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The tales of Beedle the Bard / J. K. Rowling ; illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger ; translated from the Ancient Runes by Hermione Granger ; with commentary by Albus Dumbledore.

Rowling, J. K., author. (Author). Zwerger, Lisbeth, illustrator. (Added Author). Granger, Hermione (Fictitious character), translator. (Added Author). Dumbledore, Albus (Fictitious character), author of commentary. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 4 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cormorant LINK Site J ROW (Text) 33500012785556 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library J ROW (Text) 33500012785531 New Checked out 09/25/2019
Moorhead Public Library J ROW (Text) 33500012785549 New Checked out 10/05/2019
Thief River Falls Public Library j ROW (Text) 35500006115149 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338262186
  • ISBN: 1338262181
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: [New edition. Illustrated edition].
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2018]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: A collection fairy tales for young wizards and witches. Each story is followed by observations on Wizarding history, personal reminiscences, and information on the story's key elements by Hogwarts headmaster, Albus Dumbledore.
Author Notes

J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 500 million copies, been translated into over 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief UK and Lumos), and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos), as well as a screenplay inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which marked the start of a five-film series to be written by the author. She has also collaborated on a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, which opened in London's West End in the summer of 2016 and on Broadway in the spring of 2018. In 2012 J.K. Rowling's digital company Pottermore was launched, where fans can enjoy news, features, and articles, as well as original content from J.K. Rowling. She is also the author of The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adult readers, and the Strike crime series, written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. She has received many awards and honors, including an OBE and Companion of Honour, France's L├ęgion d'honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

Lisbeth Zwerger is the recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her contributions to children's literature, among many other awards, and her work has been included in the New York Times Best Illustrated Books list. She has illustrated editions of many classic tales, including Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, The Little Mermaid, A Christmas Carol, and several tales by the Brothers Grimm. She lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

Subject: Fairy tales.
Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Wizards > Juvenile fiction.
Witches > Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, English.
Fairy tales.
Magic > Fiction.
Wizards > Fiction.
Witches > Fiction.
Short stories.
Children's stories, English.
Fairy tales.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.

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