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 - Molly Zucchet - Goodreads
This book was SO GOOD! It really made me think about how much time and research JK Rowling put into the writing of Harry Potter. If you like Harry Potter, I would definitely recommend this book! Read full review
Review: The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating FactsUser Review - Chelsea Powell - Goodreads
Okay so I bought this book last year but I never really got to read it until recently. It really is brilliant, I mean we all want JKR to pit together an encyclopaedia for her Harry Potter series but ... Read full review
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