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Parade's Harry Potter Essay Contest

Posted by: Mel
August 17, 2011, 04:12 PM

Parade is hosting a Harry Potter essay contest for long time fans of the series to voice which book they think they would most recommend to readers who are new to the Wizarding World:

In a short essay (300 words or less) tell us your favorite Harry Potter book and why. We want to know which book inspired you the most. We'll feature our favorite essays on

Essays should be emailed to Remember to include your first name, your hometown, your favorite Harry Potter book and why, and why you're the ultimate Harry Potter fan.

More information on the contest can be found here. Good luck to everyone who enters!

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673 Points

deathly hallows of course, but you can’t read one book before the other, you won’t follow it’s best to read them in the right order

Posted by mencia on August 18, 2011, 04:47 AM report to moderator
673 Points

does anyone know whether it’s open to everyone or just the people in the U.S.A?

Posted by mencia on August 18, 2011, 04:54 AM report to moderator
11118 Points

there all really good books but i think Prisoner of Azkaban is the best its very detailed!!

Posted by ❤Haa~Chan❤ on August 18, 2011, 05:06 AM report to moderator
2006 Points

My favorite book is The Order of the Pheoenix I think but I would recommend them to start with the first book!

Posted by Viccy6 {ROAR!} on August 18, 2011, 07:37 AM report to moderator
56 Points

the fifth is my favourite

Posted by joe11093 on August 18, 2011, 09:11 AM report to moderator
582 Points

love them all! :)

Posted by __caLixte_aeron_bLack__*ROAR!* on August 18, 2011, 10:50 AM report to moderator
52 Points

i think i’ll do PoA…. so much fun!

Posted by butterbeerbottle on August 18, 2011, 12:29 PM report to moderator
4138 Points

I don’t think I’ll enter.

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on August 18, 2011, 01:13 PM report to moderator
534 Points

So entering this.

Posted by hermioneginnyluna on August 18, 2011, 02:13 PM report to moderator
34 Points

I think I might do it sounds fun!

Posted by cyruslashore123 on August 19, 2011, 12:21 PM report to moderator
34 Points

I think I might do it, sounds fun!

Posted by cyruslashore123 on August 19, 2011, 12:22 PM report to moderator
158 Points

Sounds like fun. But is it only open in the USA?

Posted by trip_le_threat on August 19, 2011, 12:40 PM report to moderator
441 Points

I really love them all too! I couldn’t recommend that someone read one of the middle books (or last book!) without reading the very first one. They would be missing out on a lot of the story and would be lost!

Posted by purplehogwarts on August 20, 2011, 10:46 AM report to moderator
50 Points

Going to be tough to keep it less than 300 words – Fav is PoA and DH but gotta read the first (PS) one first.

Posted by Filmgirl152 on August 20, 2011, 10:27 PM report to moderator
84 Points

Nice I’m in!! That’s really fabulous and such a good idea!!

Posted by Anaconda Beastie on August 21, 2011, 01:24 PM report to moderator
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