CharmHazel’s Wizarding World – Week 5: 4th-10th February
“Not Slytherin, eh?” said the small voice. “Are you sure? You could be great, you know, it’s all here in your head, and Slytherin will help you on the way to greatness, no doubt about that – no? Well, if you’re sure – better be GRYFFINDOR!” (The Sorting Hat in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1997)
Did you know that Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the longest book in the series, was released three years after the Goblet of Fire, on 21st June 2003 in the UK, USA and Canada. Despite the huge gap between book releases, the book still sold a record-breaking 5 millions copies in just 24 hours.
“Sorry,” he said, “but have you seen a toad at all?” (Neville Longbottom in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1997)
“Think my name’s funny, do you? No need to ask who you are. My father told me all the Weasleys have red hair, freckles and more children than they can afford.” (Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1997)
“Look at that!” Bagman was yelling. “Will you look at that! Our youngest champion is quickest to get his egg! Well, this is going to shorten the odds on Mr Potter!” (Ludo Bagman in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2000)
“Dobby, sir. Just Dobby. Dobby the house-elf,” said the creature. (Dobby in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 1998)
“My mum. I told her you didn’t expect any presents and – oh no,” he groaned, “she’s made you a Weasley Jumper.” (Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1997)
Harry kept to his room, with his new owl for company. He had decided to call her Hedwig, a name he had found in A History of Magic. (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1997)
“Every year she makes us a jumper,” said Ron, unwrapping his own, “and mine is always maroon.” (Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1997)
“Harry Potter,” said Harry. (Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1997)
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