The Resource Harry Potter : a journey through A history of magic

Harry Potter : a journey through A history of magic

Label
Harry Potter : a journey through A history of magic
Title
Harry Potter
Title remainder
a journey through A history of magic
Title variation
  • Journey through a history of magic
  • History of magic
Contributor
Host institution
Illustrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Complementing the British Library exhibit, provides an overview of the Hogwarts curriculum, covering thousands of years of magic history and displaying artifacts released from the Library's archives, previously-unseen materials, and items from throughout the world
  • "As the British Library unveils a very special new exhibition in the UK, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, readers everywhere are invited on an enchanting journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, and more in this book uncovering thousands of years of magical history. Prepare to be amazed by artifacts released from the archives of the British Library, unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, and incredible illustrations from artist Jim Kay. Discover the truth behind the origins of the Philosopher's Stone, monstrous dragons, and troublesome trolls; examine real-life wands and find out what actually makes a mandrake scream; pore over remarkable pages from da Vinci's notebook; and discover the oldest atlas of the night sky. Carefully curated by the British Library and full of extraordinary treasures from all over the world, this is an unforgettable journey exploring the history of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories."--Cover flap
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1170L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PR6068.O93 Z6865 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rowling, J. K.
  • Kay, Jim
  • Lomenech Gill, Olivia
  • British Library
  • Arthur A. Levine Books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rowling, J. K
  • Rowling, J. K
  • Rowling, J. K.
  • Potter, Harry
  • Rowling, J. K
  • Potter, Harry
  • British Library
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization)
  • Magic in literature
  • Wizards in literature
  • Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization)
  • Magic
  • Wizards
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Harry Potter : a journey through A history of magic
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Illustrations by J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, and Olivia Lomenech Gill
  • "This book is based on the British Library exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic"--Title page verso
  • "A collection of artifacts from the British Library exhibition in the UK Harry Potter, A History of Magic"--Front cover
  • "British Library"--Front cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The magical world of Harry Potter -- The journey -- Potions and alchemy -- Herbology -- Charms -- Astronomy -- Divination -- Defence against the dark arts -- Care of magical creatures -- Past, present, future -- The British Library -- J. K. Rowling
Control code
1889766
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
143 pages
Isbn
9781338267105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781338267105
  • (OCoLC)1001773792
Label
Harry Potter : a journey through A history of magic
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Illustrations by J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, and Olivia Lomenech Gill
  • "This book is based on the British Library exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic"--Title page verso
  • "A collection of artifacts from the British Library exhibition in the UK Harry Potter, A History of Magic"--Front cover
  • "British Library"--Front cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The magical world of Harry Potter -- The journey -- Potions and alchemy -- Herbology -- Charms -- Astronomy -- Divination -- Defence against the dark arts -- Care of magical creatures -- Past, present, future -- The British Library -- J. K. Rowling
Control code
1889766
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
143 pages
Isbn
9781338267105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781338267105
  • (OCoLC)1001773792

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