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The Magical Worlds Of Harry Potter Revised Edition

Author : David Colbert
ISBN : 9781440637599
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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The indispensable source guide to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels—the perfect gift for Harry Potter fans! What was the model for The Order of the Phoenix? Where do those names come from? What is the real-life legend behind Voldemort’s Dark Mark? Could Snape’s potions actually work? J.K. Rowling’s young heroic wizard, Harry Potter, lives in a world populated by dragons, centaurs, trolls, giants—and a three-headed dog named Fluffy—among other creatures from ancient myths and legends. Discover the astonishing origins of supernatural beasts, clues to hidden meanings in names, and amazing facts about real-life wizards and magic spells. From Alchemists to Unicorns, Basilisks to Veela, this fascinating compendium brings another dimension to Harry’s adventures—from The Sorcerer’s Stone to The Deathly Hallows. This book was not authorized, prepared, approved, licensed or endorsed by J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros., or any other individual or entity associated with the HARRY POTTER books or movie.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

The Sorcerer S Companion

Author : Allan Zola Kronzek
ISBN : 9780307885142
Genre : Social Science
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The New York Times bestseller, now fully updated to include the complete seven-volume series. Who was the real Nicholas Flamel? How did the Sorcerer’s Stone get its power? Did J. K. Rowling dream up the terrifying basilisk, the seductive veela, or the vicious grindylow? And if she didn’t, who did? Millions of readers around the world have been enchanted by the magical world of wizardry, spells, and mythical beasts inhabited by Harry Potter and his friends. But what most readers don’t know is that there is a centuries-old trove of true history, folklore, and mythology behind Harry’s fantastic universe. Now, with The Sorcerer’s Companion, those without access to the Hogwarts Library can school themselves in the fascinating reality behind J. K. Rowling’s world of magic. Newly updated to include Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The Sorcerer’s Companion allows curious readers to look up anything magical from the Harry Potter books and discover a wealth of entertaining, unexpected information. Wands and wizards, boggarts and broomsticks, hippogriffs and herbology, all have astonishing histories rooted in legend, literature, or real-life events dating back hundreds or even thousands of years. Magic wands, like those sold in Rowling’s Diagon Alley, were once fashioned by Druid sorcerers out of their sacred yew trees. Love potions were first concocted in ancient Greece and Egypt. And books of spells and curses were highly popular during the Middle Ages. From Amulets to Zombies, you’ll also learn: • how to read tea leaves • where to find a basilisk today • how King Frederick II of Denmark financed a war with a unicorn horn • who the real Merlin was • how to safely harvest mandrake root • who wore the first invisibility cloak • how to get rid of a goblin • why owls were feared in the ancient world • what really lies beyond the Veil • the origins of our modern-day “bogeyman,” and more. A spellbinding tour of Harry’s captivating world, The Sorcerer’s Companion is a must for every Potter aficionado’s bookshelf. The Sorcerer's Companion has not been prepared, approved, or licensed by any person or entity that created, published, or produced the Harry Potter books or related properties.
Category: Social Science

Creating Magical Worlds

Author : Marion Rana
ISBN : 3631580711
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A huge success in both bookshops and cinemas, the Harry Potter-series has drawn millions of readers and viewers into its magical world. In constructing this world, however, J. K. Rowling has created Harry and his friends in sharp contrast to other members of the magical and non-magical world. Creating Magical Worlds: Otherness and Othering in Harry Potter argues that the identities of the heroes are mainly based on delimitation from and rivalry to other characters: the Slytherins and Deatheaters, foreign students from Durmstrang and Beauxbatons, magical races such as the house-elves and centaurs, Muggles and Squibs as well as, to a certain extent, girls and women. Apart from explaining the social psychological and psychoanalytical reasons behind this exclusion, Creating Magical Worlds also shows in how far this delimitation is necessary for the action and the plot of the series.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Magic World Of Harry Potter Coloring Book A Collection Of Over 50 High Quality Illustrations

Author : Dave's Dave's bookS
ISBN : 9798694317702
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This is a coloring book full of Magic, Magical Creatures, Places, Characters & Artifacts. It is a collection of over 50 selected best illustrations with scenes from all parts of Harry Potter. All illustrations are of high quality, large size 11 x 8.5 inch, every fan of HP will be pleased. I wish you many hours of fun. I hope you like my book. I would be very grateful for your comment.
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Lego Harry Potter

Author : Jon Richards
ISBN : 0756692571
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Combines engaging Harry Potter facts with in-depth profiles and dynamic photographs, detailing the multiple variations of favorite LEGO-rendered characters from Harry and Ron to Snape and Voldemort. Includes an exclusive LEGO® minifigure.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Lego Harry Potter

