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Exclusive: Leaky's Harry Potter Books Giveaway

Posted by: Edward
May 06, 2010, 07:00 PM

Leaky is excited to offer its readers the opportunity to be the lucky winner of a Box Set of the US edition Harry Potter novels in paperback as part of Scholastic's Real Magic of Harry Potter campaign.  In partnership with Scholastic, this giveaway is open to readers 13 or older (under 18 with parents/guardian permission) from anywhere in the world.  From Scholastic:
Read the fastest selling book of all time and experience the adventure from the beginning! Enter to win the complete Harry Potter box set in paperback! And don’t forget to check out Scholastic’s national sweepstakes. They are giving away 4 family trips to Universal Orlando Resort’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which opens June 18th.
In order to enter, make a comment to this post-- and to this post only-- telling us which part of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park you're most excited to experience, as well as your favorite Harry Potter book.

This giveaway is open to any and all, and runs through Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 11:59pm EST.

The winner will be chosen randomly and announced around 12 noon EST on Monday, May 17, 2010.

As readers will recall, in March Scholastic launched their Real Magic of Harry Potter campaign, which is offering the chance for US residents aged 7-14 to win one of four family trips for four (4) to Universal Orlando Resort's The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Sweepstakes, open now through June 1, 2010, this contest offers eligible entrants the chance to visit the Harry Potter theme park, and includes:
  • Roundtrip airfare.
  • Ground transfers to/from airport in Orlando.
  • 3 nights at an on-site hotel.
  • 3-day/2-park admission to both Universal Orlando theme parks
Also be sure to check out the Harry Potter book trailer below, or here in our Video Galleries.

Good luck to all!

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28 Points

Walking into Hogwarts’ll probably make me cry. :)
But I’m a sucker for rollercoasters, so Dragon Challenge!

My favorite Potter book is Goblet of Fire.
So much imagery! :D

Posted by lililovegood on May 06, 2010, 08:06 PM report to moderator
115 Points

Favorite Book: Deathly Hallows, of course

And… I want to visit Zonko’s, experience some of the magic. _

Posted by phoenix_fire_ on May 06, 2010, 08:07 PM report to moderator
1599 Points

wow. a boxed set. no more trips to the library, i’ll own them! i can’t even imagine…
okay, well…what am i looking forward to at WWoHP? …wow. everything. i don’t think i can chose just one thing. possibly hogwarts itself, and the ride there in…but…according to melissa, the food will be fantastic—so that too. and ollivanders. especially ollivanders. and most importantly having my wand choose me. oohh, yeah, that. that is my #1 thing.
my favorite book? well, on my profile i think it says book 7…which is not entirely true…its a tie between deathly hallows & sorcerers/philosophers stone. book seven because it is the adventure of all adventures and the ending is just…perfect. book one because it is the beginning of everything. and entering the wizarding world for the first time with harry, with the awe, the shock, and the wonder—-that easily rivals the brilliant ending to the series. :)

Posted by Nealie Zealbie on May 06, 2010, 08:09 PM report to moderator
1408 Points

I’m most excited to see The Leaky Cauldron! To walk through the doors that started it all… Amazing :) My favorite HP book is Deathly Hallows

Posted by da_member0808 on May 06, 2010, 08:09 PM report to moderator
100 Points

I’m so excited about Hogsmeade and of course the food that will leave me fat and poor. :DDD

Posted by nyteflite on May 06, 2010, 08:12 PM report to moderator
27 Points

I want to taste the butterbeer!
My favorite harry potter book is order of the phoenix

Posted by meemer on May 06, 2010, 08:12 PM report to moderator
27 Points

i can’t wait to see IT ALL in Orlando! Most excited about the journey that the trio takes us on. My favorite book is the Deathly Hallows (but I love when Harry and Ginny first get together in THBP)

Posted by hokie on May 06, 2010, 08:15 PM report to moderator
64 Points

Im a book-eater so i would love to go to Dervish And Banges….it would be paradise on earth….My favorite book of all 7 is Deathly Hallows because its when The Truth (the reall not the one that everybody wants to believe) about Severus is acknowledge.

Posted by nadie_hp FTC on May 06, 2010, 08:15 PM report to moderator
781 Points

I can’t wait to experience Harry’s world in REAL LIFE! I can’t possibly just pick one thing! :D

Favorite book is Deathly Hallows!

Posted by kendra.dumbledore on May 06, 2010, 08:16 PM report to moderator

I am SO excited to see Hogwarts! It looks amazing from all of the pictures we’ve seen, and to actually be INSIDE the castle!!! I could die of happiness right then and there. I always wanted to go to Hogwarts, and although I didn’t receive an acceptance letter (I’m sure the owl just got lost making its way across the Atlantic), this is a way for me to finally go there. I also am looking forward to visiting Hogsmeade, and being able to buy my own wand!

Posted by Hermione91225 on May 06, 2010, 08:17 PM report to moderator
27 Points

First of all, thank you so much for making it worldwide available! I’d really love to visit Howarts castle indoors, although I’m from Argentina so I don’t know if I’ll be able to visit the park some day – I hope so!

My favorite book is definitely Half-Blood Prince. Why? It’s like the start of the end of Voldemort. I just love it!

Posted by remmus on May 06, 2010, 08:21 PM report to moderator
120 Points

I am most looking forward to feasting upon the spread of Deliciousness offered at the Wizarding World theme park: everything from Butterbeer to Pumpkin Juice, from roast potatoes to turkey legs, and absolutely everything in Honeydukes…I will have to save up on both money and calories for about five years prior to my visit, but reading about the food eaten by Harry and Co. was (for some reason) the highlight of books, and I am THRILLED to finally partake in their nutrional endeavours.

If I have to pick a favorite, I would say that Deathly Hallows is my favorite novel in the series, because we waited so long (and so very, very patiently) for it. And it also contains my favorite quote of the series: “Of course it has been happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean it is not real?”

Posted by HedwigJune on May 06, 2010, 08:22 PM report to moderator

I can’t wait to just see Hogwarts in person. We’ve seen the movies, we’ve seen it in our minds and now we get to see it up close! How cool is that?

My favorite book is Prisoner of Azkaban. The storyline was quite possibly the best Jo Rowling ever wrote!

Posted by codesempra on May 06, 2010, 08:23 PM report to moderator
31 Points

Omg can’t wait!!!!!! I am so excited to be able to walk into Hogsmeade. Just the thought of expiriencing something like that makes my heart flutter. My favorite Harry Potter book was probably Deathly Hallows. OMG my fav!

Posted by SummerDaize on May 06, 2010, 08:23 PM report to moderator
705 Points

Seeing the whole of Hogsmeade and Hogwarts castle.
My favorite Harry Potter book is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Posted by Hermione_Granger_Weasley on May 06, 2010, 08:28 PM report to moderator
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