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Quidditch Through the Ages

Hogwarts Library

Quidditch Through the Ages

eBook

$5.99

 ‘Oh, the thrill of the chase as I soar through the air
With the Snitch up ahead and the wind in my hair
As I draw ever closer, the crowd gives a shout
But then comes a Bludger and I am knocked out’ 

From its origins on Queerditch Marsh in the eleventh century to the sophisticated sport played today, discover how ‘Quidditch unites witches and wizards from all walks of life, bringing us together to share moments of exhilaration, triumph and (for those who support the Chudley Cannons) despair’, according to Professor Albus Dumbledore’s foreword.

Do you know why refereeing a Quidditch match was once a task for only the bravest witches and wizards, or how to tell a Transylvanian Tackle from a Woollongong Shimmy? In this enlightening and highly popular Hogwarts library book, Kennilworthy Whisp reveals the daring highs and dangerous lows of the glorious game of Quidditch.

As Dumbledore writes in his introduction, money raised from the sale of this very special book will go to the UK charity Comic Relief to help people living incredibly tough lives across the UK and in some of the world’s poorest communities. Work that is even more important and astonishing than the three-and-a-half-second capture of the Golden Snitch by Roderick Plumpton in 1921.

You can read more about the work of Comic Relief and find information on other ways you can support their work here.

At least 15% of the net retail price* of this eBook will be donated to Comic Relief (UK). Comic Relief (UK) is a registered charity number 326568 (England & Wales) and SC039730 (Scotland).

* The net retail price means the price paid by the consumer less applicable sales taxes.

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