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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Amazon.com Assembling Kids' HP Review Panel

Posted by: Melissa
June 08, 2005, 02:26 PM

Amazon.com has let us know about a new contest it's running, the "Harry Potter Review Panel Contest," in which winners are part of a kids panel to talk about Harry Potter via the Amazon site.
The panel will share its HP expertise as well as their predictions and expectations for HBP. TheyContinued...

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HBP Contest Page Updated

Posted by: Melissa
June 08, 2005, 09:10 AM

Our HBP contests page has been updated with contests from Australia, Vancouver and the ITV contest.

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J.K.Rowling to do TV Interview with Cub Reporter

Posted by: sue
June 08, 2005, 08:35 AM

ITV has now launched their version of the Ultimate Harry Potter Fan contest. Children between the ages of 8 and 16 are allowed to enter for this chance to not only attend the midnight launch party in Edinburgh of Half-Blood Prince, but also to interview author J.K. Rowling on television.

Initial'sContinued...

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ADMIN: HBP Contest Page

Posted by: Melissa
June 07, 2005, 02:25 PM

Our post with all the contest info got old, so we made a special page for HBP "Cub Reporter" contests as well as other HBP-related contests, right here, so you can keep track. It's also listed on our new text sidebar. If you look over this list and see a contest we haven't listed, please let us know.

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Evening News's Cub Reporter Competition Opens

Posted by: Melissa
June 07, 2005, 01:14 PM

The Evening News, of Scotland, has opened its contest to choose a reporter to be part of the 70-children contingent that will meet JKR on July 15 and interview her on July 17. Entrants must "prove their knowledge of all things Harry Potter by answering five questions which will appear in the paperContinued...

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NZ Cub Reporter Contest Opens; New Details About Event Emerge

Posted by: Melissa
June 05, 2005, 10:10 AM

The Sunday Star Times of New Zealand announced its HBP competition. Reader Xander sent us the article on the contest, which is open through June 16 to those aged 8 to 16; here are the relevant details:
-The winner will arrive at Edinburgh Castle by horse-drawn carriage.
-Prefects will guideContinued...

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Abebooks Calls Real-Life Harry Potters for HBP Sweepstakes; Used Books Search Now Available on Cauldron Shop

Posted by: Melissa
June 02, 2005, 06:48 PM

Abebooks.com has announced today that the hundreds of people named "Harry Potter" in North America can step up for a chance to win $1,000 for themselves and another $1,000 for the library, literacty charity or school of their choice,Continued...

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Update on Canadian HBP Contests

Posted by: Melissa
May 31, 2005, 09:48 AM

Raincoast Books has sent along an update about contests available to Canadian residents for the chance to travel to Edinburgh to become a "cub reporter" on publication weekend.
Raincoast's own contest will be unveiled June 1 at 9pm PST (12am EST):

Harry Potter Launch Weekend Sweepstakes Contest: EntrantsContinued...

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Transcript: Prez of Scholastic Publishing on Today's Today

Posted by: Melissa
May 16, 2005, 10:04 PM

President of Scholastic Children Book Publishing Barbara Marcus was on the NBC "Today" show this morning to announce Scholastic's HBP contest. Click below for the transcript. Note that at the bottom Katie Couric says she might be talking to J.K. Rowling about the book;Continued...

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Worldwide HBP Release Party Contests

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2005, 09:15 PM

Contests are already underway worldwide to determine who the 70 "cub reporters" who will be at Edinburgh Castle on July 15, and grilling JKR on July 17.
The contests, as announced on JKRowling.com, are underway in Britain, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. What we have foundContinued...

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Waylett Holds Fan Art Contest

Posted by: Melissa
March 09, 2005, 09:51 AM

Jamie Waylett (Vincent Crabbe) has received so much fan art from readers lately that he's decided to hold a contest via his site:

"Everyone who sends in a drawing of me or of my character, either by himself or with other fellow Slytherin students, over the next 3 weeks will be judged in a fan art contest...TheContinued...

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2004: The Year in HP: A Leaky Cauldron Review

Posted by: Melissa
December 31, 2004, 06:26 PM

Happy New Year everyone! Because 2005 is going to be such a big year for Harry
Potter
fans, we thought now was a good time to look back at 2004, which
wasn't too shabby either where we're concerned. Editor Sue scoured our archives
and found all our 2004 highlights, so we hope you enjoy this littleContinued...

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TLC's Prisoner of Azkaban Sweepstakes Winners!

Posted by: Melissa
December 01, 2004, 10:08 AM

At long last, we are proud to announce the winners of our Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban sweepstakes!

Thirty-five people - less than .5 percent of entrants - will receive prizes for their creativity, ingenuity, wit and charm in answering to our challenge to pick one Harry Potter characterContinued...

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"I Wanna Be A Wizard Sweepstakes" Now Open

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2004, 05:57 PM

As we told you previously, Kids' WB is having a "I Wanna Be a Wizard Sweepstakes" for a chance to win a walk-on role in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film. The sweepstakes is now open and runs this week through Monday, November 29th. It is open to US residents ages 8-14 years old.Continued...

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UK Time Turner Sweepstakes Now Open

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2004, 10:57 AM

Earlier Warners Brothers announced a contest where winners from the USA, Japan, and Canada could win a chance to meet J.K.Rowling and the trio. Well now residents of the U.K. have their own chance to win a meeting with the Harry Potter author and cast members too. The contest is open now and runs through DecemberContinued...