Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition (3) (E–pub Download) õ Jim Kay, J. K. Rowling

These illustrated editions of Harry Potter were done right All of the original text is there and the artwork is beautiful Every page has something whether it s an illustration that takes p a full double page spread a little drawing in the corner a thematic border or just a visually textured background It may sound chaotic like the visuals could be too much and break Taming a Dark Horse (Men of the West, up the flow of reading but it is not it enhances the story as you turn the pages and delight in the new visuals that each page brings I imagine these would be a great way to bring children into the story but they re so nice you may want to protect and collect these beauties I can t wait for them to release the others By now nearly every one interested in Potter has read the books and seen the movies What could you possible reuire to enhance or recall the memories of those wonderful stories Well in my case an oversized handsome beautifully illustrated set of Potter books would be most welcomedHere we are with book three HP and The Prisoner of Azkaban chock full with the wonderful Jim Kay color illustration some full double page Yes we treasure the words but the illustrations truly I believe bring the story to lifeLike most I have a full set of the Scholastic door stops editions in cheap paper soft cover getting yellowed by the day As soon as the entire set is published in these Jim Kay beauties those old books will be donated and this collection will stand proud on my shelf This is a review of not JK Rowling Jim Kay or publisher The book is amazingI ordered 3 first HP books in this edition 2 arrived amazing and perfect this one arrived obviously in ased condition Not awful The Child Who Rescued Christmas / Firefighter with a Frozen Heart used condition but it s clearly been pre enjoyed binding rickety seams open as someone was spreading the pages with greasy fingerprints on the covernder the jacket and pages Fun fact the coffee cup print in Divination chapters is Jim Kay s idea and is not a sign of a sed condition as I first thought horrifiedThe one thing to keep in mind the books in this series are very heavy and is not something you can read on a couch without damage to the book or your back The only possible way to responsibly enjoy this is when the books are spread on a table or bed or floor. The third book in the bestselling Harry Potter series now illustrated in glorious full color by award winning artist Jim KayFor twelve long years the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black Convicted of killing thi.

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Etc which may or may not be one s preferred way of consuming books It s a pleasure otherwise Amazing illustrations ality books Nearly everyone on the planet has read the Harry Potter books by now so I m not going to give this book a traditional review I only want to talk about my reading experience with the illustrated edition of The Prisoner of AzkabanMore than any other books the Harry Potter Series spurred my love of reading There were times in my life when I felt too busy or burdened to read but I would always make time each summer for these books as they released I Favourite Daughter uite literally grewp with the characters reading the books at the same age as the characters were I read the first book in 2000 when I was ten and The Deathly Hallows the summer after my senior year of high school Even from childhood I knew I wanted to share these books with my own children someday and have been waiting for the time when they would be old enough to comprehend the stories Luckily the books illustrated by Jim Kay were the perfect way to begin these books a little earlier with my young childrenWe have a tradition going though my kids know the movies inside and out I m being a bit of a mean mom and making my kids wait to read the books as the illustrated editions come out We are at the mercy of Jim Kay s talent waiting Until Again until the Goblet of Fire is released in its illustrated form to continue with the series I also don t let my kids flip ahead to sneak peeks at the pictures Each time we turn the page a surprise is waiting fors on the other side This makes reading the series even fun than I expected as we want to read to and just to look at the gorgeous artworkI was most excited to read The Prisoner of Azkaban because it s my favorite book of the entire series The Moony Wormtail Padfoot and Prongs revelation blew my mind as a kid and I couldn t wait for my kids to experience it toosince it s The Heirs Proposal unfortunately left out of the movie adaptation As we crept toward the end of the story my daughter was begging me to continue readingntil my voice was so hoarse I had to stop As I hoped she was nearly as excited about the ending of the story as I was as a childI m extremely grateful for these moments sharing my own childhood favor. Rteen people with a single curse he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord VoldemortNow he has escaped leaving only two clues as to where he might be headed Harry Potter's defeat of You Know Who was Black's downfall as well And the Az.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition (3) (E–pub Download) õ Jim Kay, J. K. Rowling

Ites with my kids thanks to JK Rowling and Jim Kay The books and the memories they have fostered will be forever cherished My husband tried to surprise me with this order but we share the account I WAS surprised though because I didn t realize it would be textbook size with all these amazing scenes drawn out They re AH MAY ZING drawings If you love Harry Potter you will love these books For some reason hubs couldn t find the first and second of the series I did p so he bought the third first but we know the stories by heart so it doesn t matter to me I hope they put out all of them It almost feels like how I felt waiting for the actual series to come out Re reading doesn t feel like re reading when there are brand new details to catch my attention and things to focus on which I hadn t noticed before I wanted the illustrated books because I already loved the originals but ntil I read them I never would have imagined that having this wonderful artwork could give such a re energized charge to the experience I ve read the first three now and am deeply impressed I LOVE THE STORY Illustrations are great PROBLEM is that the book came missing pages 153 168 because 137 152 were printed twice It took me a week to realize this You will want to check your books I m sure will take care of me but thank goodness I wasn t gifting this As a repeat reader of the Harry Potter series I was excited to add this lovely book to my collection However I was surprised to see the number of typographical errors I have always found it annoying when I suddenly have to stop and figure out what s wrong with the sentence Some of what appear to be typos are British spelling which is okay but I just wasn t expecting it And while the coloring and shading is attractive it is hard to read the print at times because the glossy pages reflect light and reuire moving the book to where the words can be read Perhaps it is meant to be only a coffee table book The wife loves anything potter and I love when they go on sale I m glad every holiday season I find these on discount Saves me a few dozen bucks The book itself are all amazing The books are really thick and heavy The drawings are amazing and detailed and help to almost tell part of th. Kaban guards heard Black muttering in his sleep He's at Hogwarts he's at HogwartsHarry Potter isn't safe not even within the walls of his magical school surrounded by his friends Because on top of it all there may well be a traitor in their mids.