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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2)
by J.K. Rowling

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) by J.K. Rowling Overview

The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And strike it does. For in Harry's second year at Ho The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike. And strike it does. For in Harry's second year at Hogwarts, fresh torments and horrors arise, including an outrageously stuck-up new professor, Gilderoy Lockhart, a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls' bathroom, and the unwanted attentions of Ron Weasley's younger sister, Ginny. But each of these seem minor annoyances when the real trouble begins, and someone, or something, starts turning Hogwarts students to stone. Could it be Draco Malfoy, a more poisonous rival than ever? Could it possibly be Hagrid, whose mysterious past is finally told? Or could it be the one everyone at Hogwarts most suspects: Harry Potter himself?

J.K. Rowling

About Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) Description

See also: Robert Galbraith Although she writes under the pen name J.K. Rowling, pronounced like rolling, her name when her first Harry Potter book was published was simply Joanne Rowling. Anticipating that the target audience of young boys might not want to read a book written by a woman, her publishers demanded that she use two initials, rather than her full name. As she had no middle name, she ch

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Original Title Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ISBN 0439064864 (ISBN13: 9780439064866 ) Edition Language English URL http://harrypotter.scholastic.com/chamber_of_secrets/ Series Harry Potter #2 Characters Draco Malfoy, Ron Weasley, Petunia Dursley, Vernon Dursley, Dudley Dursley...more , Albus Dumbledore, Severus Snape, Rubeus Hagrid, Lord Voldemort, Minerva McGonagall, Neville Longbottom, Fred Weasley, George Weasley, Percy Weasley, Ginny Weasley, Colin Creevey, Filius Flitwick, Gilderoy Lockhart, Lucius Malfoy, Pomona Sprout, Arthur Weasley, Molly Weasley, Cornelius Fudge, Poppy Pomfrey, Oliver Wood, Dobby, Parvati Patil, Dean Thomas, James Potter, Seamus Finnigan, Rolanda Hooch, Katie Bell, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger...less setting Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (United Kingdom) Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, 1943 (United Kingdom) Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, 1992 (United Kingdom) …more Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, 1993 (United Kingdom) …less Literary Awards Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (2008), British Book Award (1999), Prijs van de Jonge Jury (2002), Books I Loved Best Yearly (BILBY) Awards for Older Readers (2006), Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (2008) ...more Golden Archer Award for Middle/Junior High (2008), Nestlé Smarties Book Prize for 9–11 years (1998) ...less (26)