When the book by J. Rowling hit shelves in the U. Rowling went on to write six Harry Potter sequels that became the basis of a film franchise consisting of eight movies, all of which retained their original titles. It took Rowling over five years to write the magical tale about the boy wizard. She initially had trouble selling her first-ever book to publisher's but it was eventually accepted by Bloomsbury Children's Books, a decision they would never regret.
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Sign In. Edit Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Showing all 3 items. There is an extended cut of the film running about minutes vs the theatrical version runs minutes. The deleted scenes added back into the movie are: Dudley's Uniform: Aunt Petunia dyes Dudley's old uniform gray so Harry could use it as his school uniform before Harry receives the letter from Hogwarts. Cracking Eggs: Aunt Petunia opens egg cartons and cracks them, discovering rolled up letters from Hogwarts addressed to Harry.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Rowling: A Bibliography is a book written by Philip W. It is a definitive bibliography of every book and manuscript published by J. Rowling , including the Harry Potter series , with the stated aim of recording fact and dispelling rumours about the publication history of Harry Potter. In addition to documenting Rowling's body of work, J. Rowling: A Bibliography contains information on Rowling's presence at auctions and scholarly reviews of Rowling's publications.
The first novel in the Harry Potter series and Rowling's debut novel , it follows Harry Potter , a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage on his eleventh birthday, when he receives a letter of acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry makes close friends and a few enemies during his first year at the school, and with the help of his friends, he faces an attempted comeback by the dark wizard Lord Voldemort , who killed Harry's parents, but failed to kill Harry when he was just 15 months old. The book was first published in the United Kingdom on 26 June by Bloomsbury.