Happy birthday, Harry Potter! A look back at Harry's special days

The birthday of Harry Potter falls on July 31 (which also happens to be the birthday of J.K Rowling). In the Potter universe, the days are usually eventful ones. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Happy birthday, Harry Potter! A look back at Harry's special days

The birthday of Harry Potter falls on July 31 (which also happens to be the birthday of J.K Rowling). In the Potter universe, the days are usually eventful ones. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Back to Hogwarts: 'Harry Potter' fans celebrate the traditional first day of school

In the 'Potter' books, Hogwarts students always head back to school on Sept. 1. Many fans are celebrating today and 'Potter' fanatics have a new book (by Rowling although not set in the 'Potter' universe), a new theme park, and – a bit farther out – a new movie to look forward to. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cast of Harry Potter will reunite in special after 20 years — but no mention of J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are reuniting with other cast members from the blockbuster film franchise for a special 20th anniversary TV retrospective, movie studio Warner Bros. said on Tuesday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-16 22:10:32 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' is available to play a day early

Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite officially debuts on June 21st, but you won't have to wait until then to play if you live in the right country. The location-based game is already available for would-be Android and iOS spellcasters in the US an... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-20 16:42:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops, libraries and schools ready Harry Potter 20th birthday celebrations

Bookshops, libraries and schools are preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with quizzes, events and an attempt to break a world record. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling hits back over threats to burn Harry Potter books

JK Rowling mocks Twitter users who threaten to burn her books because of her anti-Trump stance. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter's 20th birthday to be marked with British Library show

Twenty years after the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 2017 show promises ‘a journey to the heart’ of JK Rowling’s storiesIdeally positioned in King’s Cross, just a stone’s throw from the mythical beginning of the journey to Hogwarts on Platform 9 3/4, the British... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What to know about opening day at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday is likely to draw huge crowds, including adults who grew up reading the books by J.K. Rowling and teens who watched the eight movies that followed. If you plan to brave the Potterfest, here are some... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens in 2 days: Red carpet event coming tonight

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is about to debut. After 2 1/2 years of construction, Wizarding World is set for its grand opening Thursday morning. Leading up to that, a red carpet event tonight will include several stars from the "Harry Potter" films, and more... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter Book Night back in 2016

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has revealed plans for a second Harry Potter Book Night in 2016. The event, which will take place on the 4th February, will again include events and activities based on the seven Harry Potter books penned by J K Rowling. More than 10,000 schools, libraries,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling celebrates 12 Days of Christmas with 12 new 'Harry Potter' stories (+video)

From Dec. 12 to Dec. 23, Rowling is posting 12 new stories set in the 'Potter' universe on the website Pottermore. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling celebrates 12 Days of Christmas with 12 new 'Harry Potter' stories

From Dec. 12 to Dec. 23, Rowling is posting 12 new stories set in the 'Potter' universe on the website Pottermore. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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You're a legend Harry! The Harry Potter books turn 20

We dug into the archives to find the first Kiwi review of Harry Potter, but the earliest seems to be from 1999.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and Beatrix Potter up for Waterstones book of the year

A Harry Potter script and a Beatrix Potter story are among the titles up for Waterstones Book of the Year 2016. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First look at the Potter family from upcoming play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

It’s been 19 years since the events of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” and boy does it show. The first images of upcoming West End stage play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” written by English playwright Jack Thorne and based on a story from Thorne and “Potter” scribe J.K. Rowling,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': Here's how the play fits into the 'Potter' universe

'Potter' fans now know what the upcoming play will be about and it involves more of the characters from the book series than they may have thought. The show is set to open in London in the summer of 2016. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling pens a new 'Harry Potter' story and a new 'Potter' theme park opens

J.K. Rowling recently released a short story about the futures of such characters as Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger, while the new section of Universal Studios titled The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley just opened to the public. J.K. Rowling also recently... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling pens a new 'Harry Potter' story and 'Potter' theme park opens (+video)

J.K. Rowling recently released a short story about the futures of such characters as Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger, while the new section of Universal Studios titled The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley just opened to the public. J.K. Rowling also recently... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter' set at an HBCU? LaDarrion Williams wrote the book he always wanted to read

'Blood at the Root,' LaDarrion Williams' first novel in a three-book deal — a series that centers on a Black boy in a YA fantasy saga — is the kind of fiction he wishes existed when he was a kid. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-05-03 10:00:51 UTC ]
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