Study Guide

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Characters

By J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter

Hermione Granger

A huge part of this book is about dealing with fear. Harry has to face down fear personified in...

Ron Weasley

Remus Lupin

Sirius Black

Peter Pettigrew (a.k.a. Wormtail)

We think that Sirius sums up Peter best, so we'll let him kick things off here:"If you made a...

Severus Snape

Professor Sibyll Trelawney

Professor: DivinationSibyll Trelawney is named for a famous figure in Greek mythology – the...

Professor Minerva McGonagall

Albus Dumbledore

Rubeus Hagrid

Voldemort

Sir Cadogan

Sir Cadogan is the rather demented portrait of a hapless knight who takes over as the guardian of...

Cho Chang

House: Ravenclaw, 4th YearQuidditch: SeekerCho is the cute Ravenclaw Seeker that definitely...

Penelope Clearwater

House: Ravenclaw, 7th Year; PrefectPercy Weasley's girlfriend, who is in Ravenclaw. The two have...

Colin Creevey

House: Gryffindor, 2nd YearColin is an over-enthusiastic Harry Potter Super Fan, who borders on...

Cedric Diggory

House: Hufflepuff, 5th YearQuidditch: SeekerCedric is the handsome and upstanding Hufflepuff...

Aunt Marge Dursley

A rude and intolerant woman, Aunt Marge is like some sort of nightmare relative come to life. You...

Vernon and Petunia Dursley

Dudley Dursley

Argus Filch

The mean Hogwarts caretaker, Filch is always on the lookout for students to punish. He had the...

Professor Filius Flitwick

Professor: CharmsHouse: Head of RavenclawFlitwick is the friendly and very tiny Charms professor...

Cornelius Fudge

Though the Minister of Magic, Fudge comes off as downright inept at times. He's a politician and...

Angelina Johnson, Katie Bell, Alicia Spinnet

House: Gryffindor, 5th Year (Angelina & Alicia), 4th Year (Katie)Quidditch: ChasersThese three...

Lee Jordan

House: Gryffindor, 5th YearQuidditch: AnnouncerLee is the fun-loving BFF of Fred and George...

Neville Longbottom

House: Gryffindor, 3rd YearPoor Neville has a rough time in this book – as usual. He's like...

Draco Malfoy

McNair

McNair is the big and angry would-be executioner of Buckbeak who causes a huge moment of panic...

Parvati Patil and Lavender Brown

House: Gryffindor, 3rd YearParvati and Lavender are Gryffindor girls in Hermione's year. Though...

Madame Pomfrey

Madame Pomfrey is the always harried and often foul-tempered school nurse at Hogwarts. We can't...

James and Lily Potter

The Potters, of course, only appear in flashback form or in passing conversation. They are, after...

Ernie Prang

Ernie is the gruff, quiet driver of the Knight Bus. And he probably needs to re-take his driver's...

Madame Rosmerta

Madame Rosmerta is the crush-a-licious proprietor of the Three Broomsticks inn and pub who...

Stan Shunpike

Stan is the youthful conductor of the Knight Bus. Significantly, Stan is the first youth we've...

Slytherin Students

We get fairly limited Slytherin interaction in this book. The ones we hear about, Crabbe, Goyle,...

Dean Thomas and Seamus Finnegan

Fred and George Weasley

House: Gryffindor, 5th YearQuidditch: BeatersWe adore the Weasley twins. If we could pick two...

Percy Weasley

House: Gryffindor, 7th Year; Head Boy"P" stands for "Pompous" here. Percy is like a male version...

Arthur Weasley

Molly Weasley

Ginny Weasley

Oliver Wood

House: Gryffindor, 7th YearQuidditch: Keeper; CaptainOliver Wood is, to put it nicely, passionate...