Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 01/09/2014
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Synopsis

‘He wants Harry dead… Black lost everything the night Harry stopped You-Know-Who, and he’s had twelve years alone in Azkaban to brood on that…’ There’s a murderer on the loose and he has his sights set on Harry Potter; the boy who lived is in danger once more. Harry has never heard of notorious mass-murderer Sirius Black when he runs away from home one summer night, with only his owl, Hedwig, and his school trunk. But before he knows it, Harry is whisked away on the Knight Bus (“emergency transport for the stranded witch or wizard”) and finds himself screeching towards The Leaky Cauldron and his next year at Hogwarts. But the shade of ‘The Grim’, the worst wizarding omen of death, is following him and nowhere is safe, not even Hogwarts. For the school is being guarded by fearsome Dementors, the guards of Azkaban prison, waiting to suck out the souls of the living with their terrifying kiss. Nothing is certain in a world where even time itself may not be what it seems. Baffling Boggarts, portentous tea-leaves, silver stags and a soaring journey on Hippogriff wings await you, if you dare to turn the page.  Waterstones calls you to look for the light in the darkest of places in this haunting third instalment of JK Rowling’s award-winning series. Do you solemnly swear you are up to no good? Harry Potter has been at the heart of Waterstones since the first copies of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone came into our hands.  We’re delighted to share these new editions of the series, now entirely reimagined by one of our favourite writers and illustrators, Jonny Duddle. You can find out more about Jonny Duddle at http://www.jonny-duddle.com/ “Rowling creates a fantasy that is fast-moving and filled with twists, turns and red herrings. Nothing is as it seems in this book.” The New York Times  

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9781408855676
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Weight: 389g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
My Favourite
By far my favourite book of the franchise, this book is 110% recommended. The story has many twists and turns which keep you wanting more. Hard to put down... READ MORE
Annalise Davies
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
A truly brilliant series
Harry Potter (and the books) grow up in this third thrilling volume. A much darker book taking the series down the path it would continue on until the end.... READ MORE
Book collector
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Possibly My Favourite Harry Potter Novel
‘Much worse than that. You can exist without your soul, you know, as long as your brain and heart are still working. But you’ll have no sense of self any m... READ MORE
Charlotte Watkins
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The Worst Harry Potter book - but still GREAT
BOOK REVIEW: OK let me preface this review by stating that I think Prisoner of Azkaban is the worst Harry Potter book of the seven. That being said, it is ... READ MORE
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
One of her best
I believe that this is one of her finest in the series. It is filled with danger, action and develops an already excellent plot further. Harry is in his th... READ MORE
Martha Hills
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
My favourite book in the series!
Honestly pure wonder!!! The world building, it’s just superb. As someone who is trying to write a book, it’s hard. And I’m crap at it! I admire the books s... READ MORE
Isabella Ratcliffe
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The best in the series
I loved this book and the film. They were the best in my opinion. ( I don’t support jk rowling though)
Eloise Richardson
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Not my favourite
I thought the chamber of Secrets is better than the prisoner of Azkaban
Freya Bradley
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Amazing
Amazing
Scarlett Moore
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Childhood Classic!
Fantastic literature, amazing plot lines and a well planned story that captivates all ages. If you haven’t read all 7 books, you should do so right away!
Harriet Hall
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Just brilliant
I love all of these book and this one certainly doesn’t disappoint. As my favourite of the whole series, I love what’s uncovered about the past and how it ... READ MORE
Leigh Regan
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Magical (pardon the pun)
Fantastic addition to the series. It's fresh and fun and brings something new to the series that we haven't read before. I genuinely felt more attached and... READ MORE
holly can read
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Best book ever!
This is an amazing sequel to the over two books and it didn't disappoint! Every page was full of secrets and I just couldn't put it down! I have read a lot... READ MORE
Milena Sejud
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
family
Harry learns that Sirius Black isn't just an ordinary prisoner but his godfather but when he finds out that he threatens him angry and feeling vengeful but... READ MORE
Hannah  GJ
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
A Magical Triumph Unveiling Secrets and Courage
J.K. Rowling's enchanting world of wizardry reaches new heights in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," the third installment of the beloved series.... READ MORE
Besarta  Tusha