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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Deluxe Illustrated Slipcase Edition

Written by J.K. Rowling

Illustrated by Jim Kay

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Deluxe Illustrated Slipcase Edition Synopsis

An utterly enchanting feast of a book, this stunning collector's edition of the full-colour illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a volume to treasure for a lifetime. Brimming with rich detail and humour, Jim Kay's dazzling depiction of the wizarding world and much loved characters will captivate fans and new readers alike. In oil, pastel, pencil, watercolour, pixels and a myriad of other techniques, Jim Kay has created over 115 astonishing illustrations; there really is magic on every page. This beautiful, deluxe edition of J.K. Rowling's timeless classic features an opulent page size and an exclusive pull-out double gatefold of Diagon Alley; intricate foiled line art by Jim Kay on the real cloth cover and slipcase; gilt edges on premium grade paper; head and tail bands and two ribbon markers - the ultimate must-have edition for any fan, collector or bibliophile.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Deluxe Illustrated Slipcase Edition Press Reviews

Kay's illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a triumph - a book so alive it seems to jump, explode and slither out of your hands as you read * Telegraph * Seeing Jim Kay's illustrations moved me profoundly. I love his interpretation of Harry Potter's world, and I feel honoured and grateful that he has lent his talent to it * J.K. Rowling * Stunning ... Greenaway Medal winner Kay breathes incredible life into these much loved characters and locations, staying faithful to Rowling's vision but revitalising the story for a new generation * Bookseller *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408871874
Publication date: 1st March 2016
Author: J.K. Rowling
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 256 pages

About J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 450 million copies, been translated into 78 languages, and made into 8 blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief), and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos), as well as a film script inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. In 2012, J.K. Rowling's digital company Pottermore was launched, where fans can ...

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