditch, and includes the rules of the game as well as a chapter on modern-day play. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the most complete A to Z listing of magical beasts that exists, and includes their classifications.

Quidditch Through the Ages The Illustrated Edition

Quidditch Through the Ages  The Illustrated Edition
Author : J. K. Rowling
Publisher : Scholastic Incorporated
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2020-10-06
ISBN 10 : 1338340565
ISBN 13 : 9781338340563
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quidditch Through the Ages The Illustrated Edition Book Description:

The definitive guide to the most popular sport in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Emily Gravett If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through the Ages. This invaluable volume is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost daily basis. Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Comic Relief and Lumos, who will use your money to continue improving and changing lives -- work that is even more important and astonishing than the three and a half second capture of the Golden Snitch by Roderick Plumpton in 1921. Now fully illustrated in brilliant color by award-winning artist Emily Gravett, this special new edition is a beautiful gift for Harry Potter fans and Quidditch enthusiasts alike.

The Harry Potter Companion

The Harry Potter Companion
Author : Acascias Riphouse
Publisher : Virtualbookworm Publishing
Total Pages : 537
Release : 2004-07
ISBN 10 : 1589395824
ISBN 13 : 9781589395824
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Harry Potter Companion Book Description:

This is a magical, unofficial companion to the "Harry Potter" series that will help you enjoy the adventures more thoroughly. Learn about the wizard lifestyle, get to know Hogwarts inside and out and discover everything you ever wanted to know about Animagi. Descriptions, definitions, maps, timelines and additional commentary will guide you every step of the way.

Entertainment Arts and Sports Law

Entertainment  Arts  and Sports Law
Author :
Publisher :
Total Pages :
Release : 2009
ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105134420152
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Book Description:

The Hogwarts Library Collection

The Hogwarts Library Collection
Author : J.K. Rowling
Publisher : Pottermore Publishing
Total Pages : 350
Release : 2017-09-01
ISBN 10 : 9781781109236
ISBN 13 : 1781109230
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hogwarts Library Collection Book Description:

A collection of three books treasured by users of the great library at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander's masterful work on magical creatures; Quidditch Through the Ages, a comprehensive history of the game and its rules; and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, with an introduction and illustrations by J.K. Rowling and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. A treasure trove of magical facts and fairy tales, the Hogwarts Library Collection is an essential companion to the Harry Potter series. This collection includes the updated edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword from J.K. Rowling (writing as Newt Scamander) and six new beasts! Comic Relief, operating name Charity Projects, is a registered charity in the UK with charity nos. 326568 (England/Wales) and SC039730 (Scotland). Lumos Foundation is a registered charity in the UK with no. 1112575 (England/Wales) and in the USA (EIN 47-2301085). Both organisations work across the UK and globally helping children and young people have a better life. 15% of the proceeds* received by Pottermore Limited from the Fantastic Beasts and the Quidditch Through the Ages ebooks will be made available to the charities and will be shared 20% for Comic Relief and 80% for Lumos Foundation. At least 90% of the proceeds* received by Pottermore Limited from the Beedle the Bard ebook will be made available by the publisher to Lumos Foundation. *Proceeds means the cash-price or cash-equivalent price less sales taxes.

Warner Bros Entertainment Inc J K Rowling V Rdr Books and 10 Does

Warner Bros  Entertainment  Inc    J  K  Rowling V  Rdr Books and 10 Does
Author : District Court S Us District Court Sdny
Publisher : Nimble Books LLC
Total Pages : 70
Release : 2010-08
ISBN 10 : 9781608880164
ISBN 13 : 1608880168
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Warner Bros Entertainment Inc J K Rowling V Rdr Books and 10 Does Book Description:

This case is an essential reference for any author or publisher who is considering the publicati0n of an unauthorized book that complements or comments upon copyrighted material by another author. In this case, J. K. Rowling and Warner Brothers prevailed against RDR Books, which had published an unauthorized "companion guide" that relied very heavily on "fictional facts" created by J. K. Rowling in the Harry Potter series.