Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Author: J.K. Rowling
After his parents’ death Harry Potter lives at his aunt’s home where he is mocked by her husband, humiliated by their son and sometimes even left almost starving. But when Harry turns eleven a mail is delivered to him with an invite to Hogwarts – an unbelievable school for exceptionally gifted boys and girls where they study witchcraft. And there Harry Potter starts a new magical life full of challenges and is absorbed into a whirlpool of terrific adventures.
Joanne “Jo” Rowling, OBE FRSL (born 31 July 1965), pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. They have become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a series of films which is the second highest-grossing film series in history. Rowling had overall approval on the scripts and maintained creative control by serving as a producer on the final installment.