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The Rowling Magazine Issue #71 · November 2022

Cover for the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Interview with Neil Packer: Illustrator of The Order of the Phoenix

Interview conducted and published by the French fansite UniversHarryPotter. They kindly provided us with the original version in English to include it in the magazine. If until then Jim Kay had worked alone on the illustration of the previous volumes, for his last illustrated edition of the saga, he collaborated with Neil Packer in order […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #71 · November 2022

After seven in Rowling’s words

After the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling kept revealing facts from the lives of the main characters, especially what happened to them after the events of the seventh book. Some of these revelations were done during interviews or reading events, some of them in pieces that she published in Pottermore, […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #61 · January 2022

Underage Magic in Harry Potter

The Decree for the Reasonable Restriction of Underage Sorcery troubles Harry three times across the books. Note: the reasonable restriction. Book Two: Dobby drops dessert on Vernon’s clients. Book Three: Vernon’s sister needles Harry and he spontaneously inflates her. Book Five: Dementors attack Harry and Dudley. Harry draws his wand and “Expecto Patronum!” Keep it […]

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April 22nd, 2018

New information about the French Ministry of Magic and The Crimes of Grindelwald

With the release of every new Wizarding World movie, there are a lot of related books that are published at the same time. That’s the case of FANTASTIC BEASTS: The Magizoologist’s Discovery Case, a Hachette (Running Press) book that is going to be published in October, one month before the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

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