J. K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified... Read More
Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. Minimize
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708 Reviews from Epinions.com
May 27, 2003
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - The Book That Started It All
Pros: Delightfully engrossing story that came to life. The book got children reading.
Cons: None for me
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was a wonderful first book in a series by J.K. Rowling. It is considered a children's book, but adults can enjoy it too. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 3, 2008
Harry Potter: such a controversial little boy
Pros: Introduction to a truly magical world
Cons: Gives the impression that the whole series will be suitable for young children
This is a wonderful fantasy, but I wouldn't recommend getting really young kids hooked, because the series gradually gets darker Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 17, 2001
Despite That "Hogwart's" Sounds Like a Venereal Disease, This is Still a Must-Read
Pros: Rowlings use of names, imagination, fun, and well-established themes of friendship
Cons: I tried to jump off my roof riding a broom. THAT stings.
Sets the storyline for the Harry Potter series of novels...a slower start than the other books, but still a well-written, enjoyable read. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 3, 2008
The Magic Starts Here: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Pros: Characters; setting; humor; themes. A wonderful read-aloud!
Cons: Their huge popularity sometimes turns potential readers (who might really enjoy them) off.
"He'll be famous--a legend--I wouldn't be surprised if today was known as Harry Potter day in the future--there will be books written about Harry --" "Exactly," said Dumbledore...
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Sep 9, 2001
Harry Potter - My Kids Favorite Book
Pros: Great detail. Great story. Written from a kids perspective.
Cons: A little scary at times.
Great for Kids! Great for Adults! Adventure, Fantasy, Magic! Let Your Imagination Run Wild!! Read More at Epinions.com
May 11, 2008
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. A book that transforms kids into readers.
Pros: A true Masterpiece.
Cons: Attracts nutters from their hiding places.
First of the brilliant Septology that changed a nation of couch potatos into readers. Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 24, 2008
Why did I Wait so Long?
Pros: Strong characters, fun, action packed, never boring
If you haven't read this book, you definitely need to find a copy. It's incredible! Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 24, 2003
Harry Potter - J. K. Rowling Waves her Magic Pen
Pros: One of the best books for kids ever written.
Cons: Keeps you up late at night hanging on every word.
I can see why the kids went wild for Harry Potter. It's a great book for all ages. Read More at Epinions.com
May 19, 2003
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer Who's Stoned
Pros: Great beginning book, wonderful and realistic characters, nice humor, no age level
Cons: some words may be hard to pronounce for people
hee hee Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 27, 2000
Pros: wonderful characters and unpredictable plot
Cons: can't put it down!
A great first installment in a brilliant series. Don't miss it! Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 4, 2000
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Dungeons, Dragons and Wizards.
Pros: Great characters, holds your attention well. Great for children or adults.
Cons: I had to put the book down to sleep.
Great series for any age. Read More at Epinions.com