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Harry Potter Artist Mary GrandPre to Speak at Scholarship Breakfast

Posted by: Rosi
March 16, 2010, 05:09 PM

Mary GrandPre, the artist behind the cover art and illustrations in the U.S. Harry Potter books, will be the keynote speaker at The Girls' Middle School's Annual Scholarship Breakfast. The breakfast - "Step Into the Magic" - will take place on the 28th of April from 8:00am toContinued...

Scholastic

Scholastic Announce "All-New Harry Potter Online Experience"

Posted by: Rosi
March 05, 2010, 06:11 PM

Scholastic have updated their blog to announce that they are "preparing an all new Harry Potter experience." Although no specific details are revealed, the blog post states that the experience "will give new readers the perfect home to start their Hogwarts journey." The Harry Potter sectionContinued...

Books

Harry Potter Books Make Top Book to Pass On and Bed Time Story Lists

Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2010, 11:52 AM

A World Book Day survey has found that the Harry Potter series ranks as the top book readers would pass on to younger generations.  The BBC reports that more than 1,000 Britons aged 16-64 were surveyed as part of this poll, which ranked such other books as The Da VinciContinued...

HP Cast

Harry Potter Actors Read Love Poems for Valentine's Day

Posted by: Rosi
February 11, 2010, 06:47 PM

Thanks to our Order Partner DanRadcliffe.com we can let you know about a feature on the Times Online website where you can send a love poem via MMS to the mobile phone of a significant other. Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Alan Rickman (Severus Snape), Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart)Continued...

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
February 08, 2010, 03:57 AM

It's been a quiet week in terms of news from the Harry Potter cast. Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) spoke to The Guardian newspaper's Weekend supplement about her most recent projects, including her role in Tim Burton's highly anticipated adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland." In the interview, BonhamContinued...

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
January 24, 2010, 01:57 PM

This week, the awards season is in full swing and we also have some news about new projects some of the Harry Potter actors have been working on. Firstly, thanks to Christian, we can bring you the news that Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Tom FeltonContinued...

Education

Travelling Harry Potter Exhibit from the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Posted by: Rosi
January 09, 2010, 04:55 AM

A press release from the University of Alabama at Birmingham announces a travelling exhibit to "[show] how Rowling delved into the writings of real 15th and 16th century physicians, scholars and scientists to fashion the basis of magic in the seven Potter books." Supplemented by theContinued...

Leaky

Leaky's 2009 Year In Review: Part Two

Posted by: Edward
December 31, 2009, 03:00 PM

Here now is Part Two of Leaky's 2009 Year in Review of Harry Potter news!  Part One is posted below.  Enjoy!


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May  

After years of planning, the time had come for LeakyCon 2009, our very first Harry Potter fan conference.  In the lead up to the event, two LeakyCon songs and our officialContinued...

Leaky

Leaky's 2009 Year In Review: Part One

Posted by: Edward
December 31, 2009, 12:00 PM

It was quite the year for Harry Potter.  Two years following the release of the final book of the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, fans continued to express their creativity for the boy who lived in nearly every medium.  Film wise, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" appeared inContinued...

Books

Indigo Ranks Deathly Hallows as Best Young Adult Book of the Decade

Posted by: Rosi
December 29, 2009, 10:59 AM

A press release from Canadian book retailer Indigo Books & Music Inc. has ranked Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as the top book of the decade in their newly released Young Adult Fiction list. The list was put together by a "dedicated team of Indigo book buyers," withContinued...

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Grint and Watson Talk Potter Reading Habits in Ultimate Editions Special Features Clip

Posted by: Edward
December 28, 2009, 02:02 PM

The newest issue of the official Harry Potter newsletter has been released, and contains a short clip of a special feature from the Ultimate Editions release of the first two Harry Potter films.    The preview, available to view via this linkContinued...

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Harry Potter Series Best of the Year List RoundUp

Posted by: Edward
December 26, 2009, 12:02 PM

As newspapers continue to take stock of this past decade, the books and films of the Harry Potter series make an appearance on a number of new end of the year lists.  First, the Globe and Mail names the seventh book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, their Book of the Decade.  TheContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 211: Never Be Afraid to Squee

Posted by: Edward
December 24, 2009, 05:33 PM

 
PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, has its holiday episode online, just in time for Christmas.  Our 211th episode starts off with the latest in Potter news, including a preview of the One Day in the Life of Daniel Radcliffe book from photographer Tim Hailand, a teaser of the Harry PotterContinued...

Books

Harry Potter Novels Make USA Today List of Top Books of the 2000s

Posted by: Edward
December 23, 2009, 11:39 PM

Novels from the Harry Potter series by author J. K. Rowling have been included in six of the ten spots on USA Today's list of the Top Ten Books of the 2000s.  Miss Rowling's novels placed along side the popular Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer and the Dan Brown novel TheContinued...

Movies

New Photos from Wizarding World of Harry Potter Construction at Universal Orlando

Posted by: Edward
December 23, 2009, 11:30 PM

There are a series of new construction photos from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios, Orlando from Orlando United and OrlandoParkNews online today.  First, Orlando United has a series of high res shots showcasing up close viewsContinued...

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