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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

New Contest from Amazon.com, Get "Deathly Hallows" At Midnight

Posted by: Edward
June 22, 2007, 04:27 PM

Amazon.com has announced a brand new contest for 9 lucky Harry Potter fans under the age of 18 to win a free copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows delivered to them at midnight on July 21st, along with a prize pack of Harry Potter memorabilia. In order to enter, the child mustContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Winners Picked in Scholastic's Midnight Signing with JKR Contest

Posted by: Edward
June 22, 2007, 02:28 PM

In a press release, US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic announced the seven lucky US fans that have won a three day/night trip to London to attend the midnight reading and signing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21st. With more than 40,000 entries submitted, theseContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Parts 3 and 4 of the Ultimate Deathly Hallows Predictions Quiz

Posted by: Edward
June 21, 2007, 12:44 PM

It is that time again! To celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Leaky is proud to present to you the next part in our Ultimate Deathly Hallows Predictions Exam. Now containing 400 (yes, 400) questions, this exam was created to record all of your guesses aboutContinued...

Lewis Interviews

New Interview with Matthew Lewis

Posted by: Edward
June 20, 2007, 05:39 PM

Fellow Potter site, HarryLatino.com, had the opportunity to interview Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) recently where the actor spoke on many topics including: how he began acting, his role in the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and the possibility of branching out into other areas of film making. YouContinued...

"My Very Harry" Essay Contest from the Houston Chronicle

Posted by: Edward
June 20, 2007, 05:10 PM

The Houston Chronicle is holding a new contest to win the Harry Potter SceneIt DVD game, plus four free passes to your local Cinemark movie theater. In order to enter, readers must write an essay on the biggest Harry Potter fan they know, in 250 words or less, and can submit their entry, alongContinued...

Books

Travel the World of Harry Potter Online

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2007, 04:28 PM

Have you ever wanted to take a trip through the world of Harry Potter and learn more about the different locations found in the series by J.K. Rowling ? Well now you can take a trip of sorts, via this guideto the many places found in the Harry Potter world now online at BudgetTravelOnline.com. Written byContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Australian Publishers Allen and Unwin Open JKR 'Midnight Signing' Competition

Posted by: Edward
June 20, 2007, 01:30 AM

Along with US and UK Harry Potter publishers Scholastic and Bloomsbury, Allen and Unwin, who publish the series in Australia, have opened their ‘J. K. Rowling and the Midnight Signing’ contest. Similar to the US and UK contests we previously told you about,Continued...

Contests

"Most Magical Places" Contest Winners Announced

Posted by: sue
June 16, 2007, 01:01 PM

Last month, we had a contest where readers were to photograph a most magical place in their vicinity or a place which reminded you of a setting from the Harry Potter novels. With photos to make Colin Creevy proud, we can now announce the winners of this contest, which are as follows:

  • First Place: HerpoContinued...
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    J.K.Rowling Adds "Gadget" for Vista Users

    Posted by: sue
    June 15, 2007, 12:07 AM

    Our favorite author sure has been busy these past few days! As we reported earlier, Jo is going on tour here in the US in October, and has also opened the door to her study on her website, where you can now take the third and final WOMBAT. Jo has also now made available a special widget or a “Gadget”Continued...

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    Scholastic Updates with Knight Bus Fan Videos

    Posted by: sue
    June 14, 2007, 11:38 PM

    As promised, US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic have now updated their website with a montage of some of the first fan videos made during the Knight Bus tour. You can see these videos of lucky fans who are visiting the purple bus (just like the one from the books) as it makes its way across theContinued...

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    Amazon.com "Deathly Hallows Kid Correspondents" Videos Now Online

    Posted by: sue
    June 12, 2007, 12:03 PM

    Previously we told you about the contest online retailer Amazon.com had asking young Harry Potter fans to submit videos about their love of the series in the buildup to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The first of these videos is now online, including one fromContinued...

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    Leaky Facebook Application

    Posted by: Melissa
    June 06, 2007, 01:13 AM

    If you use Facebook, the popular social networking site, we have something for you: Super!Alex Robbin, one of our senior staff programmers, had a few extra minutes (we are out of supleratives for the kid, seriously) and so created a Facebook application for the Leaky countdowns and PotterCast. You can add it to your profileContinued...

    Contests

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Dursleys

    Posted by: sue
    June 03, 2007, 03:26 PM

    Hey everyone, would you like to read Harry Potter and the Deathly Dursleys? No, this editor has not lost her mind (well not completely, squeeing tendencies aside), but rather this is our new contest where you write a chapter due in "Deathly Hallows" where Harry has to return to Privet Drive, as heContinued...

    Rumor

    Fly the Ford Anglia at New Harry Potter Theme Park?

    Posted by: sue
    June 01, 2007, 11:04 PM

    There are a few pieces of news tonight regarding the newly announced "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" theme park coming to the Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
    First, for those that missed the news before, the HarryPotter/Universal website we told youContinued...

    Scribbulus

    June Issue of "Scribbulus" Now Online

    Posted by: sue
    June 01, 2007, 04:28 PM

    The June issue of Scribbulus is now online, featuring this month some great essays on the theme of Character Analysis and more. There are four essays that spotlight specific characters: Ron Weasley, Remus Lupin, Draco Malfoy, as well as a comparison of Harry and Tom Riddle. In addition, there are pieces on aContinued...

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