Large Print Dyslexia Edition
Were delighted to have worked with Bloomsbury in reviewing the large print editions of the three Hogwarts Library books. We hope that these projects will encourage other publishers to follow in their footsteps and expand the market of accessible and inclusive books * RNIB * UKAAF is delighted that Bloomsbury has made such a great effort to make this book as accessible as possible to people with print impairments. Our aim is to improve both the availability and the quality of accessible formats in the UK, and this publication is another great step in that direction * UKAAF * Children with dyslexia should also be able to develop a passion for stories and reading, so I very much welcome this dyslexia-friendly version * Margaret Malpas, MBE, Vice President of the British Dyslexia Association * I am delighted to endorse this edition that has been specially adapted to enable those requiring larger print or those who may be dyslexic to enjoy and access fully the wonderful world of Harry Potter * Professor Amanda Kirby, University of South Wales, Medical Advisor to the Dyspraxia Foundation in the UK * A moralist, a magician and a great liberal, Beedle is to the wizarding world what Hans Christian Andersen is to Muggles (non-magical people). Refreshingly original and surprisingly satisfying. The Tales of Beedle the Bard contains all the playful humour and down-to-earth detail that makes her wizarding world so seductive * Sunday Times * Five enchanting tales told with the authors confident mixture of wit and wariness tell lessons for both children and parents alike * Sunday Express * The stories are simple, original, diverse, witty and wise ... a storytelling treat * Books for Keeps *
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 500 million copies, been translated into 80 languages, and made into eight 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 Lumos), and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos), as well as a screenplay inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which marked the start of a five-film series to be written by the author. She has also collaborated on a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, which opened in Londons West End in the summer of 2016. In 2012, J.K. Rowlings digital company Pottermore was launched, where fans can enjoy news, features and articles, as well as original content from J.K. Rowling. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE and Companion of Honour, Frances Lgion dhonneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.