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Also by J.K. Rowling:

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, August 2016
Hardcover
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition, October 2015
Hardcover
Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, September 2013
Paperback (reprint)
Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, September 2013
Paperback (reprint)
Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince, September 2013
Paperback (reprint)
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, September 2013
Paperback (reprint)
Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, September 2013
Paperback (reprint)
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, September 2013
Paperback (reprint)
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone, September 2013
Paperback (reprint)
The Casual Vacancy, January 2013
Paperback
The Casual Vacancy, October 2012
Hardcover
The Tales of Beedle the Bard, December 2008
Trade Size
Harry Potter Hardcover Boxed Set (Books 1-7), October 2007
Hardcover
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, August 2007
Hardcover
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, August 2007
Audio CD
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, July 2005
Audio CD
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, July 2005
Hardcover
Harry Potter Boxed Set, September 2004
Paperback (reprint)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, June 2003
Hardcover
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, June 2003
Audio CD
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, September 2002
Trade Size (reprint)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, July 2000
Audio CD
Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire, July 2000
Hardcover
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, February 2000
Audio CD
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, December 1999
Audio CD
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, December 1999
Audio CD
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, September 1999
Hardcover
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, June 1999
Hardcover
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, September 1998
Hardcover

The Tales of Beedle the Bard
J.K. Rowling


A Wizarding Classic From the World of Harry Potter

Scholastic
December 2008
On Sale: December 4, 2008
ISBN: 0545128285
EAN: 9789780545123
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$12.99
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Paranormal | Young Adult

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers’ attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Now, thanks to Hermione Granger’s new translation from the ancient runes, we present this stunning edition with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J. K. Rowling, and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. Never before have Muggles been privy to these richly imaginative tales: “The Wizard and the Hopping Pot,” “The Fountain of Fair Fortune,” “The Warlock’s Hairy Heart,” “Babbitty Rabbitty and Her Cackling Stump,” and of course, “The Tale of the Three Brothers.” But not only are they the equal of fairy tales we now know and love, reading them gives new insight into the world of Harry Potter.

The stories are accompanied by delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by Ms. Rowling herself, featuring a still-life frontispiece for each one. Professor Dumbledore’s commentary—apparently written some eighteen months before his death—reveals not just his vast knowledge of Wizarding lore, but also more of his personal qualities: his sense of humor, his courage, his pride in his abilities, and his hard-won wisdom. Names familiar from the Harry Potter novels sprinkle the pages, including Aberforth Dumbledore, Lucius Malfoy and his forebears, and Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington (or “Nearly Headless Nick”), as well as other professors at Hogwarts and the past owners of the Elder Wand. Dumbledore tells us of incidents unique to the Wizarding world, like hilariously troubled theatrical productions at Hogwarts or the dangers of having a “hairy heart.” But he also reveals aspects of the Wizarding world that his Muggle readers might find all too familiar, like censorship, intolerance, and questions about the deepest mysteries in life.

Altogether, this is an essential addition to our store of knowledge about the world and the magic that J. K. Rowling has created, and a book every true Harry Potter fan will want to have for their shelves.

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