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Which Harry Potter works are considered canon?

There are many different Harry Potter works including: books short stories movies card games video games toys amusement parks web content Which ones are considered to be canon?
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Why was the old Pottermore shut down?

Pottermore used to have an interactive format with lots of original content from J.K. Rowling tightly structured around the Harry Potter books. In September 2015 the site was replaced with something ...
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Is there a complete list of JK Rowling's Harry Potter tweets? [closed]

J K Rowling is pretty active on Twitter, and often enough releases new canon information there. However, the vast majority of her tweets are completely unrelated to Harry Potter. Is there any ...
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Reading order for Harry Potter auxiliary books?

Preface: I ran into this question in real life -- getting kids I know hooked on Harry Potter. To my utter surprise, I realized we don't have this question on the site yet. So here it goes, in hopes ...
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Which Harry Potter novel is the quote “Things are gonna get serious for you” from?

I read this quote from Harry Potter in the book or on the Internet, I don't remember. I think I read it 3-4 years ago. It was like Things are gonna get serious for you. This quote was a play on ...
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Are there any discrepancies between HP1-HP7 and supplementary books?

Are there any known clear discrepancies between the main 7 Harry Potter books and the supplementary books? ("Quidditch Through the Ages", "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" and "The Tales of ...
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Will there be a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them novelization?

Warner Bros is making a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film with a script from JK Rowling. Is there any official word from Rowling or any of the producers at Warner Bros if she or anyone ...
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Did the Harry Potter supplemental books contain clues relating to the main storyline?

In Who Killed Albus Dumbledore?, Wendy B. Harte says: The [Black Family] Tree is an important secondary septology resource, much like Jo's [Rowling] Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and ...
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Why did Snape need Filch's help to cure his leg?

When Snape gets his leg bitten by Fluffy, he goes to Filch for help. Snape and Filch were inside, alone. Snape was holding his robes above his knees. One of his legs was bloody and mangled. ...
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Is a distinction between “food” and “drink” ever specified as per Gamp's Law?

Quoting from Wonderbook: Book of Spells: Water-Making Spell The Water-Making Spell conjures clean, drinkable water from the end of the wand. Thus, with the Water-Making Spell the trained ...
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Do we know anything about magical history before Harry? [closed]

Are there any other resources describing how the world of magic was before Harry was born and how Voldemort came to power the first time. Even articles about Dumbledore would be genuinely interesting. ...