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“P for Prefect!” Molly Weasley gets in on the joke!

In English, “Prefect” and “Percy” both begin with “P.” So how is Fred’s tease treated in languages that don’t use the word “prefect”? In some cases, Molly gets in on the joke.

Japanese book art in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Find out how an American lawyer ended up doing the illustrations for the Japanese edition of Harry Potter. Then take a look at some of his work!

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