Series: Harry Potter's Schoolbooks

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J. K. RowlingCompanion
Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling1
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling2
The Hogwarts Library (Harry Potter) by J. K. RowlingCompanion, 1-2
Harry Potter Schoolbooks Box Set by J. K. RowlingSchoolbooks 1-2

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  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling (1987)
  2. The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasure of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts by David Colbert (2001)
  3. The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter by Allan Zola Kronzek (2001)
  4. Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon by Melissa Anelli (2008)
  5. Harry Potter Film Wizardry by Brian Sibley (2010)
  6. Mugglenet.Com's What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7 by Ben Schoen (2006)
  7. Ultimate Unofficial Guide to the Mysteries of Harry Potter by Galadriel Waters (2002)
  8. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (2003)
    Same series: Inkspell (Inkheart Trilogy)
  9. An Unofficial Muggle's Guide to the Wizarding World: Exploring the Harry Potter Universe by Fionna Boyle (2004)
  10. Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey by Bob McCabe (2011)
  11. The Science of Harry Potter: How Magic Really Works by Roger Highfield (2002)
  12. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman (1995)
  13. The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket (1999)
  14. Eragon by Christopher Paolini (2002)
  15. Conversations with J.K. Rowling by Lindsey Fraser (2000)

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To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.


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