Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Large Print - 2000
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During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2000, c1999.
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780786222742
Characteristics: 592 pages (large print) ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: GrandPré, Mary - Illustrator


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Jan 20, 2019

What a continuation! The introduction of new characters, such as Remus Lupin and Sirius Black was just what the story needed. And with them come a deeper look at Snape’s feelings about Harry.

The story of Harry Potter gets darker as he goes back for his third year at Hogwarts. This is the beginning of the characters realizing that Dumbledore can’t solve everything. There is also a deeper look at the main trio.

This book is a great third addition to the Harry Potter series, and it promises that next year will be even better and darker. This book series grows with Harry, as well as its audience. Recommended if you want more of the Wizarding World!

Jan 12, 2019

(Illustrated Edition)
I'm honestly surprised by how well the artist is improving his game, with every book that gets released. The artwork stays approachable for all ages, but it does get darker much like the book itself did.

Jan 12, 2019

In this series by J.K. Rowling, this was the book that made me realize that I was part of something that was going to go big. In this third book, you start to see the development of a plan - that extends a little beyond a young boy going after a singular bad guy over and over again. I loved the introduction of Harry's Godfather Sirius Black - who is one of my favorite multi-layered characters in the entire series.

Jan 04, 2019

Book 3

Oct 29, 2018

@delwinelder who cares? Read the book. It's better.

Sep 26, 2018

Great story, but … the narrator does a terrible impression of girls voices!

Aug 20, 2018

Okay, once you place your hands on these Harry Potter books, it automaticlly produces a glue that sticks your eyes on to its self and your body on to whatever you are reading on. So caution, people, never read Harry Potter books on buses, subways, sky trains, etc. Mainly because you might miss your stop!

Aug 17, 2018

I read "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" for the first time and it was amazing. So far I think that it is the best book of the series. I loved how the characters in the book were all so interesting and had a great back story. So as you are reading, you get to know the characters. It was such a great book that I could not put down. I want to continue reading the Harry Potter series, they are great!

Aug 16, 2018

I recently reread the Harry Potter series and I loved it! Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has got to be my favorite Harry Potter book because of the detail and the twist in the end. In the book, we get to meet some of the characters who will play a large role later in the series and get a deeper look into Harry Potter and his friends. I recommend the Harry Potter series to everyone because it is a must read for everyone of any age no matter where you live or what your interests are!

Jul 26, 2018

Great book with Ron and Hermione returning. Amazing read and edge of your seat book

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Nov 24, 2018

“From now on, I don’t care if my tea leaves spell, ‘Die, Ron, die,’ I’m chucking them in the bin where they belong.” -Ron Weasley

Nov 24, 2018

“A cat? Is that what they told you? It looks more like a pig with hair if you ask me.” -Ron Weasley

Jun 22, 2018

i have quite a sweet disposition as a dog... but the fleas, their murder. sirius black.

Jul 29, 2017

"Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."

"I solemnly swear that I am up to no good."

"Mischief managed."

May 15, 2017

Mooney presents his compliments to Professor Snape, and begs him to keep his abnormally large nose out of other people's business

Apr 22, 2017

"Mooney presents his compliments to Professor Snape, and begs him to keep his abnormally large nose out of other people's business."

"Mr. Prongs agrees with Mr. Mooney and would like to add that Professor Snape is an ugly git."

"Mr. Padfoot would like to register his astonishment that an idiot like that ever became a professor."

"Mr. Wormtail bids Professor Snape good day, and advises him to wash his hair, the slimeball."

Apr 22, 2017

"Right, Neville," said Professor Lupin. "First things first: what would you say is the thing that frightens you most in the world?"

Neville looked around rather wildly, as though begging someone to help him, then said, in barely more than a whisper, "Professor Snape."

Sep 27, 2016


Aug 14, 2016

"Darkness can be found at the darkest times if one only remembers to turn on the light"

Jul 26, 2016

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”-Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore (Considered to be the most powerful wizard of his time. He was most famous for his defeat of Gellert Grindelwald, the discovery of the twelve uses of dragon's blood, and his work on alchemy with Nicolas Flamel).

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gogirl1313 Dec 24, 2014

The book starts off with a BANG! right before Harry's thirteenth birthday. Harry blows up his aunt, experienced an adventures ride on the Knight bus, only to find out that Sirius Black, the traitor responsible for his parents' deaths, a notorious mass-murderer and Voldemort supporter, has broken out of Azkaban and is now out to kill Harry! But things are not as always as they seem...

Jun 02, 2013

Harry Potter is heavily protected at Hogwarts from Sirius Black, yet he always finds a way to get into an adventure! Will he survive this one?

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 19, 2012

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban opens on the night before Harry's thirteenth birthday, when he receives gifts by owl post from his friends at school. The next morning at breakfast, Harry sees on television that a man named Black is on the loose from prison. At this time, Aunt Marge comes to stay with the Dursleys, and she insults Harry's parents numerous times. Harry accidentally causes her to inflate. Harry leaves the Dursley's house and is picked up by the Knight Bus, but only after an alarming sighting of a large, black dog. The Knight Bus drops Harry off at Diagon Alley, where he is greeted by Cornelius Fudge, the Minister of Magic. He rents a room and awaits the start of school. In Diagon Alley, Harry finishes his schoolwork, admires a Firebolt broomstick in the window of a shop, and after some time, finds his friends Ron and Hermione. At a pet shop, Hermione buys a cat named Crookshanks, who chases Scabbers, Ron's aging pet rat. Ron is most displeased. The night before they all head off to Hogwarts, Harry overhears Ron's parents discussing the fact that Sirius Black is after Harry.

After barely surviving an attack from Dementors, Harry Potter arrives to Hogwarts School od Witchcraft and Wizardry, excited and ready to start his third year in magical education! But the school is currently under threat by a criminal named Sirius Black, therefore Dementors, creatures who suck out all the happiness in people, have come to guard the School. But why do the Dementors tend to affect Harry more than everybody else? And what is the REAL story behind Black's history?

Jul 27, 2011

enjoy harry when he tries to escape from siruis black, the guy who betrayed his parents, but at the end he finds something really strange

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban....


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Mar 01, 2018

Violence: Lots of unconsciousness, biting, and falling off brooms

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