“Harry Potter” has always been number one in our hearts, but now it is officially number one in the United Kingdom!
Fri, Jan 15
Educational Decree No. 26 is passed
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
- “My brothers, my sisters. The clock is ticking faster. We who live for freedom, for truth, and for love. The moment has come to share my vision of the future that awaits if we do not rise up and take our rightful place in the world. Where we wizards are free. Aurors, join me in this circle, pledge to me your eternal allegiance, or die.”
- May 20, 2006 – The Harry Potter audiobooks enter the Audio Publishers Association Hall of Fame.
Did You Know
- The first review of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was given by Alice Newton, the daughter of the founder of Bloomsbury, at age 8: “The excitement in this book made me feel warm inside. I think it is possibly one of the best books an 8/9 year old could read.”