Sunday, April 24, 2011

10 Things You Don’t Know About Harry Potter

Harry Potter is among the best sellers of the world, whether it is the book series or the movies! Everybody loves watching it or reading it.

No matter what age group you are in, you’ll no doubt love reading the magical stories about him and J.K. Rowling seriously ROCKS!
So, people here we have this post about the top ten facts about J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and is really interesting. You’ll love them for sure!

10. This one is funny, in Harry Potter’s world owls are considered to be the primary means of communication, but in many countries owls are considered bad luck and harbingers of death.

9. You know those witchy sounding names history in Harry Potter; well they were discovered from the famous book of herbal lore called Culpeper’s Complete Herbal.

8. The name of the author J.K. Rowling has not the “K” word part of her legal name; it has been from her grandmother’s name Kathleen and was put into book to get the male readers attraction.

7. Rowling’s favorite beast from the series is the phoenix, that sacred bird that ignites into flames when it reaches 500 or 1000 years old and only emerges from the flames as a young and new phoenix.

6. Harry and Rowling’s birthday are same i.e. 31st July but different year of course.

5. You know why the theme of Harry Potter series is death, it is because the Author’s mother died from multiple sclerosis and it really influenced her writing.

4. Rowling is the first person who became a billionaire by writing books.

3. Dementors basically represent depression and the only thing that can lighten the effects of it is chocolate. But in Harry Potter series they are described as deadly, magical and wraith-like creatures.

2. The name of Harry’s School “HOGWARTS” is basically a plant she saw in the Kew Gardens in NYC.

1. This Harry Potter book has been the only book (novel) translated in 67 different languages.