Mary GrandPré reveals what went on behind the scenes while she was illustrating the American editions of the”Harry Potter” books.
Wed, Jan 20
Sophie Thompson's birthday
Mafalda Hopkirk (DH1)
Thu, Jan 21
Harry visits the prefects' bathroom with the golden egg and solves the clue
Fri, Jan 22
Sir John Hurt's birthday (RIP)
- “If you’d ever had the pleasure to teach him, you’d know Newt is not a great follower of orders.”
- March 20, 2003 – The book cover art for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is released in the United States and United Kingdom. It was the first cover to create lots of hype in the Harry Potter fandom because by that point fansites were flourishing.
Did You Know
- Harry Potter’s middle name is James, Hermione Granger’s is Jean, Ginny Weasley’s is Molly – after her mother – and poor old Ron Weasley’s is Bilius.