Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the first novel of the much appreciated Harry Potter series. An abridged version of the same novel, this book has been brought out by Bloomsbury Press for children aged between eight and twelve years.
The story unfolds with a letter arriving for Harry Potter, a simple boy, that brings with it a dark secret. The letter reveals to Harry Potter that both his parents were wizards and were killed by a Dark Lord’s curse when he was just a baby.
J K Rowling
J.K. Rowling is the author of the much-loved series of seven Harry Potter novels, originally published between 1997 and 2007.