A dazzling new edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, illustrated in brilliant colour by award-winning design studio MinaLima and featuring exclusive interactive paper-engineered elements, including a fold-out Hogwarts letter and more!
J.K. Rowling is best known as the author of the seven Harry Potter books, which were published between 1997 and 2007. The enduringly popular adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione have gone on to sell over 500 million copies, be translated into over 80 languages and made into eight blockbuster films. Alongside the Harry Potter series, she also wrote three short companion volumes for 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. J.K. Rowling collaborated with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany to continue Harry's story in a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened in London in 2016 and is now playing worldwide. In the same year, she made her debut as a screenwriter with the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first in a series featuring Magizoologist Newt Scamander, which was inspired by the original companion volume. J.K. Rowling has also written a standalone novel, The Casual Vacancy, and is the author of the Strike crime series under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Both have been adapted for television. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE and a Companion of Honour for services to literature and philanthropy. She lives in Scotland with her family. MinaLima is an award-winning graphic design studio founded by Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, best known for establishing the graphic style of the Harry Potter film series. Since founding their London-based studio in 2009, they continue to be involved in the Wizarding World franchise through numerous creative partnerships, from publishing to theme park design. More recently, Miraphora and Eduardo have returned to the Wizarding World as graphic designers of the Fantastic Beasts film series. MinaLima is internationally renowned for telling stories through design. The studio has brought its distinctive, colourful and interactive style to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as well as the MinaLima Classics series, reimagining a collection of much-loved tales including Peter Pan, The Secret Garden and Pinocchio.