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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Resources

Websites

Quizzes Galore!

Quiz yourself on each of the books in the Harry Potter series.

What's in a name?

A fan site looks at the origins of names of spells, people, creatures, and places found in the Harry Potter series.

The Official J.K. Rowling Website

Check out what J.K. Rowling has to say about her work.

How do you pronounce "Bezoar"?

Find out on this handy pronunciation guide.

A Harry Potter Dictionary

Confused about who's who? Can't remember who's a Gryffindor and who's a Hufflepuff? What that doodad is? Need a love potion? This will help you.

Harry Potter Lexicon

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Harry Potter books. Check out the Wizard Atlas, the Quidditch Handbook, visit the Bestiary, get a Visitor's Tour of Hogwarts, or brush up on your Magical Theory and Muggle Studies. The Lexicon also has a massive encyclopedia of people, places, spells, potions, and more.

Harry Potter in the UK and US

Check out a list of the differences between Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in the UK and US versions.

A Harry Potter Timeline

Check out this timeline of how the Harry Potter series came to be.

Meet the Illustrator

Find out more about Mary GrandPre, the illustrator of all of the Harry Potter books.

A Calendar

Here, you'll find a calendar that accounts for every event in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Movie or TV Productions

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The official movie site for Harry Potter 6.

Harry Potter Movies

IMDB walks you through each of the Harry Potter films.

Video

J.K. Rowling's Words of Wisdom

Watch J.K. Rowling's speech given at Harvard University's commencement on June 5th of 2008.

A Year in the Life of J.K. Rowling

Watch an excerpt from a documentary about J.K. Rowling.

J.K. Rowling on The Today Show

Watch an interview with J.K. Rowling.

Story Time with J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling reads from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows.

J.K. Rowling on 60 Minutes

Watch an interview with J.K. Rowling on 60 Minutes.

Movie Trailer

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie trailer.

Audio

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Audiobook SPONSORED

Purchase and download the Audiobook from Random House Audio.

Documents

What did the New York Times say?

The New York Times reviews Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on July 31st, 2005.

One more New York Times review

Famed critic Michiko Kakutani reviews Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on July 16th, 2005.

A BBC Interview

Read a 2003 interview with J. K. Rowling.

Images

Hogwarts

We don't need a picture to help us imagine the castle, but if we did, this one would do the trick.

Harry

A Mary GrandPre illustration of Harry

The Dark Lord

A Mary GrandPre illustration of Voldemort.

Hagrid

An illustration of Hagrid, carrying Harry.

J.K. Rowling

A picture of the writer herself.

A New Release

The New York Times provides a slideshow of fans around the world receiving their copies of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince for the first time.

Covers From Around the World

Check out the different covers of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince from around the world.

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