Quidditch Through the Ages - J.K. Rowling & Kennilworthy Whisp

Quidditch Through the Ages

By J.K. Rowling & Kennilworthy Whisp

  • Release Date: 2016-05-09
  • Genre: Contemporary
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 117 Ratings

Description

"At Queerditch Marsh, however, a game had been created that would one day become the most popular in the wizarding world."

As every fan of the Harry Potter stories knows, the shelves of the Hogwarts Library are home to all sorts of fascinating books. There are three in particular you might have heard mentioned by certain Hogwarts students, and that you can add to your reading list too, including Quidditch Through the Ages.

Maybe you dream of catching the elusive Golden Snitch to the sound of deafening cheers all around you, as a certain Harry Potter once did. Or perhaps, like Hermione Granger, your thirst for knowledge is somehow just never quite satisfied. Whether you're a seasoned fan or a complete newcomer to the sport, you'll be in good company when you pick up this particular Hogwarts Library book.

From its origins on Queerditch Marsh in the eleventh century to the sophisticated sport played today, discover how 'Quidditch unites witches and wizards from all walks of life, bringing us together to share moments of exhilaration, triumph and (for those who support the Chudley Cannons) despair', according to Professor Albus Dumbledore's foreword.

Do you know why refereeing a Quidditch match was once a task for only the bravest witches and wizards, or how to tell a Transylvanian Tackle from a Woollongong Shimmy? In this enlightening and highly popular Hogwarts library book, Kennilworthy Whisp reveals the daring highs and dangerous lows of the glorious game of Quidditch.

Fans of Quidditch Through the Ages are sure to enjoy the other Hogwarts Library books: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and The Tales of Beedle the Bard.

Comic Relief, operating name Charity Projects, is a registered charity in the UK with charity nos. 326568 (England/Wales) and SC039730 (Scotland). Lumos Foundation is a registered charity in the UK with no. 1112575 (England/Wales). 15% of the proceeds* received by Pottermore Limited from this ebook will be made available to the charities for their work across the UK and globally including helping children and young people have a better life. These proceeds will be shared 20% for Comic Relief and 80% for Lumos Foundation.

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Reviews

  • Quidditch

    5
    By jonathan...l?
    Ron’s right great book
  • Best book ever (besides Harry Potter )

    5
    By hudaz123
    I really just love this book. Must read for any Harry Potter fan!
  • Loved it

    5
    By Sci-fia
    Ps I am also a slytherin
  • Harry Potter’s series

    5
    By Dennis/child
    I’m just getting off of that preview and now lm addicted to it
  • I AM A HARRY POTTER NERD!!!

    5
    By T1DRose
    I loved this book so much. It makes me feel like I am actually at hogwarts in the slytherin common room reading this book. Just so you know, I’m only almost 10 so please don’t swear at me for being in slytherin. I have watched all the Harry Potter movies, read The Cursed Child and am on the 3rd book.
  • Loveeeed it!!!

    5
    By Alkyne_
    Fun to read. Gives plenty of background knowledge to quidditch.
  • Why write about this?

    1
    By GDubsPotter
    This book had a weird concept about a game played on broomsticks... It's a book from the Harry Potter series and not the best book... Don't read it
  • why has no one comintaded yet?

    5
    By potterheaddddd
    hiiiiiiiiii, why has no one comintaded yet?