Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic

Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic A Journey Through a History of Magic

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Synopsis

An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts that have been magically released from the archives at the British Library. This spellbinding book takes readers on a journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, including Herbology, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, Divination and more. Discover the truth behind making the Philosopher's Stone, create your very own potion and uncover the secret of invisible ink. Learn all about the history of mandrake roots and dragons, discover what witches really used their brooms for, pore over incredible images of actual mermaids and read about real-life potions, astronomers and alchemists. The perfect gift for aspiring witches and wizards and any Harry Potter fan. Celebrating twenty years of Harry Potter magic, and produced in association with the British Library to support their major exhibition, Harry Potter: A History of Magic.

Book information

ISBN: 9781408890776
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Imprint: Bloomsbury Children's
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 143
Weight: 772g
Height: 251mm
Width: 250mm
Spine width: 13mm