One thing that for sure tops the bucket list of every ‘Potterhead’ is a ‘Letter from Hogwarts’. Introducing to us the most fascinating world of wizarding, JK Rowling’s Harry Potter has our heart. This series grossed over 7.73 billion dollars worldwide. Even after rewatching the HP series numerous times, there is always something new one might find out. However, fans acquainted with the books definitely have an upper hand. Therefore, we’ve got you 10 Harry Potter moments from the books the movies never showed us.
5. Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare (S.P.E.W)
This organization was founded by Hermione during ‘The Goblet of Fire‘ to stand against the mistreatment of house-elves. Winky (the house-elf) which only book readers must know, was banished by her owner Barty Couch which resulted in the formation of this organization by Hermione.
4. Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes
How did the poor Weasley twins start their joke shop, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes? Well, it was Harry who gave them 1000 galleons he won from the Triwizard Tournament. They in turn ask Harry to take anything he likes for free from the shop. Fred straightaway tells Harry, “You don’t pay here… You gave us our start-up loan, we haven’t forgotten. Take whatever you like, and just remember to tell people where you got it if they ask.”
3. Dursley’s Blocked Chimney
In one of the hysterical scenes in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Arthur tries to connect Dursleys to the Floo Network to transport Harry. Little did the Weasleys know about Dursley’s blocked chimneys to prevent letters sent to Harry via Owl Post. The way Arthur blasts the twins, Ron and himself out of the chimney, indeed deserves a good laugh.
Rita Skeeter is well known for revealing secrets. However, the secret about her being the beetle Animagus is only revealed in the book. This ability of hers helped her find out Harry’s secret. Hermione was the one to discover this and she captured her as well. Hermione made sure that Skeeter stop bad-mouthing Potter and also print a truthful article at no charge to run in The Quibbler.
1. Sirius’s Death
As we all know, Harry has always been inexpressive in terms of sorrow. Losing his parents as a child, he never grieved their death. However, after he lost his Godfather Sirius to Bellatrix‘s attack at the Department of Mysteries, he went all crazy. Consumed by rage, turned down books into ashes and destroyed objects in Dumbeldore’s office. One can find this sequence in ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.’