Harry Potter: The Prequel

Harry Potter: The Prequel Review

The Harry Potter Prequel is an 800-word story written by J. K. Rowling, and was published online on June 11th, 2008. Set three years before the birth of Harry Potter, the story recounts an adventure had by Sirius Black and James Potter.

J.K. Rowling announced on May 28, 2008 that she was writing a prequel story for English PEN, the writers' association, and the Dyslexia Society. The story, handwritten on a card, would then be auctioned off alongside similar cards from other authors on June 11th, 2008, with the proceeds going to charity. A book of facsimiles was published in August 2008, allowing fans to own and read the story. The story can be found online.

Title:Harry Potter: The Prequel
Edition Language:English

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    Harry Potter: The Prequel Reviews

  • Rose

    okay, now i'm crying.after finishing this way-too-short prequel, i'm sad because 1.] i want more 2.] this was really, really good 3.] I HAVE SO MANY QUESTIONS. “Names!”“Names?” repeated the l...

  • Kai

    ‘Oh, OUR names, did you mean? You should’ve said! This here is James Potter, and I’m Sirius Black!’Now what was that supposed to mean?Find more of my books on Instagram...

  • Anne

    I feel like I've been punk'd. The ending. What did you think? Who do you think the guys in the alley were? Why were James and Sirius trying to go so fast on their bikes? So many questions! So many ...

  • Archit Ojha

    Woah!I did not know that this existed. The only problem with this book was that it was not a book. A 3 page prequel."I felt like the times never turned. Harry Potter remains the best book I have ever ...

  • India

    I read this a few weeks ago online actually, and it was short but great.It refueled the fire within me that burns just to say, "We need a Marauders book/movie."We need one.Now.I'm looking at you, Rowl...

  • Sumit RK

    Set three years before the birth of Harry Potter, the story recounts an adventure had by Sirius Black and James Potter. The story is just 800 words & 4 pages long, so i don’t think it qualifies as a...

  • Pooja

    Remember the time when your ate your favorite chocolates and nothing would stop you from saying "I want more of it, Please!!"This prequel left me saying the same thing!!First I come to know a prequel ...

  • P

    I have acute nostalgia for HP today and recall that I haven't read this one, I don't know why, but I decided to read it anyway. This is a too-short story. James and Sirius get into trouble, nothing se...

  • MischaS_

    ...This here is James Potter, and I’m Sirius Black!”“Things’ll be seriously black for you in a minute, you cheeky little —”Okay - it is official now! We need a book SERIES about the Maraud...

  • Ahmed  Ejaz

    I didn't know that I had missed something from my beloved series. When I came to know about this, I went for this without wasting more time. This story is just a little adventure of James Potter and S...