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The sorcerer's companion : a guide to the magical world of Harry Potter

Author: Allan Zola Kronzek; Elizabeth Kronzek
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the true history, folklore, and mythology behind the magical practices, creatures, and personalities that appear in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kronzek, Allan Zola.
Sorcerer's companion.
New York : Broadway Books, 2001
(OCoLC)603969021
Named Person: J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); Joanne K Rowling; J K Rowling
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Zola Kronzek; Elizabeth Kronzek
ISBN: 0767908473 9780767908474
OCLC Number: 47091805
Description: xv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Amulet: The Evil Eye --
Arithmancy --
Astrology: Disaster and Disease --
The Zodiac --
The Meaning of the Planets --
Banshee --
Basilisk: The Basilisk Today --
Boggart: The Bogeyman --
Broomstick --
Cat: Cat Tales --
Cauldron --
Centaur --
Charm: "Charmed, I'm Sure" --
Circe --
Crystal Ball --
Curse: Licensed to Curse --
The Mummy's Curse --
Dark Arts --
Demon: How to Recognize a Demon --
Divination: The Mantic Arts --
A Brief History of Tarot --
Dragons: Dragons of the East --
Dreams --
Dwarf --
Elf: The Elf's New Clothes --
Fairy: The Tooth Fairy --
The Cottingley Fairies --
Fairy Rings --
Flying Carpet --
Forbidden Forest --
Ghost --
Ghoul --
Giant --
Gnome --
Goblin --
Grim --
Grindylow --
Hag --
Herbology --
Hex --
Hinkypunk --
Hippogriff: Animals on Trial --
Horoscope --
Invisibility Cloak --
Kappa --
Leprechaun: The Farmer and the Leprechaun --
Magic --
Magician --
Magic Mirror: Mirror Superstitions --
Magic Wand: The Magic Club --
The Caduceus --
Magic Words: A Little Hocus Pocus --
Mandrake: Mandrake Safety --
Manticore --
Merlin --
Mermaid/Merman: Mermaid Relatives --
Morgana: The Fata Morgana --
Mummy --
Nicholas Flamel --
Owl --
Palmistry --
Petrification --
Phoenix --
Pixie --
Poltergeist --
Potion --
Red Cap --
Runes: Rune Casting --
Salamander --
Sibyl --
Snake --
Sorcerer --
Sorcerer's Stone: The Making of the Stone --
The Faking of the Stone --
Spell --
Sphinx --
Talisman --
Tea-Leaf Reading --
Three-Beaded Dog --
Toad: Toadstones --
Transfiguration --
Troll.
Responsibility: Allan Zola Kronzek and Elizabeth Kronzek.
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Explores the true history, folklore, and mythology behind the magical practices, creatures, and personalities that appear in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books.

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