Bloomsbury, in association with the Children's High Level Group, is delighted to announce The Tales of Beedle the Bard, the first new book from J. K. Rowling since the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The Tales of Beedle the Bard played a crucial role in assisting Harry, aided by his friends Ron and Hermione, to finally defeat Lord Voldemort. Fans will be thrilled to have this opportunity to read the tales in full. The tales are an exciting addition to the canon of Harry Potter and reveal the wonderful versatility of the author, as she tackles with relish the structure and varying tones of a classic fairy tale. There are five tales: 'The Tale of the Three Brothers', which is recounted in Deathly Hallows, plus 'The Fountain of Fair Fortune', 'The Warlock's Hairy Heart', 'The Wizard and the Hopping Pot', and 'Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump'. Each has its own magical character and will bring delight, laughter and the thrill of mortal peril.
Translated from the original runes by Hermione Granger, the tales are introduced and illustrated by J. K. Rowling. Also included are notes by Professor Albus Dumbledore, which appear by generous permission of the Hogwarts Headmasters' Archive.
CHLG is a charity co-founded by J. K. Rowling and Emma Nicholson MEP and campaigns to protect and promote children's rights and make life better for vulnerable young people. The Children's High Level Group is a charity established under English law. Registered Charity Number: 1112575.
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- Inbunden (hardback)
- Språk: Engelska
- Läsålder: 12-15 år
- Antal sidor: 128
- Utg.datum: 2008-08-02
- Utmärkelser: Shortlisted for Galaxy British Book Awards: WHSmith Children's Book of the Year 2009.
- Förlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Medarbetare: Rowling, J. K. (ill.)
- Illustratör/Fotograf: J K Rowling
- Illustrationer: Illustrations
- Dimensioner: 185 x 130 x 12 mm
- Vikt: 160 g
- Antal komponenter: 1
- ISBN: 9780747599876
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'The stories are simple, original, diverse, witty and wise This is a book for families to share a storytelling treat' Books for Keeps
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Since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in 1997, the Harry Potter novels have sold 400 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 65 languages. J. K. Rowling has generated huge popular appeal for her books across the generations in an unprecedented fashion: she was the first children's author to be voted the BA Author of the Year, and also to win the British Book Awards Author of the Year. J. K. Rowling lives with her family in Edinburgh.
The Tale of the Three Brothers; The Fountain of Fair Fortune; The Warlock's Hairy Heart; The Wizard and the Hopping Pot; Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump.