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The tales of Beedle the Bard

Author: J K Rowling
Publisher: New York : Children's High Level Group in association with Arthur A. Levine Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Now, thanks to Hermione Granger's new translation from the ancient runes, we present this stunning edition with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J.K. Rowling, and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. Never before have Muggles been privy to these richly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fantasy fiction, English
Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy
1290L
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Hermione Granger, (Fictitious character); Albus Dumbledore, (Fictitious character); Albus Dumbledore, (Fictitious character); Hermione Granger, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J K Rowling
ISBN: 9780545128285 0545128285 9780747599876 0747599874 9781338125689 1338125680 9781408883099 1408883090
OCLC Number: 243491671
Notes: "A wizarding classic from the world of Harry Potter"--Cover.
Awards: Short-listed for Galaxy British Book Awards: WHSmith Children's Book of the Year 2009
Description: xiv, 111 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The wizard and the hopping pot --
The Fountain of Fair Fortune --
The warlock's hairy heart --
Babbitty Rabbitty and her cackling stump --
The tale of the three brothers.
Responsibility: translated from the ancient runes by Hermione Granger ; commentary by Albus Dumbledore ; introduction, notes, and illustrations by J.K. Rowling.

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A richly magical collection of tales from J. K. Rowling that will satisfy fans and new readers alike GBP1.61 from every sale of Bloomsbury's edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard will be donated  Read more...

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'The stories are simple, original, diverse, witty and wise This is a book for families to share a storytelling treat' Books for Keeps

 
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Lessons Learned From Fables

by wrobins1 (WorldCat user published 2009-05-17) Good Permalink

Rowling, J.K. ~ The Tales of Beedle the Bard ~ Scholastic, 2007 ~ 107 pages ~ children, some tweens,  some teens, some adults.

"The tales of Beedle the Bard is a collection of stories written for young wizards and witches."

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