Latin edition of J.K. Rowling's classic, reissued with the stunning new Jonny Duddle covers to captivate a new generation of Latin learners
J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 450 million copies, been translated into 77 languages, and made into 8 blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief); and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos). She is writing a film script inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE for services to children's literature, France's Legion d'Honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
The translation is great stuff. It is accurate and fluent, but it
is much more than that. It has been carried off with wit,
inventiveness, sensitivity and panache. I find it impossible to
think of it being better done * James Morwood, Oxford University
A marvellous translation, filled with delightful touches ... Extremely enjoyable Latin reading material. Kudos to Peter Needham for what I think is a wonderful translation! * Laura Gibbs, Translator, Aesop's Fables (Oxford World's Classics) *