She was their only child  and, although they were "a bit bemused" by the oddities displayed by their daughter, they were known to be proud of her. Upon turning eleven, Hermione was surprised to learn that she was a witch and was invited to attend Hogwarts.
Fictional universe of Harry Potter The central character in the series is Harry Pottera boy who lives in Surrey with his aunt, uncle, and cousin - the Dursleys - who discovers, at the age of eleven, that he is a wizardthough he lives in the ordinary world of non-magical people known as Muggles.
His magical ability is inborn, and children with such abilities are invited to attend exclusive magic schools that teach the necessary skills to succeed in the wizarding world. As Harry develops through his adolescence, he learns to overcome the problems that face him: The environment Rowling created is intimately connected to reality.
Harry meets a half-giant, Rubeus Hagridwho is also his first contact with the wizarding world. Harry survived with only a lightning-shaped scar on his forehead as a memento of the attack, and Voldemort disappeared soon afterwards, gravely weakened by his own rebounding curse.
However, at the orders of the venerable and well-known wizard Albus Dumbledorethe orphaned Harry had been placed in the home of his unpleasant Muggle relatives, the Dursleys, who have kept him safe but treated him poorly, including confining him to a cupboard without meals and treating as their servant.
Hagrid then officially invites Harry to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a famous magic school in Scotland that educates young teenagers on their magical development for seven years, from age eleven to seventeen.
As Harry begins to explore the magical world, the reader is introduced to many of the primary locations used throughout the series.
Harry meets most of the main characters and gains his two closest friends: Ron Weasleya fun-loving member of an ancient, large, happy, but poor wizarding family, and Hermione Grangera gifted, bright, and hardworking witch of non-magical parentage.
He and his friends investigate a year-old mystery that appears uncannily related to recent sinister events at the school.
The memory of Tom Riddle resides inside of the diary and when Ginny begins to confide in the diary, Voldemort is able to possess her. It kills those who make direct eye contact with it and petrifies those who look at it indirectly.
The book also introduces a new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher, Gilderoy Lockharta highly cheerful, self-conceited wizard with a pretentious facade, later turning out to be a fraud. Harry also learns about the innate ability of his to speak the snake language Parseltongue is rare and often associated with the Dark Arts.
The third novel, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkabanfollows Harry in his third year of magical education. It is the only book in the series which does not feature Lord Voldemort in any form. As Harry struggles with his reaction to the dementors — dark creatures with the power to devour a human soul and feed on despair — which are ostensibly protecting the school, he reaches out to Remus Lupina Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher who is eventually revealed to be a werewolf.
Lupin teaches Harry defensive measures which are well above the level of magic generally executed by people his age. Although Harry manages to escape, Cedric Diggorythe other Hogwarts champion in the tournament, is killed by Peter Pettigrew and Voldemort re-enters the Wizarding World with a physical body.
She transforms the school into a dictatorial regime and refuses to allow the students to learn ways to defend themselves against dark magic.
Through those lessons, Harry begins to develop a crush on the popular and attractive Cho Chang. Harry and his friends are relatively protected from that danger at Hogwarts. They are subject to all the difficulties of adolescence — Harry eventually begins dating Ginny, Ron establishes a strong infatuation with fellow Hogwarts student Lavender Brownand Hermione starts to develop romantic feelings towards Ron.
Near the beginning of the novel, lacking his own book, Harry is given an old potions textbook filled with many annotations and recommendations signed by a mysterious writer titled; "the Half-Blood Prince.
With war drawing near, Harry takes private lessons with Dumbledore, who shows him various memories concerning the early life of Voldemort in a device called a Pensieve. These reveal that in order to preserve his life, Voldemort has split his soul into pieces, creating a series of Horcruxes — evil enchanted items hidden in various locations, one of which was the diary destroyed in the second book.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallowsthe last original novel in the series, begins directly after the events of the sixth book.
Lord Voldemort has completed his ascension to power and gained control of the Ministry of Magic. To ensure their own safety as well as that of their family and friends, they are forced to isolate themselves. As they search for the Horcruxes, the trio learns details about an ancient prophecy about the Deathly Hallows, three legendary items that when united under one Keeper, would supposedly grant that person to be the Master of Death.
Harry discovers his handy Invisibility Cloak to be one of those items, and Voldemort to be searching for another: Eventually, Snape is killed by Voldemort out of paranoia. The book culminates in the Battle of Hogwarts. Harry, Ron and Hermione, in conjunction with members of the Order of the Phoenix and many of the teachers and students, defend Hogwarts from Voldemort, his Death Eaters, and various dangerous magical creatures.
After learning that he himself is a Horcrux, Harry surrenders himself to Voldemort in the Forbidden Forest, who casts a killing curse Avada Kedavra at him. Harry awakens and faces Voldemort, whose Horcruxes have all been destroyed.
In the epilogue, Harry and Ginny are married with three children, and Ron and Hermione are married with two children.
RowlingThorne and director John Tiffany. The script was released on 31 July While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted.Discovering the joys of Harry Potter is a rite of passage for kids today.
Since J.K. Rowling released the first book more than 15 years ago, kids have been devouring the books, watching the movies, and -- at least for super fans -- playing games and apps and visiting websites devoted to the young wizard (and even visiting theme parks!).). One of the delights of discovering Harry Potter is that.
I had seen the movie version of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban long back and I remember it Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban introduces us to the world of Dementors and reveals the truth behind Sirius Black who is on the run from Azkaban after committing heinous crimes.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third, and possibly the best, book in the phenomenally successful, award-winning Harry Potter series by JK Rowling.
After just about surviving yet another summer with the dreadful Dursleys, the arrival of Aunt Marge is the final straw and, in a fit of anger, Harry casts a spell on her, causing her.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling and the third in the Harry Potter series. The book was published in the United Kingdom on 8 July by Bloomsbury and in the United States on 8 September by Scholastic Inc.
Rowling found the book easy to write, finishing it just a year. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is the sixth novel in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Set during Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts, Lord Voldemort is definitely back and with vengeance. Harry finds his world is yet again changing: wizards and witches and Muggles alike are dying.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third Harry Potter book. Published July 8, , this was the last book published at separate times in the .