Author : DK PUBLISHING
ISBN : 1405366451
Genre : LEGO toys
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Discover everything you need to know about LEGO's best-selling toy, Harry Potter.LEGO® Harry Potter Building the Magical World is a must-have for any LEGO® and Harry Potter fans. Head on journey through the scenes and sets from LEGO® Harry Potter through amazing photos and incredible details. You'll see how to recreate key events from Harry Potter fighting a Hungarian Horntail dragon to studying magic at Hogwarts. You'll also discover insights into the history, manufacture and construction of LEGO® Harry Potter. If you love LEGO® Harry Potter, you'll love this visual dictionary. It also comes complete with an exclusive mini-figure from the LEGO® Harry Potter range.
Category: LEGO toys

My Year With Harry Potter

Author : Ben Buchanan
ISBN : 1930051506
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An eleven-year-old boy who loves the Harry Potter books even though he has dyslexia recounts how he designed an original board game base on the stories, and entered it in his school's invention contest.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Magical Worlds Of Narnia

Author : David Colbert
ISBN : 0425205630
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines the origins and hidden meanings of the characters and plots within C.S. Lewis's Narnia series.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Hidden Myths In Harry Potter

Author : David Colbert
ISBN : 0312340508
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Presents a study of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter tales, providing a look at the mythical creatures, legendary characters, magical places, and autobiographical details that inform the best-selling series.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Magical Worlds Of Philip Pullman

Author : David Colbert
ISBN : 9781101652343
Genre : Fiction
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Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy series—His Dark Materials—chronicling the adventures of Lyra Silvertongue, her shapeshifting daemon Pantalaimon, and Will Parry on their multi-dimensional odyssey to save all of reality from the mysterious substance known as Dust, has captivated young and old readers alike. What makes Lyra a “Little Girl Lost”? What made Pullman think of Daemons? How was Pullman’s idea of Dust shaped by his life? Did Pullman write the books as a response to C.S. Lewis’s Narnia? The Magical Worlds of Philip Pullman takes his fans on a journey through the worlds of art, science, and religion that inspired Pullman to craft his saga. From the philosophy of William Blake and John Milton’s classic poem Paradise Lost to quantum physics and the Bible, discover the complex origins and controversial themes that have made Pullman’s trilogy a modern marvel in literature. This book was not authorized, prepared, approved, licensed, or endorsed by Philip Pullman, New Line Cinema, or any other individual or entity associated with His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass books or movie.
Category: Fiction

The Ultimate Harry Potter Cookbook

Author : Debra J Davis
ISBN : 1649844808
Genre :
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Eat Magical and Tasty Harry Potter Meals to Experience the Magic World! In this cookbook you will learn: ● Mrѕ. Weaѕley'ѕ Chriѕtmaѕ Fudge ● Pretzel and Cheeѕe Broomѕtickѕ ● Chocolate Frogѕ ● Acid Popѕ ● Cockroach Cluѕterѕ ● Golden Snitch Cake Ballѕ ● Polyjuice Potion Jelly Squareѕ ● And More Get Your Copy Today!
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Mapping The World Of The Sorcerer S Apprentice

Author : Mercedes Lackey
ISBN : 9781941631447
Genre : Literary Criticism
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From the Dursleys as social commentary to a look at Snape's role in less than child-friendly fanfiction . . . from the parallels between Azkaban and Abu Ghraib to the role of religion at Hogwarts . . . from why Dumbledore had to die to why killing Harry never should have been part of Voldemort's plan to begin with . . . Mapping the World of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice offers a comprehensive look at the Harry Potter series through the eyes of leading science fiction and fantasy writers and religion, psychology, and science experts. This book has not been authorized by J. K. Rowling, Warner Bros. or anyone associated with the Harry Potter books or films.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The World Of Harry Potter

Author : Tere Stouffer
ISBN : 9781440636615
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For fans of all ages! Here is an entertaining and easily referenced presentation of insider information to the world that J.K. Rowling has created in her spellbinding series of novels. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the World of Harry Potter explores all aspects of the wizarding world and explains factually in terms of their relationship to historical, literary, religious, scientific, or mythological roots. ?In-depth information on the facts behind all seven books in the Harry Potter series ?Covers all the relevant influences for the Harry Potter series, from religion and mythology to science and literature. ?Can be read from cover to cover or used as a quick-reference guide
Category: Literary Criticism

