The Resource Quidditch through the ages, J.K. Rowling, Kennilworthy Whisp ; illustrated by Emily Gravett

Quidditch through the ages, J.K. Rowling, Kennilworthy Whisp ; illustrated by Emily Gravett

Label
Quidditch through the ages
Title
Quidditch through the ages
Statement of responsibility
J.K. Rowling, Kennilworthy Whisp ; illustrated by Emily Gravett
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An essential companion to the Harry Potter series and a must-have for fans of all ages, this spectacular new full-colour edition of J.K. Rowling's Quidditch Through the Ages brings together one of the world's best loved storytellers with the creative genius of Emily Gravett. A sumptuous visual feast of a book, the pages are bursting with glorious illustrations, handmade memorabilia and two spectacular gatefold spreads -- a truly magical edition of this much loved wizarding classic. This amazing sporting almanac is perfect for newcomers to the Wizarding World, devotees of beautiful books, and of course Harry Potter fans everywhere. Each glorious, large-format page is waiting to pored over and enjoyed! Devoured by Harry Potter in his first year, Quidditch Through the Ages is consulted on a daily basis by the young witches and wizards at Hogwarts. Kennilworthy Whisp's sporting bible whisks readers through a whistlestop tour of the wizarding world's favourite sport. Packed with trivia, tales of on-pitch antics, and Quidditch stars past and present, the sports almanac also contains comprehensive profiles of Quidditch teams loved by readers of the Harry Potter novels -- Chudley Cannons, Puddlemere United, Vratsa Vultures and many more. Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, Emily Gravett joins the illustrious team of hand-picked talent who have brought their illustration magic to the world of Harry Potter. Her wildly creative imagination has conjured a cornucopia of sporting memorabilia to surprise and delight. Lovingly created in a dazzling range of media - drawn, sewn, thrown - and infused with her trademark visual wit, these charming and funny handmade artworks are the perfect pairing for J.K. Rowling's humorous insights into the magical, airborne sport
Cataloging source
NZAUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rowling, J. K
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gravett, Emily
  • Whisp, Kennilworthy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rowling, J. K.
  • Sports in literature
  • Wizards
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Quidditch through the ages, J.K. Rowling, Kennilworthy Whisp ; illustrated by Emily Gravett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "In association with Whizz Hard Books, 129B Diagon Alley, London."
  • "A magical companion to Harry Potter"--Cover
  • "Hogwarts Library"--Lining page
  • Includes fold out pages
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Albus Dumbledore -- About the author -- The evolution of the flying broomstick -- Ancient broom games -- The game from Queerditch Marsh -- The arrival of the Golden Snitch -- Anti-Muggle precautions -- Changes in Quidditch since the fourteenth century: Pitch -- Balls -- Players -- Rules -- Referees -- Quidditch teams of Britain and Ireland -- The spread of quidditch worldwide -- The development of the racing broom -- Quidditch today
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xv, 143 pages
Isbn
9781526608123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
  • on1202489249
  • (OCoLC)1202489249
Label
Quidditch through the ages, J.K. Rowling, Kennilworthy Whisp ; illustrated by Emily Gravett
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "In association with Whizz Hard Books, 129B Diagon Alley, London."
  • "A magical companion to Harry Potter"--Cover
  • "Hogwarts Library"--Lining page
  • Includes fold out pages
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Albus Dumbledore -- About the author -- The evolution of the flying broomstick -- Ancient broom games -- The game from Queerditch Marsh -- The arrival of the Golden Snitch -- Anti-Muggle precautions -- Changes in Quidditch since the fourteenth century: Pitch -- Balls -- Players -- Rules -- Referees -- Quidditch teams of Britain and Ireland -- The spread of quidditch worldwide -- The development of the racing broom -- Quidditch today
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xv, 143 pages
Isbn
9781526608123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
  • on1202489249
  • (OCoLC)1202489249

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