What are the best books about Harry Potter?

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    Tyler Webb
    Written on October 3, 2018
    "I absolutely love this! I can watch actual TV channels and get movies and tv series and all I need is an Internet connection. Plus, when I want to watch football or soccer matches, I can get them live. "
    1. 23
      Hogwarts An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide
      Hogwarts An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide is a is a collection of J.K. Rowling’s writing from the Pottermore archives that takes you on a journey to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, its grounds, its more permanent residents, its lessons, and its secrets.
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      $3.41

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      Bruce Simpson
      Written on January 1, 2017
      "This is an amazing resource for fans of Harry Potter. Its a bunch of short stories about some of the places in the books. I highly recommend this for fans of the series."
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      Bruce Simpson
      Written on January 1, 2017
      "This is an amazing resource for fans of Harry Potter. Its a bunch of short stories about some of the places in the books. I highly recommend this for fans of the series."
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      Xiang Wu
      Written on September 18, 2017
      "I mean this book is a great addition. This really provides more insight about Hogwarts. Definitely would recommend."
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      Pamela Henry
      Written on April 10, 2017
      "A collection of short stories about Harry Potter's world from it's author."
    2. 19
      Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies
      Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies is a collection of J.K. Rowling’s writing from the Pottermore archives that will take you beyond the Harry Potter stories as she reveals her inspiration, intricate details of characters’ lives and surprises from the wizarding world.
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      $3.41

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      Brandon Meyer
      Written on January 23, 2017
      "This is not a collection of short stories. It is a series of essays covering a variety of characters in the Harry Potter series. There are no plots, they have no character..."
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      Brandon Meyer
      Written on January 23, 2017
      "This is not a collection of short stories. It is a series of essays covering a variety of characters in the Harry Potter series. There are no plots, they have no character development, none of the elements you would expect in a short story are present. Must just be for the most avid of fans."
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      Amy Douglas
      Written on February 1, 2017
      "This book gives you a deeper look into the world of Harry Potter. There is so much more to learn about the thought process that went into it and even about the characters I already love."
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      Jesús Vera
      Written on April 5, 2017
      "this book was a joy to read through from beginning to end! I think it was written very well and it is a fun read. Not a boring night while reading through this."
    3. 17
      Quidditch Through the Ages

      Quidditch Through the Ages is a volume of information regarding Quidditch, the wizard sport played in the Harry Potter Series. This book tells where the Golden Snitch came from and how the Bludgers came into existence. Proceeds go to Comic Relief.

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      $12.99

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      Thomas Thompson
      Written on January 29, 2018
      "If you are a quidditch fan you owe it to yourself to check out Quidditch Through the Ages. This is the most comprehensive explanation of the game, it's rules and how to play."
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      Thomas Thompson
      Written on January 29, 2018
      "If you are a quidditch fan you owe it to yourself to check out Quidditch Through the Ages. This is the most comprehensive explanation of the game, it's rules and how to play."
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      The Tales of Beedle the Bard

      The Tales of Beedle the Bard is a collection of popular stories written for young wizards and witches in the fictional world in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. All profits from the sale of this eBook go to The Lumos Foundation.

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      $5.99

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      Mariana Ríos
      Written on March 3, 2017
      "If you love Harry Potter books and you have not yet read the tales of beedle the bard, you simple have to check it out. It's a great collection and little stories. While..."
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      Mariana Ríos
      Written on March 3, 2017
      "If you love Harry Potter books and you have not yet read the tales of beedle the bard, you simple have to check it out. It's a great collection and little stories. While they aren't directly about Harry Potter, they are a great collection of stories."
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      Vicente Villa
      Written on September 18, 2017
      "For all of the harry potter fans in your life, you'll want them to read this entertaining book with short writings from young wizards and witches."
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      Jennifer Chen
      Written on March 8, 2017
      "This book is great to add to your library if youre into Harry Potter like me. Great storyline and a very lengthy book to keep you busy."
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      Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
      Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is Newt Scamander's classic compendium of magical creatures that has delighted generations of wizarding readers. At least 15% of the net retail price of this eBook goes to Comic Relief and The Lumos Foundation.
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      $12.99

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      Albert Gardner
      Written on April 26, 2017
      "I liked this book as a Harry Potter fan given it's plethora of information regarding the creatures and beasts of the Harry Potter universe. I was impressed by this zoological..."
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      Albert Gardner
      Written on April 26, 2017
      "I liked this book as a Harry Potter fan given it's plethora of information regarding the creatures and beasts of the Harry Potter universe. I was impressed by this zoological companion. This book gave me tons of news information regarding creatures I was curious about before but had no real outlet to learn about. Now I can read through this database."
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      Harry Stewart
      Written on January 4, 2017
      "Fantastic Beasts is a timeless classic that I found was perfect for scratching that itch and fill that void after finishing the Harry Potter series. It explores more of the world and brings fresh new adventures to those like me who have been waiting for more."
    3. 10
      Harry Potter's Bookshelf
      Harry Potter's Bookshelf: The Great Books Behind the Hogwarts Adventures by John Granger, explores the literary themes and genres J.K. Rowling wove throughout her novels, and the influential authors and stories that inspired her.
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      $7.67 - (Paperback)

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      Charles Estrada
      Written on January 9, 2017
      "This is an interesting find, in that it doesn't exactly happen to be written within the Harry Potter world; instead it is a reference book of the real life influences and..."
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      Charles Estrada
      Written on January 9, 2017
      "This is an interesting find, in that it doesn't exactly happen to be written within the Harry Potter world; instead it is a reference book of the real life influences and effects of the series. I would say that this doesn't fit the problem because someone that is searching for books about this subject is most likely looking for fiction books to read, and not something that borders on a biography."
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      Brian Knight
      Written on January 9, 2017
      "There are many great books that take place within the realm of Harry Potter, but what about a book about the books? This book does a great job of breaking down where J.K. Rowling got a lot of her inspiration. If you are interesting in some of the deeper inner working behind the writer of the greatest children's books of all time, then this is a must read."
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      Rosario Salinas
      Written on May 8, 2017
      "Love Harry Potter? Then you'll love this book which offers a background on the literary influences for this popular tale!"
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      The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

      The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook by Dinah Bucholz has more than 150 magical recipes for wizards and non-wizards alike, from cauldron cakes to knickerbocker glory. 

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      $10.32 - (Hardcover)

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      Sandra Chavez
      Written on January 26, 2017
      "The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook offers more than 150 recipes inspired by the books. My daughters love both the books and the movies, so we look forward to cooking our way..."
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      Sandra Chavez
      Written on January 26, 2017
      "The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook offers more than 150 recipes inspired by the books. My daughters love both the books and the movies, so we look forward to cooking our way through this selection!"
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      Dorothy Rivera
      Written on February 28, 2017
      "This is something that my son and I have read over and over. He is super excited to try and start making things from it."
    5. 5
      Harry, A History
      Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon by Melissa Anelli provides remembrances from J. K. Rowling's editors, agents, publicists, fans, and Rowling herself. The author takes you on a personal journey through every aspect of the Harry Potter phenomenon -- from his very first spell to his lasting impact on the way we live and dream.
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      $16

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      Jack Murray
      Written on April 5, 2017
      "Harry, A History has an introduction from J.K. Rowling herself. Don't let that trick you into thinking this is a good read. It's very dry and almost academic which is a shame..."
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      Jack Murray
      Written on April 5, 2017
      "Harry, A History has an introduction from J.K. Rowling herself. Don't let that trick you into thinking this is a good read. It's very dry and almost academic which is a shame for a book about a children's book character."
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      Aaron Taylor
      Written on April 23, 2017
      "It's pretty meta that we've got history books being written about fictional characters, even if the focus here is more on Harry Potter's creators, editors, and fans. Highly recommended for fans of J.K. Rowling's work."
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      Harry Potter Film Wizardry (Revised and Expanded)
      Harry Potter: Film Wizardry Revised and Expanded by Brian Sibley, gives readers a front row seat to the magical journey that brought J.K. Rowling's wizarding world to the big screen.
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      $26.95

