• Source Information from J.K. Rowling’s website, www.jkrowling.com, available from May 2004 through April 2012, plus information on the new version of the site which opened on 20 December 2016. The information was removed with a complete redesign of the site in April, 2012. In some ways Pottermore was a replacement for… Read More
• Source The screenplay for the film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”… Read More
• Source Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the fifth book in the series. The first four Potter novels came out one per year and the long wait for the fifth book built up the interest to a fever pitch. During the intervening three years the first two of the… Read More
• Source Rowling has revealed information and stories about the wizarding world in other formats besides the novels. All (or most) of the information from these sources can be verified as being created by Rowling, so we consider it to be canon. The other sources used by the Lexicon are: The Daily Prophet… Read More
• Source Augmented reality game for the PlayStation. The book gives detailed instructions for brewing a number of potions. List of potions in the book: Beautification Potion Cure for Boils Doxycide Felix Felicis Laughing Potion Potion of All Potential Shrinking Solution Sleeping Potion… Read More
• Source Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second book in the series of Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling. First British printing: July 2, 1998 Bloomsbury Books First American printing: June 2, 1999 Scholastic, Arthur A. Levine Books U.S. illustrations by Mary GrandPré, 1999 Resources: day by day… Read More
• Source Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the first in the series of Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling. It was published in the U.S. as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone a year after being published in the UK. first British printing: July 1, 1997, Bloomsbury Books first American printing: September 1,… Read More
• Source These are the interviews which are used as sources for canon information. Each interview is listed chronologically, with the abbreviation used in the Lexicon: 1998 25 July 1998: “Harry Potter Charms a Nation.” Electronic Telegraph (ET) 1999 early spring 1999: amazon.co.uk (AmazonUK) 29 January 1999: The Independent, “The… Read More
• Source Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a play created from a story by J.K. Rowling (July 2016). In the play, Harry and Ginny’s son Albus goes to Hogwarts and befriends Scorpius Malfoy, Draco’s son. Albus and Scorpius steal a Time-Turner and alter time. They are encouraged in this by a… Read More
• Source Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth book in the series, was published in 2000. For the first time, bookstores held midnight release parties. The Harry Potter phenomenon was in full swing. Unfortunately, the scene in the graveyard provoked a strong anti-Potter response from some conservative Christian groups who… Read More