The story of a boy wizard who must face his destiny and take on the greatest dark wizard in a battle that will change the world forever. Rowling's Harry Potter series was a book-selling phenomenon, bringing literature to a whole new generation of children. He did terrible things, but he was nevertheless great. His followers ravaged the world for years before a curious incident led to his defeat. In his attempt to kill an infant boy, the Dark Lord was beaten, leaving the boy with only a lightning-shaped scar.
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Unsurprisingly however, the covers handle these elements in very different ways depending on the target audience. Is this a good thing? Or is it a bit too safe, even patronising towards its young readers? The same can be said for the current adult edition. Certainly, the book is a coming of age story and an illustration of the potency of first love, themes incredibly common to YA novels now, so I suppose the cover works from that perspective. Books like this speak to everyone in different ways and the covers should reflect that.
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View Larger Image. Ask Seller a Question. Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Newbery Medal winner Nancy Willard has written numerous beloved books for children and adults, including poetry, picture books, and novels.