Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

A look back at the first book in the magical series

Jun 01, 2010 | By TFK Staff

 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

THE PROBLEM:

Harry's enemy, Voldemort, is seeking the Sorcerer's Stone, a magical artifact that could make him immortal. Harry has to find it first-and get his homework done too.

QUIDDITCH UPDATE:

Harry makes his house team to play the broom-bound sport of wizards.

SCARY MONSTER:

Fluffy, a giant three-headed dog who guards the way to the stone.

MAGICAL GADGET:

The Mirror of Erised. Whoever gazs into it sees what he or she desires most in the whole world

DEFENSE AGAINST THE DARK ARTS TEACHER:

A position at Hogwards that no professor is able to hold for very long. This year it's Professor Quirrell, a meek, inoffensive man with a stutter-and a surprising dark side.

NEW SPELL:

Wingardium Leviosa. Your basic first-year levitation charm

WHAT HARRY LEARNS:

That wonderful, magical things lurk just beneath the ordinary.

NUMBER OF PAGES:

309

 

Click here to read about Book 2, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.