Hogwarts Classics


A collection fairy tales for young wizards and witches. Each story is followed by observations on Wizarding history, personal reminiscences, and information on the story's key elements by Hogwarts headmaster, Albus Dumbledore.

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Genre Book Children's stories, English
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Classical Reception And Children S Literature


Reception studies have transformed the classics. Many more literary and cultural texts are now regarded as 'valid' for classical study. And within this process of widening, children's literature has in its turn emerged as being increasingly important. Books written for children now comprise one of the largest and most prominent bodies of texts to engage with the classical world, with an audience that constantly changes as it grows up. This innovative volume wrestles with that very characteristic of change which is so fundamental to children's literature, showing how significant the classics, as well as classically-inspired fiction and verse, have been in tackling the adolescent challenges posed by metamorphosis. Chapters address such themes as the use made by C S Lewis, in The Horse and his Boy, of Apuleius' The Golden Ass; how Ovidian myth frames the Narnia stories; classical 'nonsense' in Edward Lear; Pan as a powerful symbol of change in children's literature, for instance in The Wind in the Willows; the transformative power of the Orpheus myth; and how works for children have handled the teaching of the classics.

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Genre Book Literary Criticism
Author Owen Hodkinson
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Classic Books From The Library Of Hogwarts School Of Witchcraft And Wizardry


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.

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Genre Book Juvenile Fiction
Author Kennilworthy Whisp
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ISBN-10 0439284031
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Our Mythical Childhood The Classics And Literature For Children And Young Adults


In The CLassics and Children's Literature between West and East a team of contributors from different continents offers a survey of the reception of Classical Antiquity in children’s and young adults’ literature by applying regional perspectives.

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Harry Potter And The Classical World


J.K. Rowling has drawn deeply from classical sources to inform and color her Harry Potter novels, with allusions ranging from the obvious to the obscure. “Fluffy,” the vicious three-headed dog in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, is clearly a repackaging of Cerberus, the hellhound of Greek and Roman mythology. But the significance of Rowling’s quotation from Aeschylus at the front of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a matter of speculation. Her use of classical material is often presented with irony and humor. This extensive analysis of the Harry Potter series examines Rowling’s wide range of allusion to classical characters and themes and her varied use of classical languages. Chapters discuss Harry and Narcissus, Dumbledore’s many classical predecessors, Lord Voldemort’s likeness to mythical figures, and magic in Harry Potter and classical antiquity—among many topics.

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Genre Book Literary Criticism
Author Richard A. Spencer
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Literary Allusion In Harry Potter


Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world-wide enthusiasm for J. K. Rowling’s series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws. Harry Potter’s narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusiveness provides insight into Rowling’s fictional world. Each chapter of Literary Allusion in Harry Potter consists of an in-depth discussion of the intersection between Harry Potter and a canonical literary work, such as the plays of Shakespeare, the poetry of Homer, Ovid, the Gawain-poet, Chaucer, Milton and Tennyson, and the novels of Austen, Hardy and Dickens. This approach aims to transform the reader’s understanding of Rowling’s literary achievement as well as to encourage the discovery of works with which they may be less familiar. The aim of this book is to delight Potter fans with a new perspective on their favourite books while harnessing that enthusiasm to increase their wider appreciation of literature.

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Genre Book Literary Criticism
Author Beatrice Groves
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Advanced Potion Making


Enter a world of magic full of witches and wizards with this wonderfully written, fully complete work of fantasy. This potion book is completed with over 24 potions, complete with instructions, ingredients and spells. This isn't just another blank book to sit on your shelf but something you and your friends will want to read and study for years to come. Note: this is NOT a real potion book but is made for the fan of all things magical. At least we don't think any of the potions are real... but haven't tried them with actual unicorn horns or goblin blood so we might be wrong. For more information on this book check out my website here: http: //www.noelgreen.com/advanced-potion-making-replica#buypotionbook

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Genre Book Fiction
Author Noel Green
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Language Arts Test Preparation Level 4 How Great Is Harry Potter


Use this assessment to test your students' understanding of the key ideas, details, and text structures of an informational text! Students will also be assessed on their ability to evaluate and draw reasonable conclusions about the text.

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Author Charles Aracich
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Omnibus


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The Unofficial Ultimate Harry Potter Spellbook


The Unofficial Ultimate Harry Potter Spellbook is a beautiful, elegantly designed reference that details all of the known spells cast in the Harry Potter films, books, video games and card games, as well as official Harry Potter spinoffs, such as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Each spell is given its own entry including spell name, pronunciation details, a description of the spell effect, spell casting methods, wand movements, hand movements and vocalizations, plus primary sources in which the spell was used. Readers will also find trivia related to each spell, such as who it was used against, what the outcome was, or what a spell’s unusual history might be. There are more than 200 spells in all, plus suggestions for strategic spell use and methods for creating origianl spells.

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Genre Book Juvenile Fiction
Author Media Lab Books
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ISBN-10 1948174243
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