The Tales of Beedle the Bard

The Tales of Beedle the Bard
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 108
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 0747599874
ISBN 13: 9780747599876
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Tales of Beedle the Bard Book Review:

'You've never heard of The Tales of Beedle the Bard?' said Ron incredulously. 'You're kidding, right?' (From Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) Published by the charity Lumos in association with Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, The Tales of Beedle the Bard is the first new book from J. K. Rowling since the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The Tales of Beedle the Bardplayed a crucial role in assisting Harry, with his friends Ron and Hermione, to finally defeat Lord Voldemort. Fans will be thrilled to have this opportunity to read the tales in full. An exciting addition to the canon of Harry Potter, the tales reveal the wonderful versatility of the author, as she tackles with relish the structure and varying tones of a classic fairy tale. There are five tales: 'The Tale of the Three Brothers', recounted in Deathly Hallows, plus 'The Fountain of Fair Fortune', 'The Warlock's Hairy Heart', 'The Wizard and the Hopping Pot', and 'Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump'. Each has its own magical character and will bring delight, laughter and the thrill of mortal peril. Translated from the original runes by Hermione Granger, the tales are introduced and illustrated by J. K. Rowling. Also included are notes by Professor Albus Dumbledore, which appear by kind permission of the Hogwarts Headmasters' Archive. Lumos is a charity founded by J. K. Rowling which aims to make life better for disadvantaged children. Registered Charity Number: 1112575.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Cinematic Guide Newt Scamander Do Not Feed Out

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them  Cinematic Guide  Newt Scamander Do Not Feed Out
Author: Felicity Baker
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2017-02-02
ISBN 10: 9781407179407
ISBN 13: 1407179403
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Cinematic Guide Newt Scamander Do Not Feed Out Book Review:

The essential film companion for Newt Scamander! Relive the magic of Newt's world with this hardback guidebook featuring your favourite scenes and quotes from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies

Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism  Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies
Author: J.K. Rowling
Publsiher: Pottermore Publishing
Total Pages: 71
Release: 2016-09-06
ISBN 10: 1781106282
ISBN 13: 9781781106280
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies Book Review:

'Minerva was the Roman goddess of warriors and wisdom. William McGonagall is celebrated as the worst poet in British history. There was something irresistible to me about his name, and the idea that such a brilliant woman might be a distant relative of the buffoonish McGonagall.' - J.K. Rowling Pottermore Presents is a collection of J.K. Rowling's writing from the Pottermore archives: short reads originally featured on pottermore.com with some exclusive new additions. These eBooks, with writing curated by Pottermore, will take you beyond the Harry Potter stories as J.K. Rowling reveals her inspiration, intricate details of characters' lives and surprises from the wizarding world. These stories of heroism, hardship and dangerous hobbies profile two of the Harry Potter stories' most courageous and iconic characters: Minerva McGonagall and Remus Lupin. J.K. Rowling also gives us a peek behind the closed curtains of Sybill Trelawney's life, and you'll encounter the reckless, magical-beast-loving Silvanus Kettleburn along the way.

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook
Author: Dinah Bucholz
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-08-18
ISBN 10: 1440508526
ISBN 13: 9781440508523
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook Book Review:

“A fun way to get kids interested in Harry Potter also interested in food.” —New York magazine Conjure up feasts that rival the Great Hall’s, sweets fit for the Minister of Magic, snacks you’d find on the Hogwarts Express, and more! This bestselling unofficial Harry Potter cookbook is perfect for chefs of all ages, from new readers to longtime fans—no wands required! Bangers and mash with Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the Hogwarts dining hall. A proper cuppa tea and rock cakes in Hagrid's hut. Cauldron cakes and pumpkin juice on the Hogwarts Express. With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffee Pie! With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories, such as: Treacle Tart—Harry's favorite dessert Molly's Meat Pies—Mrs. Weasley's classic dish Kreacher's French Onion Soup Pumpkin Pasties—a staple on the Hogwarts Express cart With a dash of magic and a drop of creativity, you'll conjure up the entrees, desserts, snacks, and drinks you need to transform ordinary Muggle meals into magical culinary masterpieces, sure to make even Mrs. Weasley proud!

