Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J.K. Rowling
Publisher: Pottermore Publishing
ISBN: 9781781100509
Release Date: 2015-12-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

"'There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.'" Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true.

Harry Potter

Author: K Rowling Joanne
Publisher:
ISBN: 1523480831
Release Date: 2016-01-18
Genre:

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second novel in the Harry Potter series, written by J. K. Rowling. The plot follows Harry's second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, during which a series of messages on the walls of the school's corridors warn that the "Chamber of Secrets" has been opened and that the "heir of Slytherin" would kill all pupils who do not come from all-magical families. These threats are found after attacks which leave residents of the school "petrified" (frozen like stone). Throughout the year, Harry and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger investigate the attacks. The book was published in the United Kingdom on 2 July 1998 by Bloomsbury and in the United States on 2 June 1999 by Scholastic Inc. Although Rowling found it difficult to finish the book, it won high praise and awards from critics, young readers and the book industry, although some critics thought the story was perhaps too frightening for younger children. Much like with other novels in the series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets triggered religious debates; some religious authorities have condemned its use of magical themes, while others have praised its emphasis on self-sacrifice and on the way in which a person's character is the result of the person's choices. Several commentators have noted that personal identity is a strong theme in the book, and that it addresses issues of racism through the treatment of non-magical, non-human and non-living characters. Some commentators regard the diary as a warning against uncritical acceptance of information from sources whose motives and reliability cannot be checked. Institutional authority is portrayed as self-serving and incompetent. The book is also known to have some connections to the sixth novel of the series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The film adaptation of the novel, released in 2002, became (at that time) the seventh highest grossing film ever and received generally favourable reviews. Video games loosely based on Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets were also released for several platforms, and most obtained favourable reviews.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J.K. Rowling
Publisher: Pottermore Publishing
ISBN: 9781781100509
Release Date: 2015-12-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

"'There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.'" Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J K Rowling
Publisher:
ISBN: 0439425239
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Harry Potter fans will thrill to this oversized poster book of their favoritemagical hero. Full color.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Novel Study

Author: Keith Whittington
Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing
ISBN: 9781771670074
Release Date: 2013-02-13
Genre: Education

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is about Harry's second year at Hogwarts, and how he must uncover the truth of the Chamber of Secrets before the school is forced to close. Our unit provides teachers with a highly structured format for teaching language arts as students develop a love for reading longer materials like novels. Various areas such as reading comprehension, vocabulary development, spelling, grammar, and writing are all entwined in this integrated approach, eliminating the need for teaching these skills separately. This Novel Study provides a teacher and student section with a variety of activities, chapter questions, word search, graphic organizer and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Book 2

Author: Rowling, J.K.
Publisher: Pottermore
ISBN:
Release Date: 2015-01-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the summer after Harry’s first year at Hogwarts has been his worst summer ever… the Dursleys more distant and horrible than ever before. But just as he’s packing his bags to return to school, a creature named Dobby the house-elf announces that if Harry goes back to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And it turns out, Dobby is right. Harry and Ron miss the Hogwarts Express, so they fly to school in a blue Ford Anglia, crash landing in the notorious Whomping Willow. Soon other worries accumulate: the outrageously stuck-up new professor Gilderoy Lockhart; a ghost named Moaning Myrtle, who haunts the girls' bathroom; the strange behavior of Ron's little sister, Ginny Weasley; rumors about the "Chamber of Secrets," a cavern buried deep below Hogwarts; and a magical diary owned by Tom Riddle, a Hogwarts student of long ago. Harry is also shocked to discover that he can speak Parseltongue, the language of snakes - a rare ability that Lord Voldemort also possessed - and that anti-Muggle prejudice exists in the Wizarding world, even affecting Harry's friend Hermione. But all of these seem like minor concerns when someone starts turning Hogwarts students to stone: an evildoer said to be the fearsome Heir of Salazar Slytherin, on of the founders of the school. Could it be Draco Malfoy, Harry's most poisonous rival? Could it be Hagrid whose mysterious past is finally told? Or could it be the one person everyone at Hogwarts most suspects: Harry Potter himself?

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

Author: J. k. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
ISBN: 1408899361
Release Date: 2018-10-02
Genre:

The dazzlingly brilliant Chris Riddell brings his magical illustration talents to J.K. Rowling's gloriously inventive The Tales of Beedle the Bard in a fully illustrated colour edition of this essential classic for Harry Potter fans. Translated from the runes by Hermione Granger, the volume includes 'The Tale of the Three Brothers', familiar to readers of Harry Potter from the crucial role it played in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Mischievous and witty, these five rollicking tales are a deeply satisfying read in the tradition of all great fables and fairytales. Kindnesses are rewarded and selfishness shown to be the ruin of many a wizard. Burping cauldrons, hairy hearts and cackling stumps are met along the way. Each of the tales is accompanied by a deliciously subversive and insightful commentary by Professor Albus Dumbledore, all brought vividly to life with Riddell's trademark wit and elegance.Former Waterstones Children's Laureate Chris Riddell is the only illustrator to have won the Kate Greenaway Medal three times, and is brought together here for the first time with one of the world's best loved storytellers in this new edition of J.K. Rowling's fairytale classic. Much loved by generations of witches and wizards since they first appeared in the fifteenth century, this deluxe slipcased edition is a must-have for any fan, aficionado or collector and is set to become a firm favourite at bedtime in non-magical households the world over. The Tales of Beedle the Bard is published in aid of Lumos, an international children's charity founded in 2005 by J.K. Rowling.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Ravenclaw Edition

Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
ISBN: 1408898136
Release Date: 2018-06-28
Genre:

This Ravenclaw edition is published to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Relish great Ravenclaw moments - Moaning Myrtle haunting the girls' bathroom, Lockhart's freshly caught Cornish pixies - and enjoy exciting features and illustrations that celebrate the noble character of Ravenclaw house. Perfect for anyone who has ever imagined sitting under the Storing Hat at Hogwarts waiting to hear : "Better be Ravenclaw !"

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Book 2

Author: Rowling, Joanne
Publisher: Pottermore
ISBN:
Release Date: 2015-01-10
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the summer after Harry’s first year at Hogwarts has been his worst summer ever… the Dursleys more distant and horrible than ever before. But just as he’s packing his bags to return to school, a creature named Dobby the house-elf announces that if Harry goes back to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And it turns out, Dobby is right. Harry and Ron miss the Hogwarts Express, so they fly to school in a blue Ford Anglia, crash landing in the notorious Whomping Willow. Soon other worries accumulate: the outrageously stuck-up new professor Gilderoy Lockhart; a ghost named Moaning Myrtle, who haunts the girls' bathroom; the strange behavior of Ron's little sister, Ginny Weasley; rumors about the "Chamber of Secrets," a cavern buried deep below Hogwarts; and a magical diary owned by Tom Riddle, a Hogwarts student of long ago. Harry is also shocked to discover that he can speak Parseltongue, the language of snakes - a rare ability that Lord Voldemort also possessed - and that anti-Muggle prejudice exists in the Wizarding world, even affecting Harry's friend Hermione. But all of these seem like minor concerns when someone starts turning Hogwarts students to stone: an evildoer said to be the fearsome Heir of Salazar Slytherin, on of the founders of the school. Could it be Draco Malfoy, Harry's most poisonous rival? Could it be Hagrid whose mysterious past is finally told? Or could it be the one person everyone at Hogwarts most suspects: Harry Potter himself?

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Hufflepuff Edition

Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
ISBN: 1408898152
Release Date: 2018-06-28
Genre:

This Hufflepuff edition is published to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Relish great Hufflepuff moments - repotting Mandrakes with Professor Sprout, Ernie Macmillan's apology - and enjoy exciting features and illustrations that celebrate the noble character of Hufflepuff house. Perfect for anyone who has ever imagined sitting under the Storing Hat at Hogwarts waiting to hear : "Better be Hufflepuff !"

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Gryffindor Edition

Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
ISBN: 1408898098
Release Date: 2018-06-28
Genre:

This Gryffindor edition is published to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Relish great Gryffindor moments - the Weasley's midnight rescue mission, the Deathday Party - and enjoy exciting features and illustrations that celebrate the noble character of Gryffindor house. Perfect for anyone who has ever imagined sitting under the Storing Hat at Hogwarts waiting to hear : "Better be Gryffindor !"

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: Rowling, J.K.
Publisher: Pottermore
ISBN:
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the summer after Harry’s first year at Hogwarts has been his worst summer ever… the Dursleys more distant and horrible than ever before. But just as he’s packing his bags to return to school, a creature named Dobby the house-elf announces that if Harry goes back to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And it turns out, Dobby is right. Harry and Ron miss the Hogwarts Express, so they fly to school in a blue Ford Anglia, crash landing in the notorious Whomping Willow. Soon other worries accumulate: the outrageously stuck-up new professor Gilderoy Lockhart; a ghost named Moaning Myrtle, who haunts the girls' bathroom; the strange behavior of Ron's little sister, Ginny Weasley; rumors about the "Chamber of Secrets," a cavern buried deep below Hogwarts; and a magical diary owned by Tom Riddle, a Hogwarts student of long ago. Harry is also shocked to discover that he can speak Parseltongue, the language of snakes - a rare ability that Lord Voldemort also possessed - and that anti-Muggle prejudice exists in the Wizarding world, even affecting Harry's friend Hermione. But all of these seem like minor concerns when someone starts turning Hogwarts students to stone: an evildoer said to be the fearsome Heir of Salazar Slytherin, on of the founders of the school. Could it be Draco Malfoy, Harry's most poisonous rival? Could it be Hagrid whose mysterious past is finally told? Or could it be the one person everyone at Hogwarts most suspects: Harry Potter himself?

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: Steven Kloves
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:729350522
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Feature films

When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Slytherin Edition

Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
ISBN: 140889811X
Release Date: 2018-06-28
Genre:

This Slytherin edition is published to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Relish great Slytherin moments - Professor's Snape duel with Gilderoy Lockhart, the terrifying stare of the King of Serpents - and enjoy exciting features and illustrations that celebrate the noble character of Slytherin house. Perfect for anyone who has ever imagined sitting under the Storing Hat in the Great Hall at Hogwarts waiting to hear : "Better be Slytherin !"