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Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone illustrated edition


I was just eleven-years-old when I, along with many others, obsessively watched my windows, hoping for an owl to pop in with a Hogwarts letter. It never happened and I was truly heartbroken. The realisation that I was not magic as I had hoped, was a tough one. In the years that followed, I still believed the letter was going to come and that I could also go to the place where many of my childhood adventures had taken place. Unfortunately I am still living in a muggle world.

It is amazing how the stories we grow up with manage to stick with us to the very end. Harry Potter is that story for me. I was a child when I started reading it and the books and films were gradually released while I grew up as well. Basically you could say that I grew up with Harry, which is why I don’t really want to let go of the story.

Luckily I won’t have to now, as a brand new edition of the first book has been released. This one is completely illustrated with magical scenes. It truly captures the enchantment the words alone have put on millions of readers world wide. I would very much recommend this book if you enjoy the world of Harry Potter, or if you just love really good art.

The illustrated edition is available worldwide now.

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Ingrid is the twenty-something owner of The Sassologist, who loves everything that has to do with pop culture. While she is one of many who is in the process of writing a novel, she is also currently in denial over not being a witch. Her Hogwarts letter has yet to arrive. In the meantime she writes about pop culture and dreams about unicorns.

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