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The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry But just as he s packing his bags Harry receives a warning from a strange impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts disaster will strike And strike it does For in Harry s second year at Hogwarts fresh torments and horrors arise including an outrageously stuck-up new professor Gilderoy Lockhart a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls bathroom and the unwanted attentions of Ron Weasley s younger sister Ginny But each of these seem minor annoyances when the real trouble begins and someone -- or something -- starts turning Hogwarts students to stone Could it be Draco Malfoy a more poisonous rival than ever Could it possibly be Hagrid whose mysterious past is finally told Or could it be the one everyone at Hogwarts most suspects Harry Potter himself
The Eighth Story Nineteen Years Later Based on an original new story by J K Rowling Jack Thorne and John Tiffany a new play by Jack Thorne Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage The play will receive its world premiere in London s West End on July 30 2016 It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic a husband and father of three school-age children While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted As past and present fuse ominously both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth sometimes darkness comes from unexpected places
The pressure s really piling up on Greg Heffley His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his creative side As if that s not scary enough Halloween s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms it sparks an idea Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie and will he become rich and famous in the process Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg s troubles
Beep Beep It s Halloween Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a costume party Lift the flaps in this large sturdy board book to find out who s dressed up in each costume Will Blue wear a costume too With the delightful rhymes and signature illustration style that made Little Blue Truck a household name Blue s new adventure is full of festive costumes fall colors and plenty of Halloween fun
Now for the first time ever J K Rowling s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set The Harry Potter series has been hailed as one for the ages by Stephen King and a spellbinding saga by USA Today And most recently The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the fastest selling book in history This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter fans of all ages
For the first time J K Rowling s beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions Kate Greenaway-award-winning artist Jim Kay has created over 100 stunning illustrations making this deluxe format a perfect gift as much for a child being introduced to the series as for the dedicated fan Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground He knows no spells has never helped to hatch a dragon and has never worn a cloak of invisibility All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys his horrible aunt and uncle and their abominable son Dudley -- a great big swollen spoiled bully Harry s room is a tiny closet at the foot of the stairs and he hasn t had a birthday party in eleven years But all that is about to change when a mysterious letter arrives by owl messenger a letter with an invitation to an incredible place that Harry -- and anyone who reads about him -- will find unforgettable
Your little one will soon learn some essential first words and pictures with this bright board book There are 100 color photographs to look at and talk about and 100 simple first words to read and learn too The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading and the cover is softly padded for little hands to hold
A 1 New York Times bestseller this innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist actor B J Novak will turn any reader into a comedian You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious Except here s how books work Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud Even if the words say BLORK Or BLUURF Even if the words are a preposterous song about eating ants for breakfast or just a list of astonishingly goofy sounds like BLAGGITY BLAGGITY and GLIBBITY GLOBBITY Cleverly irreverent and irresistibly silly The Book with No Pictures is one that kids will beg to hear again and again And parents will be happy to oblige
This comprehensive guide book is an absolute must-have for Pok mon Trainers of all ages It s got everything you ever wanted to know about Pok mon in one convenient easy-to-read format All the facts and figures you ll need to master the world of Pok mon Go are in here It s the perfect reference for Trainers on the go
The bestselling Giraffes Can t Dance is now a board book Giraffes Can t Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe who wants nothing more than to dance With crooked knees and thin legs it s harder for a giraffe than you would think Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness