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How Google and Facebook are celebrating Harry Potter's birthday

How Google and Facebook are celebrating Harry Potter's birthday”

The author used the special #HarryPotter20 hashtag, which automatically includes a new Potter-centric Twitter emoji (a lightning bolt and rounded glasses, to represent Harry Potter himself) when posted. In the process, he turned out to be the hero of his readers, and yesterday, the Harry Potter novels by author J K Rowling completed 20 years of their first episode. Christopher Paolini's first book was released by Random House in 2003, not long after Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, a period in which Rowling's books were undergoing a massive popularity boom.

Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages.

"20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others", Rowling tweeted. People who are outsiders but they own it.

Professor Snape is based in large part on J.K. Rowling's old chemistry teacher. The way the films have been made.although the book fans complain about it, the scale and the visuals of them, are really what continues to inspire thousands in the business.

Curator Graeme Hawley said the book was on loan from a private collector for the library's "party" to mark a hugely important literary milestone.

Pottermania over the past two decades has led to eight movies, a hit play and numerous spin-off books.

The number that Arthur Weasley enters in the phone booth to get to the Ministry of Magic with Harry is 6-2-4-4-2.



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