There is now even more to discover on Pottermore. Selected Moments in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone now contain excerpts from the digital audio book for you to enjoy.
Currently the audio excerpts are available in English UK, English US, German and Italian. Pottermore users from the United States are able to hear Jim Dale narrating, German users are able to listen to Felix von Manteuffel, Italian users can hear Giorgio Scaramuzzino and UK users can listen to Stephen Fry’s readings. If Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is not already a part of your audio book collection, you can find it at the Pottermore Shop.
If you haven’t discovered where these audio book excerpts are yet, the Insider is on hand to help you locate the chapters or Moments in which they can be found. Over the next five days, we will be releasing different puzzles that will lead you to each of the audio book excerpts in turn.
Are you prepared for the first puzzle? Get ready to add it up...
Using information from the story, complete the following sum to find the chapter in Book One on Pottermore in which an audio book snippet appears:
The number of minutes Professor Lockhart gives his class to complete a test in their first lesson with him, minus the amount of players on a Quidditch pitch, plus the amount of inches of James Potter’s wand, minus the amount of bedrooms in the Dursleys’ house, minus the amount of Galleons a single unicorn horn costs, plus the number of streets away that Mrs Figg lives from the Dursleys.
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