MyLeaky Login

Join the largest Harry Potter Social Network on the Web! | FAQ

In the News

News About Companion Books, New Secrets, and More Revealed on JK Rowling.com

JKRowling.com
Posted by: sue
October 31, 2007, 04:43 PM

Well it is not quite a huge trick, but there are a few new goodies this Halloween found on our favorite author's website. In addition to the new Wizard of the Month and Door Opening archive we first told you about this morning, there is an update in the news section now on JKRowling.com.Jo writes that she is still intending on writing the "definitive Harry Potter encyclopedia, which will include all the material that never made it into the novels, and that I will give the royalties from this book to charity. I cannot, therefore, approve of "companion books" or "encyclopedias" that seek to pre-empt my definitive Potter reference book for their authors’ own personal gain. The losers in such a situation would be the charities, that I hope, eventually, to benefit." Jo also has given us two new secrets hidden on the site. If you wish to find them on your ownSTOP NOW, otherwise scroll down for more.

SCROLL
MOVE THAT CURSOR DOWN
DONT STOP SCROLLING YET!
SCROLL
KEEP SCROLLING!
ALMOST THERE!
ONE MORE SCROLL!
LAST SCROLL BEFORE THE SPOILERS! YOU ARE CAUTIONED!

Courtesy of our friends Lexicon Bel and Roonwit, here are instructions for finding two new things:
  • First Clue: In the Rubbish Bin, hold your curser on the Sneakascope until it moves. A ? will be revealed. Then go to the "Extras" section and draw the mark. A handwritten paper from Jo regarding the third year is revealed, and note the very curious names of professors at the top of the page.
  • Second Clue: Take the portkey to Jo's office. On the lightswitch, click the upper right corner, then move your cursor to peel back the wallpaper Door for a new Potion recipe (egg and Lacewing Fly leg). Portkey back to the main desk and wait for ole Peeves to come by and knock over the pens. Poof! an egg appears. Click on it. Portkey over to the "Fansites" area and wait in the Fansites trophy case for a new Lacewing Fly to flit in and land on the FSA cup. Click on it.
  • Previous Article | Next Article Browse all Recent JKRowling.com News

    188 Comments

    Lauren
    Posted by Lauren on October 31, 2007, 06:46 PM report to moderator
    Saffron
    Posted by Saffron on October 31, 2007, 06:47 PM report to moderator
    Lady Hawke
    Posted by Lady Hawke on October 31, 2007, 06:47 PM report to moderator
    Lauren
    Posted by Lauren on October 31, 2007, 06:47 PM report to moderator
    Lauren
    Posted by Lauren on October 31, 2007, 06:49 PM report to moderator
    Squibby
    Posted by Squibby on October 31, 2007, 06:53 PM report to moderator
    Scmittay
    Posted by Scmittay on October 31, 2007, 06:53 PM report to moderator
    Squibby
    Posted by Squibby on October 31, 2007, 06:55 PM report to moderator
    Inger
    Posted by Inger on October 31, 2007, 06:55 PM report to moderator
    Squibby
    Posted by Squibby on October 31, 2007, 06:55 PM report to moderator
    roonwit
    Posted by roonwit on October 31, 2007, 06:57 PM report to moderator
    roonwit
    Posted by roonwit on October 31, 2007, 06:58 PM report to moderator
    budb
    Posted by budb on October 31, 2007, 06:59 PM report to moderator
    Scarlett
    Posted by Scarlett on October 31, 2007, 07:04 PM report to moderator
    Squibby
    Posted by Squibby on October 31, 2007, 07:06 PM report to moderator
    You must be logged in to MyLeaky to comment. Please click here to log in.

    Finding Hogwarts
    PotterCast Interviews Jo Rowling! Click here to Listen! The Books Everything...Half-Blood Prince...and the rest of the HP Films Leaky Apps

    Guess That Book

    "Yes, Arthur, cars," said Mrs. Weasley, her eyes flashing. "Imagine a wizard buying a rusty old car and telling his wife all he wanted to do with it was take it apart to see how it worked, while [i]really[/i] he was enchanting it to make it [i]fly[/i]."

    Scribbulus Essay Project

    Issue 28 - Jul. 2014

    Scribbulus is THE place for Leaky Cauldron readers to submit their essays and opinion pieces!
    See more over at Scribbulus!
    Learn to knit your own 'Weasley Sweater'. Learn to brew your own 'Butterbeer'. Find out how at Leaky Crafts!