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The Unofficial Guide to Crafting the World of Harry Potter

30 Magical Crafts for Witches and Wizards—from Pencil Wands to House Colors Tie-Dye Shirts

Foreword by Dinah Bucholz

About The Book

Make your home feel like Hogwarts with these creative Harry Potter-themed crafts, perfect for the whole family!

Charming crafts even Muggles can make!

You won't need alchemy or a magic wand to make these 30 magical projects inspired by the world of Harry Potter. With a little Hogwarts creativity and the step-by-step guidance of this spellbinding book, you'll be able to transfigurate simple supplies and things around the house into everything from Remembrall Rings to Butterbeer Lip Balm to Nargles for your front lawn.

You'll be as busy as Mrs. Weasley knitting her Christmas sweaters as you dive into dozens of Potterific projects. Relive the excitement of Harry's adventures with these genius crafts. Drop some homemade Pgymy Puff Bath Fizzies into the tub and pretend you're Moaning Myrtle. Keep memories of the Quidditch pitch close with your very own Golden Snitch Necklace. Or show off the Sorting Hat's selection with a House Colors Tie-Dye Shirt.

Accio, crafting supplies--it's time for some wonderful wizardly fun!

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Adams Media (July 1, 2016)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781440595059
  • Ages: 10 - 14

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Raves and Reviews

"The projects are generally easy to make and use supplies that are readily available. That first generation of Potter fanatics is hitting their 30s, and their thirst for 1990s nostalgia is unquenchable." --Library Journal

"Creative projects plus easy-to-follow directions with excellent photographs make this a creative, must-own book for Harry Potter fans like us." --Imagination Soup

"With no help from J.K. Rowling, author Jamie Harrington takes some of the elements of the books and creates crafts." --Austin American-Statesman

"You might want to double dip at the bookstore, because this month has also brought America The Unofficial Guide To Crafting The World Of Harry Potter. Harrington serves up dozens of Potterific ideas, from shirts you can tie-dye into house colors (yes, even Slytherin) to pencil wands." --SheKnows

"Whether your kid is obsessed with Harry Potter, hasn't read the books yet, or has only just gotten into them, this book is sure to be one of their new favorites." --POPSUGAR Moms

"A Harry Potter crafts book that renews your faith in magic and hot glue guns. Get them doing more than zoning out to the first eight movies, with the brand new The Unofficial Guide to Crafting the World of Harry Potter. Jamie Harrington has put together 30 clever crafts for kids of all ages into a beautifully produced book, that help reinforce a belief in the power of magic, good vs. evil, and Modge Podge." --Cool Mom Picks

"These crafts are doable--no power tools necessary and most of the crafts are made from everyday, inexpensive items." --Florida Today/USA Today Network

Awards and Honors

  • ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

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