Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling full-colour illustrations in this stunning new collector's edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. With paint, pencil and pixels, Kay conjures the wizarding world as we have never seen it before. Breathtaking scenes, dark themes and unforgettable characters - including Dobby and Gilderoy Lockhart - await inside as Harry and his friends, now in their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, seek out a legendary chamber and the deadly secret that lies at its heart .
This beautiful, deluxe edition features an opulent page size and an exclusive pull-out double gatefold; intricate foiled line art by Jim Kay on the real cloth cover and slipcase; gilt edges on premium grade paper; head and tail bands and two ribbon markers - the ultimate must-have edition for any Potter fan, collector or bibliophile.
Seeing Jim Kay's illustrations moved me profoundly. I love his interpretation of Harry Potter's world, and I feel honoured and grateful that he has lent his talent to it J.K. Rowling
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 450 million copies, been translated into 79 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), and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos), as well as a film script inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. J.K. Rowling is currently collaborating on a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II, which will open in London’s West End in the summer of 2016. In 2012, J.K. Rowling’s digital company Pottermore was launched, where fans can enjoy her new writing and immerse themselves deeper in the wizarding world. J.K. Rowling has written a novel for adult readers, The Casual Vacancy, and also writes crime novels under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE for services to children’s literature, France’s Légion d’honneur and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
Jim Kay won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012 for his illustrations in A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. He studied illustration at the University of Westminster, and worked in the Library & Archives of Tate Britain and then as an assistant curator of botanical illustrations at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew before returning to producing art full-time. After a one-man exhibition at Richmond Gallery he was approached by a publisher and his freelance career began. Alongside his illustration work, Jim has produced concept work for film and television, and contributed to the group exhibition Memory Palace at the V&A museum in London. The Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published to international acclaim. Bloomsbury has commissioned Jim to illustrate all seven books in J.K. Rowling’s classic series. Jim lives and works in Northamptonshire with his partner.
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von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Lyss am 05.11.2019
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I love these editions! must have for my collection! Wouldn't miss it for the world as a huge Harry Potter fan! Love the illustrations!
Sehr gutes Buch
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Frankfurt am 15.03.2018
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Ich finde die Harry Potter Reihe ist nicht nur etwas für Kinder/Jugendliche. Wenn man gerne Fantasy-Bücher ließt, ist es definitiv eine gute Wahl.
Die gesamte Reihe ist somit zu empfehlen.
Harry's second adventure is probably awesome!!
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden am 13.10.2017
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Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets is the second book of the Harry Potter series. This is Harry's second year at the Hogwarts school. But this time very strage things start to happen at Hogwarts. People are freezing by a strange kind of magic. As same as everytime Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine try to find out whats...
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets is the second book of the Harry Potter series. This is Harry's second year at the Hogwarts school. But this time very strage things start to happen at Hogwarts. People are freezing by a strange kind of magic. As same as everytime Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine try to find out whats wrong. And in this time they get into real danger. What's the Chamber of Sectrets and what does it mean that it has been opened again?
I just love the Harry Potter series. Especially i love the wizarding world. It't just awesome and J. K. Rowling is a really talented women that you can read in every sentence. YOU HAVE TO READ IT!!