A person holds a rare first edition and signed by the author copy of 'Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone' by British author JK Rowling, which is to be put up for auction at Christie's auction house in London, Britain May 31, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

'Harry Potter' celebrates 25 magical years

Twenty-five years later, it is one of the biggest selling novels of all time after capturing the hearts and imaginations of children around the world