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      Donna Beck
      Written on February 24, 2017
      "If you are a Harry Potter fan like I am, you will really enjoy looking into the background of what made the series came to life. This book gives you all the really cool..."
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      Donna Beck
      Written on February 24, 2017
      "If you are a Harry Potter fan like I am, you will really enjoy looking into the background of what made the series came to life. This book gives you all the really cool details of all 8 of the books in the series. Super cool!"
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      Sean Lewis
      Written on September 18, 2017
      "If you are a Harry Potter Memorabilia collector than this should be a nice addition for you it has a little glimpse at pretty much all of the Harry Potter movies like still frames and some nice written articles as well."
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      Ralph Nichols
      Written on July 17, 2017
      "I am a big fan of the Harry Potter series and I recently read Harry Potter Film Wizardry. The book gives a new take on the world that Harry Potter takes place in."
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      Harry Potter Page to Screen
      Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey by Bob McCabe is a lavish and personal look at the entire filmmaking process that transformed J. K. Rowling’s fantasy series into a blockbuster movie franchise. 
      Books

      $81.08 - Varies by seller

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      George Gardner
      Written on January 12, 2017
      "I think this is a must have for Harry Potter fans. These movies were a good chunk of my teenage years and they were outstanding movies! They told a great tale of wonder and..."
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      George Gardner
      Written on January 12, 2017
      "I think this is a must have for Harry Potter fans. These movies were a good chunk of my teenage years and they were outstanding movies! They told a great tale of wonder and mystery and magic. The Harry Potter series was done so well. It is really interesting to see how the entire process was done and how they created the effects that made that movie stand out from everything else at the time."
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      Emily Lynch
      Written on May 11, 2017
      "This was a great read and I love that it's hardcover. If you're looking for a book about turning the books into movies then this is the book for you."
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      Frank Holland
      Written on January 7, 2017
      "If you want to know how they brought the Harry Potter books to life on screen, then this is the book for you. A must for any Harry Potter fan."
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      Harry Potter Film Wizardry
      Harry Potter Film Wizardry is a book written by Brian Sibley that examines the production of the Harry Potter films. It contains photography and artwork. It was published by Harper Design in October 2010.
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      $41.48

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      Humberto Madrigal
      Written on March 25, 2018
      "I really am happy to have this book about the Harry Potter movie franchise. As a Harry Potter fan, the book gives me insights and information that I never realized as I was..."
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      Humberto Madrigal
      Written on March 25, 2018
      "I really am happy to have this book about the Harry Potter movie franchise. As a Harry Potter fan, the book gives me insights and information that I never realized as I was enjoying these films growing up. The images are wonderful and are a must for any serious Harry Potter fan."
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      Pottermania: As It Happened!

      Pottermania: As It Happened is a non-fiction book written by T.M. and Ghost Woman and was published in September 2014. It narrates the peak of the Harry Potter craze and examines the inspirations behind J.K Rowling's hit series.

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      $8.59

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      Emma Wong
      Written on March 14, 2018
      "I read some of this book, while I was visiting my mother and had run out of other things to read. I must admit I skimmed a lot of it. It was up to date for when it was..."
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      Emma Wong
      Written on March 14, 2018
      "I read some of this book, while I was visiting my mother and had run out of other things to read. I must admit I skimmed a lot of it. It was up to date for when it was written. But, honestly it was the only option available to me."
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      Harry Potter and the Art of Spying

      Harry Potter and the Art of Spying is a young adult book written by Lynn Boughey and Peter Earnest based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. It won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Non-Fiction in 2015. 

      Books

      $18.95

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      Phillip Walsh
      Written on March 26, 2018
      "This was a fun read, though some Potter fans may not like the "lessons" built into the stories. I'm not one of them; I found it to be a fresh and interesting take on a fairly..."
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      Phillip Walsh
      Written on March 26, 2018
      "This was a fun read, though some Potter fans may not like the "lessons" built into the stories. I'm not one of them; I found it to be a fresh and interesting take on a fairly beloved character."
    11. 0
      Snape: A Definitive Reading

      Snape: A Definite Reading is a book for children and young adults written by Lorrie Kim. It is a guidebook that discusses the character Severus Snape, one of the main characters in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. 

      Books

      $16.99

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      Lauren Murray
      Written on March 14, 2018
      "anyone who loves harry potter should definitely read this guide book. it's a great lil accompaniment to the series. gives you a lil more insight into Snape as well."
      LM
      Lauren Murray
      Written on March 14, 2018
      "anyone who loves harry potter should definitely read this guide book. it's a great lil accompaniment to the series. gives you a lil more insight into Snape as well."
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      The Sorcerer's Companion

      The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter is a companion book written by Allan and Elizabeth Kronzek. It is a New York Times bestseller that is related to J.K. Rowling's hit series for kids, Harry Potter.

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      $15.95

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      Marcela Molina
      Written on March 15, 2018
      "Aside from the actual Harry Potter series, this is one of the most important Harry Potter related books you can read. It's full of information and it's a fun read, too. Great..."
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      Marcela Molina
      Written on March 15, 2018
      "Aside from the actual Harry Potter series, this is one of the most important Harry Potter related books you can read. It's full of information and it's a fun read, too. Great result on my query."
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      The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter

      The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter is a guidebook written by David Colbert about the fictional world of Harry Potter, the hit series for kids written by J.K. Rowling. This version is an updated edition printed by Berkley in 2008.

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      $14

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      Shaurya Yadav
      Written on March 21, 2018
      "This is a great book detailing the world of Harry Potter, However there are better ones out there, i enjoyed this book when i was younger and the series wasnt done yet but now..."
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      Shaurya Yadav
      Written on March 21, 2018
      "This is a great book detailing the world of Harry Potter, However there are better ones out there, i enjoyed this book when i was younger and the series wasnt done yet but now that im an adult its just kind of "meh""
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      Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide

      Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide is the third book in the Pottermore Presents series written by J. K. Rowling. This is a Kindle Single edition released in September 2016. This book details the features of Hogwarts.

      Books

      $2.99

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      Jose Cunningham
      Written on March 15, 2018
      "If you can't get enough Harry Potter, then this guide to Hogwarts will help ease your pain. It's a lot of fun and showcases the wonderful world building, for which the author..."
      JC
      Jose Cunningham
      Written on March 15, 2018
      "If you can't get enough Harry Potter, then this guide to Hogwarts will help ease your pain. It's a lot of fun and showcases the wonderful world building, for which the author is duly famous. A nice revisit to a familiar and exotic locale."
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      LEGO Harry Potter

      LEGO Harry Potter: Building the Magical World is a guidebook to the Harry Potter-themed Lego toys written by Elizabeth Dowsett. It was first published by DK Children in May 2011.

      Books

      $23

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      Emily Lynch
      Written on March 21, 2018
      "A fanfic Lego version of the series. It is okay and entertaining."
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      Emily Lynch
      Written on March 21, 2018
      "A fanfic Lego version of the series. It is okay and entertaining."
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      Harry Potter and History
      Harry Potter and History is a companion book written and edited by Nancy Reagin. It is a guidebook about the fictional wizard world and the real British school system. This edition was released in April 2011.
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      $17.95

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      Bruce Price
      Written on March 25, 2018
      "Harry Potter and History is a pointless book. It doesn't offer anything of value to fans of the fiction series. It's not particularly well-researched and sourced either, so it..."
      BP
      Bruce Price
      Written on March 25, 2018
      "Harry Potter and History is a pointless book. It doesn't offer anything of value to fans of the fiction series. It's not particularly well-researched and sourced either, so it has limited value to everyone else as well. This one was just written to cash in on Harry Potter completists."
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      Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

      Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is the first book in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. It welcomed the readers to Harry's magical world and his discovery of his true self where adventure and danger await him as he entered Hogwarts. 

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      $8.99

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      Alan Cox
      Written on January 27, 2018
      "This is my favorite Harry Potter book of all time! I was hooked all the way through and I never saw the twist coming and it was such a fun read!"
      AC
      Alan Cox
      Written on January 27, 2018
      "This is my favorite Harry Potter book of all time! I was hooked all the way through and I never saw the twist coming and it was such a fun read!"

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    Best books about Harry Potter
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Hogwarts An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide Books 23 Paid
    2 Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies Books 19 Paid
    3 Quidditch Through the Ages Books 17 Paid
    4 The Tales of Beedle the Bard Books 14 Paid
    5 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Books 12 Paid
    6 Harry Potter's Bookshelf Books 10 Paid
    7 The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook Books 8 Paid
    8 Harry, A History Books 5 Paid
    9 Harry Potter Film Wizardry (Revised and Expanded) Books 4 Paid
    10 Harry Potter Page to Screen Books 1 Paid
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