The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts
The ultimate fan's guide to the underlying mythology contained in the multi-million-selling novels and record-breaking film. Have witches always flown on broomsticks? Where does magic come from? Why do wizards use wands? J.K. Rowling fills Harry Potter's world with real history and famous legends from as far away as India and Japan, as long ago as ancient Egypt. This book tells all about them. Discover the astonishing origins of supernatural beasts, clues to hidden meanings in names, and amazing facts about real-life wizards and magic spells. From alchemists to unicorns, basilisks to veela, this fascinating compendium brings another dimension to Harry's adventures.
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Review: The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating FactsUser Review - Nusrat Moumee - Goodreads
definitely a fascinating read for all the potter heads. once more I'm impressed by JKR for her enormous research behind writing the whole HP series!!! Read full review
Review: The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating FactsUser Review - Eva - Goodreads
I think that this book was okay, but what I wanted more of was more stories, myths, and facts directly from JK Rowling or the books themselves. Overall the book was okay. Not the best. Read full review
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