• 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 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 The Book of Spells is an augmented reality video game product which can only be played on the PlayStation using the Move Controllers. The material for the game was written by Rowling (which makes the content canon). The Book of Spells is a 200-year-old primer used in… Read More
• Source Voldemort tells his fighters to return to him. Voldemort asks Harry to meet him in the Forbidden Forest within the next hour or he will join the battle and kill everyone who tries to conceal Harry. While everyone goes to the Great Hall, to mourn the dead and treat the wounded, Harry heads towards Dumbledore’s… Read More
• Source Culpeper’s Complete Herbal, published in 1653, is a source Rowling used as a reference for herbs and other plants. She told “60 Minutes”: “I used to collect names of plants that sounded witchy, and then I found this, ‘Culpeper’s Complete Herbal,’ and it was the answer to my every prayer: flax… Read More
• Source AOL.com, 19 October 2000: AOL Live presented an exclusive live chat with “Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling. Read More
• 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… 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 The Tales of Beedle the Bard ‘Translated from the original runes by J. K. Rowling’ Hand-written and illustrated by Rowling and sold at auction 13 December 2007 Rowling created seven copies of this book. Six copies were given to people who had been especially close to the Harry Potter series… Read More
• Source The Harry Potter books are a series of stories written by Scottish author Joanne Rowling. She writes under the pen name of J.K. Rowling, although in reality she has no middle name (the inital ‘K’ was borrowed from her grandmother, Kathleen). The books tell the story of a boy named… Read More