Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Paperback - 1999
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During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Raincoast Books, c1999.
ISBN: 9781551922461
Characteristics: 317 pages ;,21 cm.


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Feb 21, 2021

Perfect, don't skip this read. You'd better love fantasy. It's darker and more fun than the second book, though. So you like dark reads, magic, heroes, and epic adventures?
This is your book. YOU'D BETTER READ IT. Okay?

Feb 05, 2021

This is totally the best series ever! At the beginning it says that the readers will race through the huge book and all the pages and the awfully big spine! They were right! It was so good! Harry Potter books are always the best!

Jan 20, 2021

Out of the fist three books, this was the best by FAR! I couldn’t put down the book not even for a split second! The ending was great!!! Never looked forward to starting the next book in the series as much as now! I don’t think after the third book anyone can stop reading the rest of the Harry Potter series anymore! The 3rd book is definitely when the series start to pick up!

Jan 04, 2021

Omgg this book was so good!! I would definitely read it over and over again! New memorable characters are introduced, the plot gets more suspenseful, some parts are sad, but it’s always lightened up by humour, and it’s very funny, lighthearted and a has a really good and happy ending! It’s an amazing book and a must read!!! Definitely has to be one of my favourite books ever! Harry Potter books are the best!

Harry Potter's third installment blew my mind at the ending. It's incredible how the author was able to create the ending and we were able to notice and understand the events. We also get introduced to one of my favorite characters in this book, and we get exposed to more of the magical world as we learn about the wizard prison, who guards that prison, and some of the vicious inmates.

Sep 29, 2020

This book was great! I feel that the character development here was wonderful as well as Harry finding out that the rat Pettigrew betrayed Harry's parents to Voldemort. I also loved the Knight Bus part and when Harry casts his Patronus because he thought it was his dad when he and Hermione go back in time to save Buckbeak and Sirius

Sep 04, 2020

Great book , it’s very adventurous and magical !

Aug 21, 2020

This is my favourite out of all of the Harry Potter books, Sirius Black is a very solid character, his character development throughout the series was very good too.

Jul 18, 2020

This book is one of my favorite books of the series since it's just so good. Many new characters are introduced, and new problems arise as well. Harry Potter and other main characters mature as well. The book is way better than the movie because the book captures so many tiny details that add so much more, whereas the movie is just showing the big events. This book is the start of Harry’s and his friend's lives as young adults. You also learn more about each and every character and what they have been through. Overall, this book was wonderful and I would definitely give it 5 stars.

Jul 05, 2020

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is my favorite prequel ever! Well, other than Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. I recommend this book to everyone!

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Mar 03, 2020

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

Nov 24, 2018

“From now on, I don’t care if my tea leaves spell, ‘Die, Ron, die,’ I’m chucking them in the bin where they belong.” -Ron Weasley

Nov 24, 2018

“A cat? Is that what they told you? It looks more like a pig with hair if you ask me.” -Ron Weasley

Jun 22, 2018

i have quite a sweet disposition as a dog... but the fleas, their murder. sirius black.

Jul 29, 2017

"Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."

"I solemnly swear that I am up to no good."

"Mischief managed."

May 15, 2017

Mooney presents his compliments to Professor Snape, and begs him to keep his abnormally large nose out of other people's business

Apr 22, 2017

"Mooney presents his compliments to Professor Snape, and begs him to keep his abnormally large nose out of other people's business."

"Mr. Prongs agrees with Mr. Mooney and would like to add that Professor Snape is an ugly git."

"Mr. Padfoot would like to register his astonishment that an idiot like that ever became a professor."

"Mr. Wormtail bids Professor Snape good day, and advises him to wash his hair, the slimeball."

Apr 22, 2017

"Right, Neville," said Professor Lupin. "First things first: what would you say is the thing that frightens you most in the world?"

Neville looked around rather wildly, as though begging someone to help him, then said, in barely more than a whisper, "Professor Snape."

Aug 14, 2016

"Darkness can be found at the darkest times if one only remembers to turn on the light"

Jul 26, 2016

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”-Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore (Considered to be the most powerful wizard of his time. He was most famous for his defeat of Gellert Grindelwald, the discovery of the twelve uses of dragon's blood, and his work on alchemy with Nicolas Flamel).

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Feb 28, 2020

Harry Potter's third year at Hogwarts starts off badly when he learns deranged killer Sirius Black has escaped from Azkaban prison and is bent on murdering the teenage wizard. While Hermione's cat torments Ron's sickly rat, causing a rift among the trio, a swarm of nasty Dementors is sent to protect the school from Black. A mysterious new teacher helps Harry learn to defend himself, but what is his secret tie to Sirius Black?

gogirl1313 Dec 24, 2014

The book starts off with a BANG! right before Harry's thirteenth birthday. Harry blows up his aunt, experienced an adventures ride on the Knight bus, only to find out that Sirius Black, the traitor responsible for his parents' deaths, a notorious mass-murderer and Voldemort supporter, has broken out of Azkaban and is now out to kill Harry! But things are not as always as they seem...

Jun 02, 2013

Harry Potter is heavily protected at Hogwarts from Sirius Black, yet he always finds a way to get into an adventure! Will he survive this one?

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 19, 2012

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban opens on the night before Harry's thirteenth birthday, when he receives gifts by owl post from his friends at school. The next morning at breakfast, Harry sees on television that a man named Black is on the loose from prison. At this time, Aunt Marge comes to stay with the Dursleys, and she insults Harry's parents numerous times. Harry accidentally causes her to inflate. Harry leaves the Dursley's house and is picked up by the Knight Bus, but only after an alarming sighting of a large, black dog. The Knight Bus drops Harry off at Diagon Alley, where he is greeted by Cornelius Fudge, the Minister of Magic. He rents a room and awaits the start of school. In Diagon Alley, Harry finishes his schoolwork, admires a Firebolt broomstick in the window of a shop, and after some time, finds his friends Ron and Hermione. At a pet shop, Hermione buys a cat named Crookshanks, who chases Scabbers, Ron's aging pet rat. Ron is most displeased. The night before they all head off to Hogwarts, Harry overhears Ron's parents discussing the fact that Sirius Black is after Harry.

After barely surviving an attack from Dementors, Harry Potter arrives to Hogwarts School od Witchcraft and Wizardry, excited and ready to start his third year in magical education! But the school is currently under threat by a criminal named Sirius Black, therefore Dementors, creatures who suck out all the happiness in people, have come to guard the School. But why do the Dementors tend to affect Harry more than everybody else? And what is the REAL story behind Black's history?

Jul 27, 2011

enjoy harry when he tries to escape from siruis black, the guy who betrayed his parents, but at the end he finds something really strange

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban....


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Mar 01, 2018

Violence: Lots of unconsciousness, biting, and falling off brooms

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