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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Resources


Rowling's Official Website

Enjoy this multi-layered, interactive website, where you hear from the author herself.

Trivia Test

Just how well do you know Harry's world? Test your knowledge with the quizzes (for the whole series) on this site.

The Leaky Cauldron

One of the most popular fan sites.


Another very popular fan site.

There's an app for that…

Warner Bros has a Harry Potter iPhone app out that let's you compete in wizard duels!

What's in a name?

A fan site looks at the origins of names of spells, people, creatures, and places found in the Harry Potter series.

How do you pronounce "Expelliarmus"?

Find out on this handy pronunciation guide.

Harry Potter Lexicon

Everything you every wanted to know about the Harry Potter books. Check out the Wizard Atlas, the Quidditch Handbook, visit the Bestiary, get a Visitor's Tour of Hogwarts, or brush up on your Magical Theory and Muggle Studies. The Lexicon also has a massive encyclopedia of people, places, spells, potions, and more.

Movie or TV Productions

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, 2001

This hugely successful film production, directed by Chris Columbus, was nominated for three Oscars.

Harry Putter and the Sorcerer's Phone, 2007

Probably not for seriously devoted fans: this "mockumentary" puts a funny twist on the Harry Potter legend.


Read It All at the Leaky Cauldron

This phenomenal collection of interviews includes chats with Rowling, Jim Dale, Daniel Radcliffe, co-editor Arthur Levine, and director Chris Columbus.

Original New York Times Review

Read the 1999 rave by Michael Winerip.

NYT Special Collection of Articles

Check out this collection of Rowling-related articles that have appeared in the Times.

Interview with Rowling, 1999

Transcript of a radio interview conducted by Diane Rehm.

Interview with Rowling, 2000

Transcript of an interview with Rowling originally from scholastic.com.

CCBC Review

A Cooperative Children's Book Center brief review and list of other original 1999 reviews, as well as a list of awards.


J.K. Rowling's Words of Wisdom

Watch J.K. Rowling's speech given at Harvard University's commencement on June 5th of 2008.

A Year in the Life of J.K. Rowling

Watch an excerpt from a documentary about J. K. Rowling.

J.K. Rowling on the Today Show

Watch an interview with J. K. Rowling.

Movie Trailer

Watch the trailer for the 2001 movie.


Kids on Sorcerer's Stone Movie

An NPR Weekend Edition Saturday episode: "NPR's Margot Adler talks with kids in New York City about the recently released movie Harry Potter: The Sorcerer's Stone (based on the book by J.K. Rowling)."

Harry Potter Comes to America

From NPR's All Things Considered, 1998: " NPR's Margot Adler reports on a new series of children's books that have been at the top of Britain's best seller lists - and are making their way to the States. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is the work of author Joanne Rowling, whose work has been compared to Roald Dahl."

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Audiobook SPONSORED

Purchase and download the Audiobook from Random House Audio


Actors, Scenes, Legos, and More

Check out the vast Image Galleries at the Leaky Cauldron.

Book Covers!

Check out the book covers for the American, British, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish editions of Sorcerer's Stone. Which cover art do you like most?

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