Quidditch Through the Ages: Large Print Dyslexia Edition

Quidditch Through the Ages: Large Print Dyslexia Edition

by J.K.Rowling (Author)

Synopsis

A perennial bestseller in the wizarding world and one of the most popular books in the Hogwarts School library, Quidditch Through the Ages contains all you will ever need to know about the history, the rules - and the breaking of the rules - of the noble sport of Quidditch. Packed with fascinating facts, this definitive guide by the esteemed Quidditch writer Kennilworthy Whisp charts the game's history from its early origins in the medieval mists on Queerditch Marsh through to the modern-day sport loved by so many wizard and Muggle families around the world. With comprehensive coverage of famous Quidditch teams, the commonest fouls, the development of racing brooms, and much more, this is a must-have sporting bible for all Harry Potter and Quidditch lovers, whether the weekend amateur or the devoted Chudley Cannons fanatic. This large print, dyslexia-friendly edition of the most famous sports book in the wizarding world pairs J.K. Rowling's original text with gorgeous jacket art by Jonny Duddle and line illustrations throughout by Tomislav Tomic. Features to aid accessibility include RNIB-approved and dyslexia-friendly fonts and font sizes, tinted paper for glare reduction and maximum contrast, captions and detailed descriptions to accompany each illustration and themed navigational aids to assist the reader. A contribution from the sale of each book will go to Comic Relief and Lumos.

$19.04

Quantity

3 in stock

More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Published: 07 Feb 2019

ISBN 10: 1408894602
ISBN 13: 9781408894606
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years
Book Overview: The large print, dyslexia-friendly edition of the most famous sports book in the wizarding world - an irresistible read for all Harry Potter fans. Complete with gorgeous jacket art by Jonny Duddle and line illustrations throughout by Tomislav Tomic

Media Reviews
We're 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 *
Anyone who plays or watches Quidditch regularly will relish Mr Whisp's book * Albus Dumbledore *
A veritable treasure trove of hitherto unknown facts about the sport of warlocks * Bathilda Bagshot, author of A HISTORY OF MAGIC *
A thoroughly enjoyable book; Quidditch fans are sure to find it both instructive and entertaining * WHICH BROOMSTICK? *
Author Bio
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 London's West End in the summer of 2016. In 2012, J.K. Rowling's 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, France's Legion d'honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.