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Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic

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Paperback / softback Edition 2017

A summary…

  • The perfect companion for all true Harry Potter fans
  • In association with the British Library and their latest exhibition
  • Learn all there is to know about the Harry Potter world

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 details

Author
British Library (3)
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing (999)
Language
English
Age
7-12 years
Year
2017
Format
Paperback / softback
Pages
144
Size
250 x 250 mm.
ISBN
9781408890776
Categories
fantasy, knowledge and current topics, fiction, non-fiction

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