A boy wizard and the hero of a series of widely read fantasies by the British author J. K. Rowling. Eleven-year-old Harry, an orphan, discovers his magical powers, and the books chronicle his adventures at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
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How to use Harry Potter in a sentence
There is, fortunately, not too much telling of the future in Harry Potter.
Daniel Radcliffe may not be Harry Potter anymore but he continues to amaze us with magic.Harry Potter Raps, The Catcalls Heard ‘Round the World and More Viral Videos | Alex Chancey | November 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For so much of the Harry Potter series, Voldemort was the ghost story, but Dolores Umbridge was the actual ghost.J.K. Rowling Pens the Greatest Horror Story Ever: Dolores Umbridge Was Real | Kevin Fallon | October 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The latest example is the Harry Potter Hotel Package offered at The Georgian House.Stay in the Magical ‘Harry Potter’ Hotel: London’s Georgian House Offers ‘Wizard’s Chambers’ | Marlow Stern | October 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That same day—July 8—Rowling released a new Harry Potter story on her website Pottermore.Stay in the Magical ‘Harry Potter’ Hotel: London’s Georgian House Offers ‘Wizard’s Chambers’ | Marlow Stern | October 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST