What a momentous occasion! “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” emerges victorious at the British Book Awards with the 30from30 award.
Category: Book Awards
“Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” has been nominated for a British Book Award that celebrates the past 30 years of publishing, but it needs your help to get on the short list.
With the dawn of the new year, “USA Today” has released its 2016 book sale rankings. Unsurprisingly, J.K. Rowling reigned supreme.
The popularity of “Harry Potter” shows no signs of slowing down, as listeners voted “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” Audible UK’s Members’ Choice for Audiobook of the Year 2015! It was nominated alongside another J.K. Rowling book.
You can now vote for both “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” and Robert Galbraith’s third “Cormoran Strike” novel, “Career of Evil”, for Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year 2015!
“Harry Potter” fans all know that Harry’s arch nemesis Lord Voldemort, otherwise known as You-Know-Who, is dangerous and powerful enough to take over the world. FemaleFirst, a British magazine and gossip site, has named the Dark wizard as one of the top villains of the decade alongside.
Nearly 15 years since releasing, the Harry Potter series is still being recognized for awards. This time it’s for the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. Nominations were announced just this week, and you can vote for the series in the ‘Favorite Book’ category.
Forget franchising potential or the number of weeks on bestseller lists, in a recent rank by The Guardian, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was named as one of “English literature’s 50 key moments”.
J.K. Rowling will receive the Freedom of the City of London at the Mansion House for her services to children’s literature.