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The Tales of Beedle the Bard

The Tales of Beedle the Bard - J.K. Rowling

This was the review I posted back in 2008 when I first read this book:


I love these little side books, this one and the two Hogwarts text books that came before. They're great fun to read and really add to the illusion of a 'real' magical world.

This book consists of five tales, the magical equivalent of Muggle fairy tales. All five are charming--a couple are quite dark--albeit quick reads, but in my opinion very satisfying.

I enjoyed reading Dumbledore's notes at the end of each tale along with the footnotes added by JKR.