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2014-03-14 12:25:36

Universal Creating First-Ever Experience that Will Allow Guests to Actually Ride the Iconic Train Between London and Hogsmeade - Just Like in the Books and Films ORLANDO, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most memorable and exciting experiences from the Harry Potter series will come to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer. Imagine: -- Being transported from the Muggle world to the wizarding world as you pass through the brick wall at King's Cross Station...

2014-02-18 23:03:46

Fantasy film, television and book convention to be held July 30-August 3 in Orlando Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 If you know how to destroy a horcrux, what to do with a TARDIS and who Sam, Dean and Castiel are, then chances are you are headed to Orlando this summer for the sixth annual LeakyCon, one of the largest and most recognized conventions for fans of fantasy films, television shows and books. LeakyCon will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,...

2014-01-23 12:26:19

2014's Most Anticipated New Theme Park Experience Opens This Summer and Brings More of Harry Potter's Adventures to Life ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Never before has a theme park created a guest experience like this: you climb aboard the Hogwarts Express in Hogsmeade and moments later arrive at King's Cross Station - where the wonders of London and Diagon Alley unfold before you. And it is all real. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/FL51495 ) With this...

2014-01-13 23:02:34

Learning difficulties affect everyone in society regardless of rank, status or class. eReflect features a lesser-known aspect of a British royal family member, Princess Beatrice of York. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Dyslexia and other learning difficulties affect millions of people, and they are not affected by a person’s rank or status. In fact, such learning difficulties are prevalent across all social classes. In its latest 7 Speed Reading™ blog post, eReflect...

2013-11-19 12:20:45

20-Stamp Souvenir Booklet Features Scenes from Warner Bros. Films ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With Hogwarts castle as the backdrop, the U.S. Postal Service today dedicated 20 new Forever stamps featuring images of Harry Potter, the extraordinary boy wizard, and the adventures he encounters with the friends, heroes, villains and creatures that make up his world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-11-08 12:22:04

Exhibition Opening in May 2014 GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and Global Experience Specialists (GES) are thrilled to announce the extension of the global tour of Harry Potter: The Exhibition with the first European stop in Norrkoping, Sweden, at Nya Parken. This marks the first of multiple new stops for the globally touring exhibition. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131108/LA12365) Experienced by more than 2.5...

2013-10-31 08:27:55

USA TODAY crowns three winners for No. 1 book in three separate eras MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY celebrates the 20(th) anniversary of the USA TODAY Best-Selling Books list, crowning not one, but three No.1 books for three different eras that reflect the changes in publishing over the past two decades. Given the relative distinction of book selling in each era - and the changes in the contributors to the list over time - today's coverage highlights three distinct eras...

2013-09-10 12:26:41

Spectacular Celebrations Take Place All Season Long Throughout Greater Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall in Philadelphia means the air is cool and crisp; seasonal fruits and vegetables transform local cuisine; hues of orange, red and brown dominate the landscape; and tens of thousands of people gather at spots all over the region for awesome autumnal festivals. Here are five not-to-be-missed events (for a list of 25 happenings, go to http://vstphl.ly/12agnMj):...

2013-08-27 08:25:03

VIDEO MESSAGE CELEBRATES THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE U.S. PUBLICATION OF HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Scholastic today released a never-before-seen video clip of J.K. Rowling to celebrate the 15(th) anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Today is also the release date for the new trade paperback editions of all seven books in the series with new covers illustrated by #1 New York Times...

2013-08-07 12:24:16

Winning Libraries Will Host Extraordinary Harry Potter Events for New Readers on or Around August 27th, as the New Harry Potter U.S. Trade Paperback Editions Are Released NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the 15(th) anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the first book in the award-winning Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, 15 public libraries nationwide have been chosen as winners of the Harry Potter Public Librarian Contest...