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Marked Up Book on the Block for FirstBook

Posted by: Melissa
February 01, 2009, 01:46 AM

LeaveAMarkAuctions is currently auctioning off a copy of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone that has been marked up in the margins, primarily by Paul DeGeorge of Harry and the Potters. Paul provides color commentary, sketches and other ... additional detail ... throughout the book. Joe DeGeorge chimes in and our Frak of PotterCast provides several illustrations. I've also marked up a chapter at Paul's kind request.

You can bid on the book by pledging a certain amount in the comments; all proceeds benefit FirstBook, a wonderful organization whose aim is to provide low-income families with books.

Bidding is open until 11:59 p.m. on February 7, and the winner will also receive, naturally, a commemorative barf bag. The auction was put together by Shooting Stars.

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266 Points

Hey go on Harry and the Potters myspace check out their most recent blog!!! Some of Fraks pictures are up there!!! i want this book<33 It looks awesome!

Posted by KaraDawlish on February 01, 2009, 05:19 PM report to moderator
198 Points

This is sooooo cool! really amazing idea everybody! :)

Posted by SabrinaDrolet14 on February 01, 2009, 05:46 PM report to moderator
356 Points

It’s quickly soaring out of my price range which is too bad because it looks hilarious/awesome. I do hope that we’ll get to see more of it after the auction ends.

Posted by *H*ROAR Mudblood Proud on February 01, 2009, 07:37 PM report to moderator
3048 Points

I have to admit that I am awfully tempted to auction for this book; then I must remind myself that I am a poor college student and it is probably wiser to dedicate my money, shall we say, to other things. Congratulations to the person who does obtain this wonderful book!

Posted by Kirk on February 01, 2009, 07:42 PM report to moderator
356 Points

I love the thought bubbles above Harry’s and Scabber’s heads. Now that I’ve seen a Harry and a Ron from the book I really want to see a Hermione. This was a great idea to earn some money for a fantastic charity.

Posted by *H*ROAR Mudblood Proud on February 01, 2009, 07:59 PM report to moderator

I’m not sure if this is just me, but I clicked the link in this post and then the back button and I accessed someone elses myleaky profile/main page? Then I was clicking around trying to sign out and I came across someone elses page? I’m new to myleaky (I literally just registered), but I don’t think it’s normal to see "Welcome Back, (someone that’s not me) at the top of the main page? twice?

Posted by dee on February 01, 2009, 10:24 PM report to moderator
3115 Points

Poor college kids need not apply. The Bidding really jumped quickly out of my reach, ah well—it’s for a good cause!

Posted by Bre S. on February 02, 2009, 12:57 AM report to moderator
123 Points

Thats a really good idea. wish i was rich enough to bid :(

Posted by Kay on February 02, 2009, 03:56 AM report to moderator
15914 Points

I would love to have that! The one who would own it would be very lucky. :D

Posted by Mhæy™⌠R☺AR⌡ on February 02, 2009, 07:45 AM report to moderator
42 Points

awwww, that would be sooo cool to own, but i’m, like, SUPER broke at the moment.

Posted by sirius20_81 on February 02, 2009, 08:51 AM report to moderator
1973 Points

So cool! How I wish that I had money….

Posted by u on February 02, 2009, 09:57 AM report to moderator
358 Points

Sounds awesome!!!

Posted by Christine on February 02, 2009, 05:21 PM report to moderator
246 Points

Thats so cool!! :)

Posted by ElVampiro9878 on February 03, 2009, 10:57 AM report to moderator
489 Points

that is an awesome idea!!!! and the scans are so so cool!!!!! i wish i could bid……. the person who’ll get the book is really lucky!
it still amazes me how the magic world of jkrowling keeps on being an inspiration to do such marvellous things!!
great job you guys!!!!!

Posted by pigmypuffa [ROAR] on February 03, 2009, 01:27 PM report to moderator
541 Points

This is so amazing and such a good idea…..i want that book so much. too bad I am broke

Posted by DuckyLynn on February 03, 2009, 05:14 PM report to moderator
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