The Folkloresque

The Folkloresque
Author: Michael Dylan Foster,Jeffrey A. Tolbert
Publsiher: University Press of Colorado
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2015-11-02
ISBN 10: 1457197464
ISBN 13: 9781457197468
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Folkloresque Book Review:

"This volume introduces a new concept to explore the dynamic relationship between folklore and popular culture: the “folkloresque.” With “folkloresque,” Foster and Tolbert name the product created when popular culture appropriates or reinvents folkloric themes, characters, and images. Such manufactured tropes are traditionally considered outside the purview of academic folklore study, but the folkloresque offers a frame for understanding them that is grounded in the discourse and theory of the discipline.Fantasy fiction, comic books, anime, video games, literature, professional storytelling and comedy, and even popular science writing all commonly incorporate elements from tradition or draw on basic folklore genres to inform their structure. Through three primary modes—integration, portrayal, and parody—the collection offers a set of heuristic tools for analysis of how folklore is increasingly used in these commercial and mass-market contexts.The Folkloresque challenges disciplinary and genre boundaries; suggests productive new approaches for interpreting folklore, popular culture, literature, film, and contemporary media; and encourages a rethinking of traditional works and older interpretive paradigms."

Very Good Lives

Very Good Lives
Author: J. K. Rowling
Publsiher: Little, Brown
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2015-04-14
ISBN 10: 0316369144
ISBN 13: 9780316369145
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Very Good Lives Book Review:

J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice. In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, VERY GOOD LIVES presents J.K. Rowling's words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life. How can we embrace failure? And how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others? Drawing from stories of her own post-graduate years, the world famous author addresses some of life's most important questions with acuity and emotional force.

The Riddles of Harry Potter

The Riddles of Harry Potter
Author: Shira Wolosky
Publsiher: Palgrave Macmillan
Total Pages: 225
Release: 2011-06-07
ISBN 10: 9781349291977
ISBN 13: 1349291978
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Riddles of Harry Potter Book Review:

The Riddles of Harry Potter draws readers into the deeper meanings of these phenomenally successful books, arguing that they launch and pursue interpretive quests in an ongoing effort to understand patterns and their attendant meanings, implications, and consequences.

Poems to Live Your Life By

Poems to Live Your Life By
Author: Chris Riddell
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018-09-20
ISBN 10: 1509814396
ISBN 13: 9781509814398
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Poems to Live Your Life By Book Review:

In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between. This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems and is divided into sections covering: musings, youth, family, love, imaginings, nature, war and endings. Chris Riddell brings them to life with his exquisite, intricate artwork in this beautiful anthology. This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses from William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, W. B. Yeats and Christina Rossetti sit alongside poems from Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Carol Ann Duffy, Neil Gaiman and Roger McGough to create the ultimate collection.

Fairy Tales from Before Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales from Before Fairy Tales
Author: Jan M. Ziolkowski
Publsiher: University of Michigan Press
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2010-02-01
ISBN 10: 0472025228
ISBN 13: 9780472025220
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fairy Tales from Before Fairy Tales Book Review:

When did fairy tales begin? What qualifies as a fairy tale? Is a true fairy tale oral or literary? Or is a fairy tale determined not by style but by content? To answer these and other questions, Jan M. Ziolkowski not only provides a comprehensive overview of the theoretical debates about fairy tale origins but includes an extensive discussion of the relationship of the fairy tale to both the written and oral sources. Ziolkowski offers interpretations of a sampling of the tales in order to sketch the complex connections that existed in the Middle Ages between oral folktales and their written equivalents, the variety of uses to which the writers applied the stories, and the diverse relationships between the medieval texts and the expressions of the same tales in the "classic" fairy tale collections of the nineteenth century. In so doing, Ziolkowski explores stories that survive in both versions associated with, on the one hand, such standards of the nineteenth-century fairy tale as the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and Carlo Collodi and, on the other, medieval Latin, demonstrating that the literary fairy tale owes a great debt to the Latin literature of the medieval period. Jan M. Ziolkowski is the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin at Harvard University.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Author: J.K. Rowling
Publsiher: Pottermore Publishing
Total Pages: 357
Release: 2015-12-08
ISBN 10: 1781100225
ISBN 13: 9781781100226
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Book Review:

'There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.' Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true. Having now become classics of our time, the Harry Potter ebooks never fail to bring comfort and escapism to readers of all ages. With its message of hope, belonging and the enduring power of truth and love, the story of the Boy Who Lived continues to delight generations of new readers.

