Books About Harry Potter: Cookbook, Party Planning, Quidditch, Film, and more
The Unofficial Harry Potter Party Book
By Jessica Fox
This book tells you how to throw the most magical party ever. It includes Harry Potter crafts, recipes, and games. From Pigmy Puff Pastries or sweet Dragon Eggs, to platform signs and more! Its perfect for throwing a birthday party for a child with a Harry Potter theme, or throwing a Harry Potter Movie Marathon party for adults. Marshmallow and chocolate mice for your owls and Remembralls, and Sorting Hats give this book a magical edge that you can add to any party.
The Unofficial Harry Potter Sweet Shoppe Kit
By Dinah Bucholz
This kit is your guide to bringing Honeydukes through your front door, and into your mouth. This kit comes with
- The Unofficial Harry Potter Sweet Shoppe Book: 35 recipes for mouth-watering confections, including Butterscotch Brew, Coconut Ice, and Strawberry and Peanutbutter Ice Cream Cones
- Chocolate Lollipop Molds: tray of 9, including frog, flies, owls, and more
- Broom-shaped lollipop sticks
- Glassine bags with ties (for Harry Potter goody bags)
Perhaps this seems like a fun project to do with your kids, or maybe fun sweets to make for a marathon party, or maybe even a Harry Potter bake sale.
The Unofficial Harry Potter Vocabulary Bulider
By Sayre Van Young
You've read all the Harry Potter books word for word, but did you understand every single word? This book will help you understand thousands of words that were in all seven books. Prepare to understand Harry Potter on a whole new level, and increase your vocabulary all at the same time. This book is for everyone, not only the Hermione Grangers out there. Make something that's pleasurable also educational (actually scratch that, that makes it sound boring...). The point it, you can get a lot more out of the books than just the awesome story line. Also, did you know almost all the spells in Harry Potter are Latin words, AKA they literally mean something in Latin that relates to what they do? Also, did you know that a lot of the characters' names come from Latin words too? Check out my Hub about it here.
Quidditch Through the Ages
By J. K. Rowling
Quidditch is perhaps Harry's favorite thing to do, and more than once, he curled up with this book. Learn about the history of Quidditch and all that Harry read to help become such a good Quidditch player. Be the new Victor Krum with this manual to the wizarding world's favorite sport. This may seem kind of unnecessary, but the point is that there's another book that will keep you in the Harry Potter universe a little bit longer.
Harry Potter Collector's Handbook
By William Silvester
This handbook has everything that you need to know about Harry Potter. thousands of listings. It includes spells, protagonists, foes, and more! Anything you need help looking up, if you forget something, or if you just want to polish up on your Harry Potter trivia, this book is the one for you. Perhaps this would make a good companion for a rereading of the Harry potter books, or maybe this will help you stock up before a trivia night.
Harry Potter Film Wizardry
By Brian Sibley
Discover the magic behind the movies. How do they get the Hippogriffs to work with the actors? How was Hogwarts designed and built?,Where do Galleons, Sickles, and Knuts get minted? How do Dementors move the way they do? Find out why the Yule Ball ice sculptures never melt. The directors and crew maybe aren't wizards but they sure can do magic. This would be a good book to read for any lover of the books, but more importantly, any lover of the movies. If you're interested in film making or special effects, or how Harry Potter is brought to life on screen, this is a good read.
Check out these other Harry Potter hubs
- Beyond the Names: Latin References and Meanings in H...
As unexpected as it may seem, a lot of names, spells, potions and more are derived from the dead language of Latin. This is a guide to fifteen of the most prominent references.
- Beyond Harry Potter
Read all the Harry Potters and watched all the movies? Wondering what you can read next? The rest of this hub is things that have to do with Harry Potter that you can read, even after the series is done. THE MAGIC CONTINUES.
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