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Quidditch through the ages / Kennilworthy Whisp ; illustrated by Emily Gravett ; text by J.K. Rowling.

Rowling, J. K., (author.). Whisp, Kennilworthy, (author.). Gravett, Emily, (illustrator.).

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through the Ages. This invaluable volume is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost daily basis. Now fully illustrated in brilliant color by award-winning artist Emily Gravett, this special new edition is a beautiful gift for Harry Potter fans and Quidditch enthusiasts alike.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J FIC ROWLING (Text) 33892100713404 Children's New Books Book None 12/03/2020 Available -
Hermiston Public Library J ROWL (Text) 37838000679720 Juvenile Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/02/2021 In process -
Pendleton Public Library X ROWLI (Text) 37801000673036 Juvenile Fiction Book System_Only_3months 01/08/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338340563
  • ISBN: 1338340565
  • Physical Description: xv, 143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First illustrated edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Kennilworthy Whisp is a fictitious author created by J.K. Rowling.
"Whizz Hard Books, 129B Diagon Alley, London." -- Title page.
"Lumos, Comic relief" -- Back cover.
"Wizarding World" -- Back cover.
Includes fold-out pages.
"A fully illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling's Quidditch through the ages (text originally published in 2001)" -- Provided by publisher.
Illustrations ©2020.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreward by Albus Dumbledore -- About the author -- The evolution of the flying broomstick -- Ancient broom games -- The game from Queerditch Marsh -- The arrival of the Golden Snitch -- Anti-muggle precautions -- Changes in Quidditch since the fourteenth century: Pitch ; Balls ; Players ; Rules ; Referees -- Quidditch teams of Britain and Ireland -- The spread of Quidditch worldwide -- The development of the racing broom -- Quidditch today.
Summary, etc.:
If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through the Ages. This invaluable volume is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost daily basis. Now fully illustrated in brilliant color by award-winning artist Emily Gravett, this special new edition is a beautiful gift for Harry Potter fans and Quidditch enthusiasts alike.
Subject: Rowling, J. K. > Sports > Juvenile fiction.
Rowling, J. K. > Characters > Juvenile fiction.
Potter, Harry (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Quidditch (Game) > History > Juvenile fiction.
Sports > Miscellanea > Juvenile fiction.
Sports in literature > Juvenile fiction.
Games > Juvenile fiction.
Wizards > Juvenile fiction.
Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Sports stories.
Sports > Fiction.
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization) > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Summary: If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through the Ages. This invaluable volume is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost daily basis. Now fully illustrated in brilliant color by award-winning artist Emily Gravett, this special new edition is a beautiful gift for Harry Potter fans and Quidditch enthusiasts alike.

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