Chapter 2 - "The Vanishing Glass" - In which is related the sad circumstances under which [Harry] has lived for the past ten years and of a trip to the [zoo] that goes awry.
Harry Potter is left on the Dursley's doorstep
[Harry], left alone on the doorstep of [number four, Privet Drive], falls asleep - knowing nothing of his fame, nor of the horrible life he was about to live.
With [Harry] and [Dudley] now about to turn eleven, the [Dursleys] house looks exactly the same and shows no evidence that [Harry] lives there.
Dudley's Birthday Trip to the Zoo
[Harry Potter] wakes up in the [cupboard under the stairs] and is reminded by [Aunt Petunia] that today is [Dudley]'s birthday.
We learn more about [Harry]'s clothes, his glasses, and his [scar].
In the [Dursleys' kitchen], [Harry] cooks breakfast while [Dudley] gets upset over having fewer birthday presents than last year. They also learn that [Mrs. Figg] can't watch [Harry], which makes [Dudley] cry.
[Dudley]'s friend [Piers] arrives, and the [Dursleys] head off for the [zoo], accompanied by [Harry] and [Piers] - but not before [Uncle Vernon] warns [Harry] against any "funny business."
[Harry] thinks back to all the funny things that have happened to him that have gotten him in trouble: his hair growing overnight, an ugly sweater shrinking as he tried to put it on, and jumping onto the roof of the [school] kitchens.
While riding to the [zoo], [Harry] mentions his [dream] of a [flying motorcycle], upsetting [Uncle Vernon].
[Harry] enjoys his day at the [zoo] immensely - he gets two ice creams and avoids being beaten up by [Dudley] and [Piers].