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Many books are produced in the Wizarding World. Some of them are recreational, others are scholarly. Some are used as textbooks at Hogwarts. Known publishers are listed here, along with books they are known to have published:

Dust & Mildew

  • The Philosophy of the Mundane: Why the Muggles Prefer Not To Know by Mordicus Egg, 1963 (FB)

Little Red Books

  • A History of Magic by Bathilda Bagshot, 1947 (FB, PS5)
  • Home Life and Social Habits of British Muggles by Wilhelm Wigworthy, 1987 (FB)
  • Why I Didn’t Die When the Augurey Cried by Gulliver Pokeby, 1824 (FB)

Obscurus Books

18a Diagon Alley, London

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

editor Augustus Worme, commissioned the original edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander, 1918, now in its 52nd edition (FB)

Whizz Hard Books

Diagon Alley, London

  • Hairy Snout, Human Heart by Anonymous, 1975 (FB)
  • Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp, 1952 (QA)


  • The Daily Prophet
  • The Quibbler
  • Witch Weekly
  • Transfiguration Today
  • The Witch’s Friend (1920s USA)
  • Witch Chat (1920s USA)
  • Challenges in Charming
  • The Practical Potioneer
  • Which Broomstick
  • Warlock at War (anti-Muggle publication from the rise of Voldemort)


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