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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World of Harry Potter
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World of Harry Potter

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by Tere Stouffer
 

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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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440636615
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
10/02/2007
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
838,204
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Tere Stouffer, earned her M.A. in children's literature at Hollins University, where she debated the relative merits of the Harry Potter novels with nationally recognized scholars and authors. She's been invited twice to present papers at the prestigious Children's Literature Association International Conference. She is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in writing for children at Hollins University, and an M.A. in storytelling at East Tennessee State University.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the World of Harry Potter 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 23 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is great. However, i have noticed quite a few mistakes. For example, at one point, it mentions hermiones middle name. Its jean but they say it is jane. I have also seen sentences being repeated
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
IDOITS DONT READ HARRY POTTER BECAUSE THEY CANT
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So negative...huh
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Idiot- (n) One who does not read Harry Potter.
Janisbahai More than 1 year ago
This is a nice book for a Harry Potter collection if you're a fanfiction writer or just want to be able to look things up quickly. The Lexicon will provide more information, but some folks prefer to have a book to carry around or just peruse. That makes this book a handy one to have. For the serious Potter reader, this book will not offer any new ideas or give more information than the very serious already know, yet I find it a nice book to have. I let my non-HP readers look through it and they begin to appreciate the depth of the HP septology.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Covering everything from The Ministry of Magic to Draughts and Potions, 'The Complete Idiot¿s Guide to The World of Harry Potter' is a handy reference for novice and Harry Potter experts alike. The book gives readers an understanding of the origins of Rowling¿s work. It can be read from cover to cover, in sections, or by chapters of interest. The book is divided into five user-friendly sections. Sprinkled throughout the chapters, the author includes ¿boxes¿ that clarify wizarding terminology, explain unfamiliar British terms, discuss how the story ties into mythology, folklore, and biblical myths, and give travel tips that guide the reader around the wizarding world. Also provided, are list of ¿wizarding websites¿ that will be of interest to avid fans, and a glossary of British terms that can be used to easily locate and understand unfamiliar British terms that appear in the series. Whether you are attending a Harry Potter party and need a crash course, or whether you are a hardcore fan and need to do some fact checking, this book is an ideal resource. The information is organized in an easy-to-use format that is not overwhelming. Readers will appreciate the smaller trim size (6 X 9) which fits nicely in any backpack.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
They think we're an ideat
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
And an even bigger one when it's about Harry Plopper.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Did u ment to actually write idiots?if yes than its on!its fight you"idiot"u know im starting to think that u are an idiot and wants anyone who reads this book to becaume one of u
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked ur defintion for idiot. Person who wrote a review on sep.20.lol. anyway. Im not an idoit thank u. Didnt really like this bool either. Not the best book. Speeling mistakes here and there. Repeats things alreay said. Not the best put together book.
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I love harry potter so much you're the best Harry!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awsome.
Winnie Commers More than 1 year ago
Who is an idiot?
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