Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)

by J.K.Rowling (Author)

Synopsis

A remarkable sequel to the best-selling Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Harry Potter is a wizard. He is in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Little does he know that this year will be just as eventful as the last even getting there is an adventure in itself! The three firm friends, Harry, Ron and Hermione, are soon immersed in the daily round of Potions, Herbology, Charms, Defence Against the Dark Arts, and Quidditch. But then horrible and mysterious things begin to happen. Harry keeps hearing strange voices, sinister and dark messages appear on the wall, and then Ron's sister Ginny disappears

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Published: Feb 1999

ISBN 10: 0747538484
ISBN 13: 9780747538486
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years
Book Overview: GOLD WINNER of the 1997 Nestle Smarties Book Prize (9-11yrs); WINNER of the British Book Awards' Children's Book of the Year 1997; WINNER of the Children's Book Award 1998 For a full list of prizes please see the website The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 350 million copies worldwide and been translated into 64 languages
Prizes: Winner of Whitaker Platinum Book Award 2001 and Children's Book Award 1999 and Children's Book Award: Long Novel Category 1999 and Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 1998 and Whitbread Prize (Children's Book) 1998 and Smarties Book Prize 9-11 Category 1998. Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 and Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 1998.

Media Reviews
'The most remarkable publishing sensation for a generation the story is told with such momentum, imagination and irrepressible humour that it can captivate both adults and children' Sunday Express 'I can honestly say I can't remember the last time I encountered an author who has had this effect on me. For the first time in years the book lives up to the hype perfection' Daily Express 'Extraordinarily vivid and exceptionally well-imagined' Independent on Sunday 'Rowling deserves all the plaudits that are being heaped upon her. For once, the word phenomenon is an understatement' Scotland on Sunday
Author Bio
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as two books written specifically for Comic Relief and based on the Harry Potter novels: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 325 million copies worldwide and been translated into 64 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.