The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World of Harry Potter, 1st Edition

  • Tere Stouffer
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  • ISBN-10: 1429544678
  • ISBN-13: 9781429544672
  • DDC: 823.914
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 272 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
1: Wizards, Monsters, and Creatures of All Sorts.
2: Wizards, Witches, and Warlocks.
3: Creatures of All Shapes and Sizes.
4: Where and How the Wizards are.
5: The Wizard’s Wardrobe and Toolbox.
6: How Wizards Spend Their Days.
7: Getting Around: Modes of Transportation.
8: The Sporting Life: Quidditch, Chess, and Other Games.
9: Magical Places.
10: Where the Witches Go in London.
11: Hogwarts School and Hogsmeade.
12: International Wizarding Schools.
13: Spells, Potions, and Other Ways of Performing Magic.
14: Herbology 101.
15: Round About the Cauldron Go: Draughts and Potions.
16: Watch what You Say: Spells, Charms, Hexes, Jinxes, and Curses.
17: Advanced Wizardry.
18: Regulating Magic and the Wizards Who Perform It.
19: The Ministry of Magic.
20: Crime and Punishment.
21: The Final Word.
Appendix A: Glossary of British Terms.
Appendix B: Cool Wizarding Websites.
About the Author.