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‘Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone’ by J. K. Rowling

Author: J. K. Rowling

First Published: 1997

Genre: Fiction; Fantasy; Children’s

Series: Harry Potter

Number in Series: 1

Awards/Honours: National Book Award (UK); Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Medal; British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year; Booksellers’ Association / Bookseller Author of the Year; New York Times list of best-selling fiction

Notable Facts: J.K. Rowling’s debut novel. Translated into at least sixty-seven other languages. Made into a feature film. Adapted as a video game. Listed at number 22 on the BBC’s survey The Big Read in 2003.

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