The first review of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was given by Alice Newton, the daughter of the founder of Bloomsbury, at age 8: “The excitement in this book made me feel warm inside. I think it is possibly one of the best books an 8/9 year old could read.”

The first review of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was given by Alice Newton, the daughter of the founder of Bloomsbury, at age 8: “The excitement in this book made me feel warm inside. I think it is possibly one of the best books an 8/9 year old could read.”

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