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International and later editions have been created by a range of designers, including Mary GrandPré for US audiences and Mika Launis in Finland. The success of the books and films has allowed the Harry Potter franchise to expand with numerous derivative works, a travelling exhibition that premiered in Chicago in 2009, a studio tour in London that opened in 2012, a digital platform on which J. The last game in the series, Deathly Hallows, was split, with Part 1 released in November 2010 and Part 2 debuting on consoles in July 2011. The books have now been translated into more than 80 different languages including Latin, Hebrew and Welsh, and recorded as audiobooks in nearly as many languages. If you’re turned down by every single publisher in existence, you might have to consider the possibility that what you have written is not publishable.

However, he wrote that he is "a little tired of discovering Harry at home with his horrible aunt and uncle", the formulaic beginning of all seven books. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery game now available on iPhone and iPad, but it's an obnoxious free-to-play game".Harry is a hero because he loves others, even willing to accept death to save them; Voldemort is a villain because he does not. Harry claims the Triwizard Cup with Cedric, but in doing so is teleported to a graveyard where Pettigrew kills Cedric, then resurrects Voldemort using Harry's blood.

In the aftermath, he learns important lessons through exposition and discussions with head teacher and mentor Albus Dumbledore. The first book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997; also published as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone), was released under the name J.

I was planning on only one more draft before I publish, but now I’m thinking of doing another… in case that helps. After finishing the series, I decided to have a change from writing children’s books and wrote a novel for grown-ups instead, set in the real world. In the 1970s, children's books were generally realistic as opposed to fantastic, [167] while adult fantasy became popular because of the influence of The Lord of the Rings. A 2004 study found that books in the series were commonly read aloud in elementary schools in San Diego County, California. Rowling herself has stated that the last chapter of the final book (in fact, the epilogue) was completed "in something like 1990".

The Washington Post book critic Ron Charles opined in July 2007 that "through no fault of Rowling's", the cultural and marketing "hysteria" marked by the publication of the later books "trains children and adults to expect the roar of the coliseum, a mass-media experience that no other novel can possibly provide". The trouble is that one Harry Potter novel every few years is not enough to reverse the decline in reading. These give children the opportunity to use their imagination and draw their very own illustrations to go along with their magical story. You can lead a fool to a book but you cannot make them think": Author has frank words for the religious right". Jennifer Conn used Snape's and Quidditch coach Madam Hooch's teaching methods as examples of what to avoid and what to emulate in clinical teaching, [194] and Joyce Fields wrote that the books illustrate four of the five main topics in a typical first-year sociology class: "sociological concepts including culture, society, and socialisation; stratification and social inequality; social institutions; and social theory".A series of many genres, including fantasy, drama, coming-of-age fiction, and the British school story (which includes elements of mystery, thriller, adventure, horror, and romance), the world of Harry Potter explores numerous themes and includes many cultural meanings and references. The popularity and high market value of the series has led Rowling, her publishers, and film distributor Warner Bros. K. Rowling to issue several statements urging Harry Potter fans to refrain from purchasing pet owls. When Umbridge bans practical teaching of Defence Against the Dark Arts, Harry, Ron and Hermione form " Dumbledore's Army", a secret group to continue the teachings.

As the full moon rises, Lupin transforms into a werewolf and bounds away, and the group chase after him. The series has also gathered adult fans, leading to the release of two editions of each Harry Potter book, identical in text but with one edition's cover artwork aimed at children and the other aimed at adults. She described the fairy tale, which was unrelated to Harry Potter, as an exploration of “truth and the abuse of power.

The first releases of the successive books in the series followed in the same style but somewhat more realistic, illustrating scenes from the books. As of February 2023 [update], the books have sold more than 600 million copies worldwide, making them the best-selling book series in history, and have been available in 85 languages.

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