Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Special Rehearsal Edition Script

Book 8 of 8 in the Harry Potter Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 6 - 8Grades 1 - 4n/a3.945268
"The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London’s West End on July 30, 2016.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places."
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published on July 31, 2016 by Arthur A. Levine Books
ISBN-10: 1338099132
ISBN-13: 9781338099133
568 Book Reviews
  • kanani11
    kanani116 months33 stars
    I LOVE Harry Potter but, this seems like a bored 7th grader wrote it in the back of their notebook when they were bored and had too much sugar and the published it. I could have written this.
    • moonlight2011
      moonlight20118 months55 stars
      i've read all the other harry potter books, and this one's pretty good too!
      • nick05
        nick059 months55 stars
        So good!
        • nick05
          nick059 months55 stars
          I have read all of the Harry Potter books. I was glad when I heard there was another book. I can't wait until the movie comes out in America on May 22, 2021. When I was done with the books. I felt like the Harry Potter characters were my friends. I read the books a lot.
          • zoeyyang
            zoeyyang11 months55 stars
            This is a great book! and I love Harry potter
            • dancer831
              dancer83111 months55 stars
              This is a great book! It takes place 19 years after the battle of Hogwarts. It is about Harry’s son, Albus, and Draco’s son, Scorpius. They are best friends. They meet a girl , who is a “Diggory”. They go back in time to save her “cousin”. She ends up not being a Diggory. She is just trying to to get her dad back. I won’t spoil who is her dad, but it is a great book. It is set up as a play, and that bothered my friend, but it didn’t bother me. It’s a awesome book. 5 stars for sure.
              • sreekar
                sreekarabout 1 year55 stars
                "All was well". This was the end of book 7. But there was a new problem lurking. Albus Potter, Harry's son, got picked in Slytherin. He has a dark cloud above him. Harry thinks that Albus is cursed because of his friend, Scorpius Malfoy. Read what happens as this book is awesome!
                • girlycutiemello
                  girlycutiemelloabout 1 year55 stars
                  Second Time read as all the others no spoilers! LOL I LOVE IT
                  • moonlight2011
                    moonlight20118 months55 stars
                    cool i've read every single harry potter book about 3 to 4 times
                  • fomaloso-156773974534
                    fomaloso-156773974534about 1 year55 stars
                    I am still shocked that Albus Potter was sorted into Slytherin! But it was still a good book.
                    • hello_peoples
                      hello_peoplesabout 1 year44 stars
                      If you have already read the Harry Potter books 1-7 and you don't know what to read, then this is the book. It's the eighth Harry Potter book but written like a play. It's about Harry's kids, which are, James, Lily, and Albus Potter. One of the kids is different so he feels kind of different which makes the kid sad. So then he decides to try helping someone and finds himself in trouble. If you want to know what happens the please read the book. :)