Harry Potter S Magical World

Author : Patricia Janenko
ISBN : 1505256445
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Welcome to the magical world of Harry Potter! This fifth crossword puzzle book about the challenges and enduring friendship of Harry, Ron and Hermione includes clues from ALL of the books and movies in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Developed by a certified teacher, each puzzle also incorporates clues from academic subjects appropriate for grades 5 - 12. Designed for students to do inside and outside of the classroom, these puzzles provide educational fun and an opportunity to practice skills in math and reading and review science and social studies facts. The other four puzzle books focus on specific books/movies: Harry Potter and Photosynthesis (Sorcerer's Stone and Chamber of Secrets) Harry Potter and the Pythagorean Theorem (Prisoner of Azkaban and the Goblet of Fire) Harry Potter and Pre-Algebra (Order of the Phoenix and the Half-Blood Prince) Harry Potter and U.S. History (Deathly Hallows) Crossword puzzles--a healthy habit at any age! (Developed by a certified teacher)
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Lego Harry Potter The Magical Guide To The Wizarding World

Author : Dk Pub
ISBN : 1465487662
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Your essential companion to everything LEGO Harry Potter Bring a little magic into your life with this beautiful guide to the World of LEGO® Harry Potter(TM)! Delve into the enchanting details of the LEGO Harry Potter sets and minifigures. Explore all your favorite locations and characters from the Wizarding World. In LEGO Harry Potter The Magical Guide to the Wizarding World, each page brings to life a different scene, character or magical object from the world of LEGO Harry Potter. Catch the Hogwarts Express from platform 9 3⁄4 then join in the Sorting Ceremony in Hogwarts' Great Hall. Meet Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Join them as they explore the castle, hang out in the Gryffindor dormitory, and attend magical lessons. Learn all about the LEGO Harry Potter minifigures, including Hogwarts students and teachers such as Luna Lovegood, Neville Longbottom, Severus Snape, Professor McGonagall and eccentric headmaster Albus Dumbledore. Discover amazing magical creatures, like Fawkes the phoenix, Hedwig the snowy owl and Aragog the giant spider. Read all about Lord Voldemort and the Dark Arts. Discover mysterious objects hidden in Hogwarts, such as the Mirror of Erised and Dumbledore's Penseive. Young fans will enjoy reading all about their favourite characters and locations, and fans of all ages will love poring over the magical details. With beautiful photographs on every page, the LEGO Harry Potter The Magical Guide to the Wizarding World is the perfect gift for any fan of Harry Potter and LEGO bricks alike. HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & (TM) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19). ©2019 The LEGO Group.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Ivory Tower And Harry Potter

Author : Lana A. Whited
ISBN : 0826215491
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Now available in paper, The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter is the first book-length analysis of J. K. Rowling's work from a broad range of perspectives within literature, folklore, psychology, sociology, and popular culture. A significant portion of the book explores the Harry Potter series' literary ancestors, including magic and fantasy works by Ursula K. LeGuin, Monica Furlong, Jill Murphy, and others, as well as previous works about the British boarding school experience. Other chapters explore the moral and ethical dimensions of Harry's world, including objections to the series raised within some religious circles. In her new epilogue, Lana A. Whited brings this volume up to date by covering Rowling's latest book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Psychology Of Harry Potter

Author : Neil Mulholland
ISBN : 9781935251378
Genre : Psychology
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Harry Potter has provided a portal to the wizarding world for millions of readers, but an examination of Harry, his friends and his enemies will take us on yet another journey: through the psyche of the Muggle (and wizard!) mind. The twists and turns of the series, as well as the psychological depth and complexity of J. K. Rowling’s characters, have kept fans enthralled with and puzzling over the many mysteries that permeate Hogwarts and beyond: Do the Harry Potter books encourage disobedience? Why is everyone so fascinated by Professor Lupin? What exactly will Harry and his friends do when they finally pass those N.E.W.T.s? Do even wizards live by the ticking of the clock? Is Harry destined to end up alone? And why did it take Ron and Hermione so long to get together? Now, in The Psychology of Harry Potter, leading psychologists delve into the ultimate Chamber of Secrets, analyzing human mind and motivation by examining the themes and characters that make the Harry Potter books the bestselling fantasy series of all time. Grab a spot on the nearest couch, and settle in for some fresh revelations about our favorite young wizard!
Category: Psychology

The Magical World Of The Lord Of The Rings

Author : David Colbert
ISBN : 0143301756
Genre : Baggins, Frodo (Fictitious character)
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Why are Tolkien's Elves tall? Which monster attacked Tolkien in real life? What legend inspired the creation of Gollum? In his masterpiece The Lord of the RingsJ. R. R. Tolkien drew upon a lifetime of knowledge to create the fantastical world of Middle-earth, a place that has captured the imagination of millions of readers. The Magical Worlds of The Lord of the Ringstells the stories behind Tolkien's stories. From dwarves and elves to King Arthur and Beowulf, the book explores the ancient myths and legends that inspired Tolkien, as well as the ideas and events that sparked his incredible imagination.
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Harry Potter

Author : Titan Books
ISBN : 1789096405
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