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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Grammy Nomination for Jim Dale's "Deathly Hallows" Narration

Posted by: sue
December 06, 2007, 07:31 PM

Actor Jim Dale received a Grammy nomination today for his audio recording of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Theatermania.com reports Mr. Dale “is up for Best Spoken Word Album for Children,” with the awards due to be presented February 10 at the StaplesContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Wins Writer's Guild Award

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2007, 12:36 AM

The Writer’s Guild of Great Britain recently honored Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling with a special award. The List.co.uk reports that actress Joan Collins presented the award to JKR, which celebrated her Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Writing. Congratulations Jo!

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Entertainment Weekly Names J.K. Rowling "Entertainer of the Year"

Posted by: sue
November 23, 2007, 03:39 PM

Entertainment Weekly has named J.K. Rowling their "Entertainer of the Year" for 2007 (cover of new issue with JKR, here).The magazine says the reason they selected the Harry Potter author as their top entertainer was "because she did something very, very hard, and she did it very,Continued...

Book Awards

J.K. Rowling Honored with "Order of the Forest" Award

Posted by: sue
October 23, 2007, 02:04 PM

As we told you previously, J.K. Rowling is making the final stop of her Open Book Tour today in Toronto, Ontario Canada, and before the event, the Harry Potter author was given an award “in recognition of the role she has played helping save Canada’s and the world’s forests.Continued...

Honors/Awards

Emma Watson Attends UK Kids' Choice Awards

Posted by: Edward
October 21, 2007, 02:35 AM

As we told you previously, actress Emma Watson was to attend the first UK Kids’ Choice Awards this evening in London. The first pictures of Emma from the event are now online. You can see Emma posing on the red carpet as well as her during the show right here. More pictures of the actress can beContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Nick Harry Potter News: "Deathly Hallows" Up for UK Kid's Choice Awards, Magazine Feature on OotP

Posted by: sue
July 29, 2007, 08:21 PM

Thanks to Nickelodeon for letting us know about a few pieces of news involving Nick and Harry Potter.

First, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has been nominated at the first UK Kid’s Choice Awards in the Best Book category. The final book inContinued...

Books

Waterstone Names "Philosopher's Stone" As Top Book of the Last 25 Years

Posted by: Edward
May 17, 2007, 11:02 AM

UK bookseller, Waterstones, released a list of their 'top 25 books of the last 25 years' to commemorate the companies quarter century in business and "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," the first book in the series by author J. K. Rowling, toppedContinued...

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J.K. Rowling: Winner of 2007 Wired Rave Award

Posted by: sue
April 21, 2007, 02:14 PM

"Honoring the mavericks, dreamers and innovators "changing your mind", The WIRED Rave award recognizes leaders in a wide range of categories including technology, business, music, industrial design and blogs." So says the popular technology magazine, which has just announced theirContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

USA Today: "Sorcerer's Stone" Most Memorable Book of Past 25 Years

Posted by: sue
April 09, 2007, 08:05 AM

The USA Today newspaper has a feature on the 25 Books that leave a legacy, spotlighting the most memorable reads of the past 25 years. The number one spot on this list is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling. According to the paper:

"Midnight book parties,Continued...

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Kids Choose Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
March 31, 2007, 08:31 PM

The Harry Potter book series received up top honors in the category of “Favorite Book” tonight at this years Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The awards are based on voting from viewers all over the world and the winner receives a unique (and bright orange) blimp trophy. Over 25 millionContinued...

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Nick Kids' Choice Awards Voting Opens

Posted by: Edward
March 06, 2007, 10:06 PM

Voting is now open for the 2007 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards where the Harry Potter series has been nominated in the “Favorite Book” category. You are now able to vote via Nick.com in this category as well as all the others. As we previously reported the Justin TimberlakeContinued...

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Harry Potter Books Nominated for 2007 Kid's Choice Awards

Posted by: sue
February 05, 2007, 10:07 PM

Nickelodeon sent out a press release tonight announcing the nominees for the 2007 Kid's Choice awards, and the Harry Potter novels have been nominated again in the "Favorite Book" category. Up against other books such as How to Eat Fried Worms, Island of the Blue Dolphins,Continued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince a Kids' Pick for 2007

Posted by: sue
December 05, 2006, 09:41 AM

The results of a new poll are in which show Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling, is the top read for children in the fourth through sixth grades. Over 2,800 children voted recently in the Scholastic "Kids' Pick For 2007" poll, which was held as a prelude to their annualContinued...

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"Half-Blood Prince" Wins Scottish Book Award; JKR Sends Thank You Message

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2006, 11:06 PM

A few weeks ago, we first told you that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince had been nominated for a Scottish Children's Book Award. Those awards have now been announced, and Half-Blood Prince was declared the winner in the "Younger readers-8-12 years" category.Continued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Voted Favorite Young Adult Book

Posted by: Melissa
November 07, 2006, 11:00 AM

The American Library Aassociation announced that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was voted the favorite book of teen readers in its annual "Teens' Top Ten" poll. Over 5,000 votes cast online during Teen Read Week (October 15-21) were combined with results of a separateContinued...