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Harry Potter
and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Differences Between the U.K. and U.S. Editions


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Editor: Edward Olson
This page indicates all the differences between the British and the US versions of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
pp. U.K. Edition U.S. Edition pp.
7 torch flashlight 1
7 Adalbert Waffling Bathilda Bagshot 1
8 whilst while 3
9 row fight 4
9 he'd got Harry he'd gotten Harry 4
18 newsreader reporter 16
31 a fair few quite a few 34
32 letter boxes mailboxes 36
35 bollards wastebaskets 41
49 scarpered scampered 60
49 haring racing 60
53 rowing arguing 65
57 queue line 71
58 Harry and Mr Weasley led the way Harry and Ron led the way 72
62 'Get out of it!' "Get out of here!" 78
63 Gorilla arms gorilla-ish arms 80
71 timetable course schedule 90
73 set us assigned us 93
75 down our down at our 97
81 wonky crooked 105
81 Inner Eye testing Inner Eye tested 105
85 pop my clogs kick the bucket 110
85 rubbish bad 111
86 bullclips binder clips 112
91 sack fire 119
92 problem he problem that he 121
108 Gryffindor haven't Gryffindor hasn't 143
109 cracking spanking good 144
120 Next moment A moment later 160
142 know it off know it 191
155 'I did think of Voldemort at first,' said Harry honestly. 'But then I -- I remembered those dementors.' "I didn't think of Voldemort," said Harry honestly. "I -- I remembered those dementors." 155
169 large silver one large silver noisemaker 227
169 tuck in dig in 228
170 cracker hats party hats 230
173 stop him stop him from 233
188 Only we need We need 254
189 do his nut go ballistic 255
200 scarper run 270
209 nor do I neither do I 284
217 Slytherin win Slytherin wins 294
224 clapping them applauding them 304
226 Next moment, Fred Weasley had chucked A moment later, Fred Weasley chucked 307
226 Penalty to Penalty shot to 307
227 Next moment Then again 308
232 sit two sit for two 315
232 reading up reading up on 316
233 ever sat ever taken 317
234 second from last second to last 318
236 Minister for Magic Minister of Magic 342
278 mad insane 379
253 "You're wrong," said Lupin. "I haven't been Sirius's friend for twelve years, but I am now...let me explain..." "You're wrong," said Lupin. "I haven't been Sirius's friend, but
I am now -- Let me explain...."
345
315 "Crookshanks took the order to the Owl Office for me. I used your
name but told them to take the gold from Gringotts vault number seven
hundred and eleven -- my own."
Crookshanks took the order to the Owl Office for me. I used your name but told them to take the gold from my own Gringotts vault. 433
316 in one go in one gulp 433
266 "I'm still not saying I believe you," Harry retorted. "Then it's time we offered you some proof," said Black. "You, boy -- give me Peter. Now." "I'm still not saying I believe you," he told Lupin. "Then it's time we offered you some proof," said Lupin. "You, boy -- give me Peter, please. Now." 362
316 at weekends on weekends 433
317 check I'm happy check if I'm happy 435

© 2001 Edward Olson, used by permission

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