Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Enjoy this multi-layered, interactive website, where you hear from the author herself.
Just how well do you know Harry's world? Test your knowledge with the quizzes (for the whole series) on this site.
One of the most popular fan sites.
Another very popular fan site.
Warner Bros has a Harry Potter iPhone app out that let's you compete in wizard duels!
A fan site looks at the origins of names of spells, people, creatures, and places found in the Harry Potter series.
Find out on this handy pronunciation guide.
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
This hugely successful film production, directed by Chris Columbus, was nominated for three Oscars.
Probably not for seriously devoted fans: this "mockumentary" puts a funny twist on the Harry Potter legend.
This phenomenal collection of interviews includes chats with Rowling, Jim Dale, Daniel Radcliffe, co-editor Arthur Levine, and director Chris Columbus.
Read the 1999 rave by Michael Winerip.
Check out this collection of Rowling-related articles that have appeared in the Times.
Transcript of a radio interview conducted by Diane Rehm.
Transcript of an interview with Rowling originally from scholastic.com.
A Cooperative Children's Book Center brief review and list of other original 1999 reviews, as well as a list of awards.
Watch J.K. Rowling's speech given at Harvard University's commencement on June 5th of 2008.
Watch an excerpt from a documentary about J. K. Rowling.
Watch an interview with J. K. Rowling.
Watch the trailer for the 2001 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)."
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."
Purchase and download the Audiobook from Random House Audio
Check out the vast Image Galleries at the Leaky Cauldron.
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?