Dursley tried to act normally. But on the edge of town, drills were driven out of his mind by something else. Joanne Rowling is known by the different names like the J. They're the only family he has left now. He made several important telephone calls and shouted a bit more. The traffic moved on and a few minutes later, Mr.
Nasty, common name, if you ask me. Dursley was in the bathroom, Mr. Harry Potter come and live here! Dursley realized that the man was wearing a violet cloak. Famous before he can walk and talk! Albus Dumbledore didn't seem to realize that he had just arrived in a street where everything from his name to his boots was unwelcome. Sometimes they even border on cliche. He bent his great, shaggy head over Harry and gave him what must have been a very scratchy, whiskery kiss.
He looked back at the whisperers as if he wanted to say something to them, but thought better of it. For a full minute the three of them stood and looked at the little bundle; Hagrid's shoulders shook, Professor McGonagall blinked furiously, and the twinkling light that usually shone from Dumbledore's eyes seemed to have gone out. Dursley's sister, but they hadn't met for several years; in fact, Mrs. But how is the boy getting here, Dumbledore? Even if it is just to find out what the fuss is all about. He couldn't see how he and Petunia could get mixed up in anything that might be going on -- he yawned and turned over -- it couldn't affect them. Rowling should be commended for getting so many people reading and excited by books.
It didn't so much as quiver when a car door slammed on the next street, nor when two owls swooped overhead. The book reached the top of the New York Times list of best-selling fiction in August 1999 and stayed near the top of that list for much of 1999 and 2000. He looked simply too big to be allowed, and so wild -- long tangles of bushy black hair and beard hid most of his face, he had hands the size of trash can lids, and his feet in their leather boots were like baby dolphins. He was in a very good mood until lunchtime, when he thought he'd stretch his legs and walk across the road to buy himself a bun from the bakery. When a book becomes as massively popular as this those who do not like it tend to really hate it.
He laid Harry gently on the doorstep, took a letter out of his cloak, tucked it inside Harry's blankets, and then came back to the other two. He went to find the Potters. He drummed his fingers on the steering wheel and his eyes fell on a huddle of these weirdos standing quite close by. On learning how to prounce the famous spells like wingardium leviosa, lumos and alohomara, but in every story there's a troubling part were Harry fights for his life. The Dursleys had everything they wanted, but they also had a secret, and their greatest fear was that somebody would discover it. A large number of the younger readers will also be able to easily identify with Harry, especially with his initial feelings of isolation and not belonging, and then through to his excitement at finally leaving that life behind in favour of one where he belongs and will be happy.
But none of this really matters, because the Harry Potter series are a helluva lot of fun to read and have a blast-ended-skrewt-sized heart. On the corner he stopped and took out the silver Put-Outer. How very wrong he was. Was this normal cat behavior? The book was first published in the United Kingdom in 1997 by Bloomsbury. He yelled at five different people. K Rowling has definitely succeeded in writing a brilliant book perfect for all ages.
Dursley stood rooted to the spot. Dursley drove around the corner and up the road, he watched the cat in his mirror. There is a perfect movie based on the story of the book as well. Rowling But first, let me tell you about the Harry Potter series itself. All book lovers across the world, children or adults, can enjoy this book. I suppose it was he who told you I'd be here, by the way? I didn't want to believe it. It is the place that everybody wishes they could of gone to when they where eleven.
It's accessible and clear but at times it can be poetic and downright funny. He put the receiver back down and stroked his mustache, thinking. Dursley, his heart sinking horribly. Dumbledore gave a great sniff as he took a golden watch from his pocket and examined it. It just gave him a stern look. Do the Harry Potter books live up to the hype? He turned on his heel and with a swish of his cloak, he was gone. I couldn't be more wrong.
Although owls normally hunt at night and are hardly ever seen in daylight, there have been hundreds of sightings of these birds flying in every direction since sunrise. Mysterious people in cloaks all over the place? Rejoice, for You-Know-Who has gone at last! Professor McGonagall's voice trembled as she went on. Aaradhana from India Whatever it has use for us , whatever it teaches , friendship , believe in magic , confidence in ourselves , whatever , its the craziest thing i have ever read or ever known in my life. The first novel in the Harry Potter series and Rowling's debut novel, it follows Harry Potter, a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage on his eleventh birthday, when he receives a letter of acceptance to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Dudley looked a lot like Uncle Vernon. This man's name was Albus Dumbledore.
We are talking about a small kid having the unmatchable abilities. The Dursleys got into bed. Which is a sure thing to watch if you have interest in this series. He was tall, thin, and very old, judging by the silver of his hair and beard, which were both long enough to tuck into his belt. It might have been Harvey.