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Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Leaky Coverage of Cover-to-Cover Day

Posted by: Melissa
September 24, 2008, 03:09 PM

Leaky was on hand at yesterday’s cover-to-cover celebration of the 10-year-anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone; in addition to the many great photos sent to us by readers, we have now added a bunch of our own starting on this page in the gallery. Also, enjoy the following videoContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Harry Potter "Cover to Cover" Day Today

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2008, 10:19 AM

A reminder that the special Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Read-a-thon is taking place today at the Scholastic store in New York. “Cover to Cover” Day is due to begin shortly at 8am, where people will take turns reading from the tenth anniversary edition of the first Harry Potter novel,Continued...

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Scholastic Updates with Special Guests, Video of Prep for Cover to Cover Day

Posted by: sue
September 18, 2008, 12:53 PM

Previously we told you that Scholastic would be holding a special read-a-thon to celebrate the release of the Tenth Anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” This Cover to Cover event is to be held next week in New York City at the Scholastic store on Tuesday,Continued...

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Scholastic Updates Site with New Video, "Sorcerer's Stone" Shipping Early

Posted by: sue
September 11, 2008, 03:02 AM

Previously we told you that Scholastic was issuing a special 10th Anniversary edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone that was due to be released on September 23. Today however, this TLC editor got word her copy pre-ordered from Amazon.com had already been shippedContinued...

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Scholastic Celebrates Anniversary with "Cover to Cover" Readathon Webcast

Posted by: Melissa
August 20, 2008, 02:42 PM

To celebrate the 10-year-anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Scholastic is holding a live read-a-thon at their New York City store on Sept. 23. Fans of all ages are invited to sit in the throne that J.K. Rowling used at her CarnegieContinued...

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Reminder: 10th Anniversary "Sorcerer's Stone" Due Next Month

Posted by: sue
August 20, 2008, 12:10 PM

A reminder today that just over a month from now on September 23, Scholastic will issue the special ten year anniversary edition of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” In preparation for the release, US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic have now added a special bookmarkContinued...

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Cauldron Shop Update: Sale on Deluxe "Deathly Hallows", Pre-Order Anniversary "Sorcerer's Stone"

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2008, 10:56 PM

If you are looking to do a bit of reading this summer, have we got a deal for you. The US Hardcover Deluxe edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows from Scholastic is currently on sale this weekend in our Cauldron Shop, at a very low price of $13.00Continued...

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Actor Daniel Craig Buys Uncorrected Harry Potter Proof at British Movie Auction

Posted by: sue
June 18, 2008, 06:34 PM

Previously we told you of the Great British Movie auction that was to include several rare props from the Harry Potter films as well as a uncorrected proof of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling. That event was held in London, with JamesContinued...

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Potter Book and Movie Props Part of Auction to Benefit Film School in UK

Posted by: sue
June 12, 2008, 09:48 PM

Several items from the world of Harry Potter are due to be part of the Great British Movie Event, an auction being held to help the National Film and Television School in the UK. Along with actor Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) and UK audio book narrator Stephen Fry , OotP and HBPContinued...

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Winner of the Remember the Magic Contest Announced

Posted by: Edward
June 07, 2008, 02:59 PM

Previously, we announced the Remember the Magic Contest which asked you to write a vignette of the sights, sounds, smells, and feelings Harry encounters the first time walking through Diagon Alley. After receiving many splendid entries, the winner of this contest has been chosen and is ready toContinued...

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Pre-Order Anniversary Sorcerer's Stone, New Interview with Cover Artist

Posted by: sue
May 30, 2008, 06:07 PM

Previously we told you Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels were issuing a special 10th anniversary edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone that would contain new material from author J.K. Rowling. You can now pre-order the book, here viaContinued...

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"Philosopher's Stone" Publication Included on List of Top Cultural Moments in Britain

Posted by: Edward
May 22, 2008, 03:19 PM

The Press Association of the UK is reporting that the first novel in J. K. Rowling’s series, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” was named the third ‘Top Cultural Moment’ of the past twenty-one years in Britain via aContinued...

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Scholastic Set to Publish 10th Anniversary Sorcerer's Stone

Posted by: Melissa
May 20, 2008, 03:54 PM

Harry Potter U.S. publisher Scholastic has announced plans today to release a special edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on September 23 to celebrate the 10-year anniversaryContinued...

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Rediscover the Magic of "Sorcerer's Stone" In Our Reading Groups

Posted by: Edward
May 15, 2008, 03:54 PM

Once again our one of a kind Leaky Lounge Reading Groups have opened their doors and begun sorting for their latest round of community book club readings. This time around we will be going back to where it all started with a reading of the first book in author J. K. Rowling’sContinued...

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Harry Potter to Disapparate from the New York Times Bestseller List

Posted by: Melissa
May 01, 2008, 08:49 PM

Next week, for the first time in almost nine and a half years, Harry Potter will not appear on the New York Times bestseller list.. The New York Times’s article reminds readers that it first appeared on December 27, 1998, and that after a year and a half with the books cloggingContinued...