Christmas at Hogwarts

Christmas at Hogwarts

Christmas at Hogwarts

Christmas at Hogwarts


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One of the best and warmest moments from the Harry Potter series, now brought to new life with full illustrations, giving Harry's first Hogwarts Christmas even more feels than it already had.

From J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the story of Harry Potter’s first Christmas at Hogwarts, joyfully illustrated in a heartwarming picture book sure to delight readers of all ages!

“Christmas was coming. One morning in mid-December, Hogwarts woke to find itself covered in several feet of snow.”

So begins Chapter Twelve of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and the heartwarming story of Harry Potter’s first Christmas at Hogwarts. From the Great Hall decked with magnificent fir trees to cozy evenings in the Gryffindor Common Room to the joy of presents on Christmas morning, it’s a holiday filled with warmth, friendship, good food, and magical surprises that Harry will never forget.

With text drawn directly from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and luminous illustrations by artist Ziyi Gao, this favorite moment from one of the most beloved books of all time is now fully illustrated for the whole family to enjoy. Sure to be treasured by Harry Potter fans of all ages, Christmas at Hogwarts is the perfect gift, destined to become an enchanting new holiday tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781546129950
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 10/15/2024
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,336
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

About the Author

About The Author
J.K. Rowling is the author of the enduringly popular Harry Potter books. After the idea for Harry Potter came to her on a delayed train journey in 1990, she plotted out and started writing the series of seven books and the first was published as Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the UK in 1997. The series took another ten years to complete, concluding in 2007 with the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

To accompany the series, J.K. Rowling wrote three short companion volumes for charity, Quidditch Through the Agesand Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, in aid of Lumos. She also collaborated on the writing of a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which was published as a script book.

Her other books for children include the fairy tale The Ickabog and The Christmas Pig, which were published in 2020 and 2021 respectively and have also been bestsellers. She is also the author of books for adults, including a bestselling crime fiction series.

J.K. Rowling has received many awards and honors for her writing. She also supports a number of causes through her charitable trust Volant and is the founder of the children’s charity Lumos.

To find out more about J.K. Rowling visit

Ziyi Gao was born and raised in Beijing, China. She studied Biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego, before finding her true passion for art and illustration. She transferred to the School of Visual Arts in New York where she earned a BFA, and now lives in Vancouver, Canada.


Perthshire, Scotland

Date of Birth:

July 31, 1965

Place of Birth:

Chipping Sodbury near Bristol, England


Exeter University
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