Tales of Passion Tales of Woe

Tales of Passion  Tales of Woe
Author: Sandra Gulland
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2002-05-04
ISBN 10: 0743213580
ISBN 13: 9780743213585
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tales of Passion Tales of Woe Book Review:

Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe is the much-awaited sequel to Sandra Gulland's highly acclaimed first novel, The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. Beginning in Paris in 1796, the saga continues as Josephine awakens to her new life as Mrs. Napoleon Bonaparte. Through her intimate diary entries and Napoleon's impassioned love letters, an astonishing portrait of an incredible woman emerges. Gulland transports us into the ballrooms and bedrooms of exquisite palaces and onto the blood-soaked fields of Napoleon's campaigns. As Napoleon marches to power, we witness, through Josephine, the political intrigues and personal betrayals -- both sexual and psychological -- that result in death, ruin, and victory for those closest to her.

Harry Potter

Harry Potter
Author: J. K. Rowling
Publsiher: Harry Potter
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018-09-25
ISBN 10: 9781338312911
ISBN 13: 133831291X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Original Screenplay

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them  The Original Screenplay
Author: J.K. Rowling
Publsiher: Pottermore Publishing
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2016-11-18
ISBN 10: 1781109605
ISBN 13: 9781781109601
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Original Screenplay Book Review:

When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone... Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. A feat of imagination and featuring a cast of remarkable characters and magical creatures, this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition for any film lover or reader’s bookshelf. The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will have its theatrical release on 18th November 2016.

Fantastic Beasts the Crimes of Grindelwald the Original Screenplay

Fantastic Beasts  the Crimes of Grindelwald   the Original Screenplay
Author: J.k. Rowling
Publsiher: Sphere
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-11-14
ISBN 10: 9780751578287
ISBN 13: 0751578282
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fantastic Beasts the Crimes of Grindelwald the Original Screenplay Book Review:

The Wizarding World journey continues . . . The powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most of whom are unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore enlists Newt, his former Hogwarts student, who agrees to help once again, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the second screenplay in a five-film series to be written by J.K. Rowling, author of the internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. Set in 1927, a few months after the events of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, and moving from New York to London, Paris and even back to Hogwarts, this story of mystery and magic reveals an extraordinary new chapter in the wizarding world. Illustrated with stunning line art from MinaLima with some surprising nods to the Harry Potter stories that will delight fans of both the books and films.

Hogwarts An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide

Hogwarts  An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide
Author: J.K. Rowling
Publsiher: Pottermore Publishing
Total Pages: 85
Release: 2016-09-06
ISBN 10: 1781106274
ISBN 13: 9781781106273
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hogwarts An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide Book Review:

'The Ministry of Magic felt strongly, however, that to construct an additional wizarding station in the middle of London would stretch even the Muggles' notorious determination not to notice magic when it was exploding in front of their faces.' - J.K. Rowling Pottermore Presents is a collection of J.K. Rowling's writing from the Pottermore archives: short reads originally featured on pottermore.com. These eBooks, with writing curated by Pottermore, will take you beyond the Harry Potter stories as J.K. Rowling reveals her inspiration, intricate details of characters' lives and surprises from the wizarding world. Hogwarts An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide takes you on a journey to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You'll venture into the Hogwarts grounds, become better acquainted with its more permanent residents, learn more about lessons and discover secrets of the castle . . . all at the turn of a page.

