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Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling

Quidditch Through the Ages (2001)

by J. K. Rowling

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Quidditch through the Ages is a comprehensive guide to Quidditch and the ultimate resource for anyone interested in the magical world and its most popular sport. Written by Kennillworthy Whisp (aka J. K. Rowling), it is charmingly reproduced as if it were a facsimile of the very copy from the library of the Hogwarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry ( )
  Tutter | Feb 26, 2015 |
A brief history of the wizard sport of Quidditch, with a focus on Great Britain. Includes the history of each aspect of the game, current popular British league teams, and a bit on international popularity. Also includes several adorable diagrams.

The wait between the publication of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was the longest of them all, and I vividly remember how interminable it felt. (Three years is an eternity to a 12 year old!) The publication of the two "schoolbooks" was such a respite. They're so clever and light and provide much-needed comic relief (pun fully intended) right when the main series transitions into something much darker.

I read Quidditch Through the Ages first due to it being my least favorite of the two. Because, you know, sports. But J.K. Rowling can make even sports seem interesting and magical. ( )
  norabelle414 | Sep 15, 2014 |
Rowling has imagination to spare and inspires me every time I touch one of her books. ( )
  KRaySaulis | Aug 13, 2014 |
Everything you need to know about Quidditch is here. A very detailed book about Quidditch! Makes me want to get our broomstick and just run around! Hands down J.K! ( )
  PamZaragoza | Jun 27, 2014 |
I love Quidditch and to read a book that tells you the history of a fantasy sport is just fun. Have you ever been to a Quidditch match? I have and it is interesting to see the muggles trying to create this game.

Learning about the teams and the moves that the players do to score or to try and score is interesting. If you have read the Harry Potter books you have some background but you learn more by reading this book. ( )
  crazy4reading | Jan 3, 2014 |
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Kennilworthy Whisp is a renowned Quidditch expert (and, he says, fanatic).
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A copy of a book from the library at Hogwart's, the school where Harry Potter and other young wizards receive their training, providing information about history and conduct of Quidditch, a sport played by competing teams on flying brooms.

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