Author(s): J. K. Rowling
'Bhi conai ar mhuintir Dursley in uimhir a ceathair Privet Drive .'
The first words of J.K. Rowling's timeless classic are familiar to readers the world over as 'Mr and Mrs Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive .' Learners and lovers of the Irish language will delight in Maire Nic Mhaolain's sparkling Irish language translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which perfectly captures the wit and invention of the original, now reissued with stunning new cover art from Jonny Duddle.
It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON - with brand new children's editions of the classic and internationally bestselling series
I've yet to meet a ten-year-old who hasn't been entranced by its witty, complex plot and the character of the eponymous Harry Independent Spellbinding, enchanting, bewitching stuff Mirror Teachers say a chapter can silence the most rowdy of classes Guardian One of the greatest literary adventures of modern times Sunday Telegraph The Harry Potter stories will join that small group of children's books which are read and reread into adulthood TLS
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by the subsequent six titles in the Harry Potter series, as well as three books written for charity: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 450 million copies worldwide and been translated into 77 languages.