This weekend I re-read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K.Rowling. I had read the book over a decade ago and wanted to improve my memory on some of the details as my students this year love the Harry Potter stories.
My re-read of this well-known story was made even more interesting because I spent time with the illustrated version of the novel. J. K. Rowling’s story has been illustrated beautifully by Jim Kay and I loved looking at the paintings that accompany the text.
I spent my weekend immersed in the land of Hogwarts and the world of Harry. This extra long picture book brought me so much joy. How I wish many more stories were illustrated in this way.
This weekend I definitely had a smile on my face while reading. Both the story and the illustrations in my read brought a smile to my face.
Have you seen the illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone?
© Colline Kook-Chun, 2019
(This post was inspired by Trent’s Weekly Smile, a challenge which focuses on sharing all things positive.)