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Author Rowling, J. K., author.
Title Quidditch through the ages / Kennilworthy Whisp ; text by J.K. Rowling ; illustrated by Emily Gravett.
Pub Info New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., 2020.
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Edition First illustrated edition.
Descript xv, 143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
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Note Kennilworthy Whisp is a fictitious author created by J.K. Rowling.
"Whizz Hard Books, 129B Diagon Alley, London." -- Title page.
"Kennilworthy Whisp" -- Cover.
"With an introduction by Albus Dumbledore" -- Back cover.
"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.
Contents 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 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.
Add Author Whisp, Kennilworthy, author.
Gravett, Emily, illustrator.
ISBN 9781338340563
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