The Harry Potter Companion

The Harry Potter Companion
Author: Acascias Riphouse
Publsiher: Virtualbookworm Publishing
Total Pages: 537
Release: 2004-07
ISBN 10: 9781589395824
ISBN 13: 1589395824
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Harry Potter Companion Book Review:

This is a magical, unofficial companion to the "Harry Potter" series that will help you enjoy the adventures more thoroughly. Learn about the wizard lifestyle, get to know Hogwarts inside and out and discover everything you ever wanted to know about Animagi. Descriptions, definitions, maps, timelines and additional commentary will guide you every step of the way.

Classic Books from the Library of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Classic Books from the Library of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Author: Kennilworthy Whisp,J. K. Rowling,Newt Scamander
Publsiher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2001-03-01
ISBN 10: 9780439284035
ISBN 13: 0439284031
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Classic Books from the Library of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Book Review:

Find out more about Harry Potter's world by reading two of his Hogwarts textbooks. Quidditch Through the Ages begins with the history of broomsticks, describes the evolution of Quidditch, and includes the rules of the game as well as a chapter on modern-day play. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the most complete A to Z listing of magical beasts that exists, and includes their classifications.

Wuthering High

Wuthering High
Author: Cara Lockwood
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2006-07-04
ISBN 10: 1416525262
ISBN 13: 9781416525264
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wuthering High Book Review:

Fifteen-year-old Mia is not exactly thrilled when she gets the news that her parents are shipping her off to boarding school. It's not like she did anything that bad -- all she did was wreck her dad's car and max out her step mum's credit cards. So, off she goes, from Chicago to Bard Academy, an exclusive prep school that treats troubled teenagers with a healthy dose of higher learning and old-fashioned discipline. But all is not what it seems at this educational institute, and Mia and her classmates soon discover that the teachers are actually ghosts, stuck in limbo, some of them famous authors who died before their time, including Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, and Charlotte Bronte. And what's even more disturbing is that not all the ghosts have good intentions. Mia and her friends must stop one evil instructor's plan to bring down the school -- and the entire student body with it.

The Book of Wizardry

The Book of Wizardry
Author: Cornelius Rumstuckle
Publsiher: Llewellyn Publications
Total Pages: 325
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9780738701653
ISBN 13: 0738701653
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book of Wizardry Book Review:

Gives the twenty-two secrets for becoming a Wizard, including how to make a wand, read an oracle, and achieve member status in the Wizards' Guild.

Ordinary Enchantments

Ordinary Enchantments
Author: Wendy B. Faris
Publsiher: Vanderbilt University Press
Total Pages: 323
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780826514424
ISBN 13: 0826514421
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ordinary Enchantments Book Review:

Ordinary Enchantments investigates magical realism as the most important trend in contemporary international fiction, defines its characteristics and narrative techniques, and proposes a new theory to explain its significance. In the most comprehensive critical treatment of this literary mode to date, Wendy B. Faris discusses a rich array of examples from magical realist novels around the world, including the work not only of Latin American writers like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, but also of authors like Salman Rushdie, Gunter Grass, Toni Morrison, and Ben Okri. Faris argues that by combining realistic representation with fantastic elements so that the marvelous seems to grow organically out of the ordinary, magical realism destabilizes the dominant form of realism based on empirical definitions of reality, gives it visionary power, and thus constitutes what might be called a "remystification" of narrative in the West. Noting the radical narrative heterogeneity of magical realism, the author compares its cultural role to that of traditional shamanic performance, which joins the worlds of daily life and that of the spirits. Because of that capacity to bridge different worlds, magical realism has served as an effective decolonizing agent, providing the ground for marginal voices, submerged traditions, and emergent literatures to develop and create masterpieces. At the same time, this process is not limited to postcolonial situations but constitutes a global trend that replenishes realism from within. In addition to describing what many consider to be the progressive cultural work of magical realism, Faris also confronts the recent accusation that magical realism and its study as a global phenomenon can be seen as a form of commodification and an imposition of cultural homogeneity. And finally, drawing on the narrative innovations and cultural scenarios that magical realism enacts, she extends those principles toward issues of gender and the possibility of a female element within magical realism.