And he becomes close with the new Defense of the Dark Arts teacher, who was a childhood friend of his father. They have a fun lesson on Boggarts and then learn about more Dark Creatures.
Around this time, Hermione is exceptionally stressed by all of her work, and in a day she slaps Malfoy for picking on Hagrid and she quits Divination, concluding that Professor Trelawney is a great fraud. Dumbledore meets with Harry and gives him wise fatherly advice on the events that have happened.
After coming down the stairs, a livid Vernon orders Harry to put her right, but Harry says that she deserved it. Harry tells him that he already knows because he heard Mr and Mrs Weasley talking about it earlier. Publication and reception[ edit ] Pre-release history[ edit ] Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third book in the Harry Potter series.
Parravano also gave a positive review for The Horn Book Magazinecalling it "quite a good book. He is also informed by Arthur Weasley Mark Williams that Black will likely come after him and warns Harry not to after him no matter what.
Harry's darker side is first glimpsed in this film, when Harry proclaims, "I hope he [Black] finds me. Malfoy insults one of these beasts, Buckbeak, and is attacked.
Black is said to have divulged the Potters' secret whereabouts to Voldemort and murdered their mutual friend Peter Pettigrew.
Back at Hogwarts, Harry learns that Hagrid received a notice saying that Buckbeak, the hippogriff who attacked Malfoy, is going to be put on trial, and Hagrid is inconsolable.
They leave, and Buckbeak is executed. Some exposition was removed for dramatic effect: During a Hogwarts visit to Hogsmeade, a wizard village which Harry is unable to visit because he has no permission slip, Harry has tea with Professor Lupin.
As the group head back to the castle the full moon rises, causing Lupin to transform and Pettigrew to escape.
The students board the Hogwarts Express train and are stopped once by an entity called a Dementor. For Christmas, Harry receives a Firebolt, the most impressive racing broomstick in the world.
When Lupin supposedly falls ill, the much hated Potions Master Professor Snape temporarily takes over teaching Defence Against the Dark Arts and torments the class, much to their dismay.
As he charges towards them to attack them, Hermione is scared with Harry protecting her; but Buckbeak comes to the rescue and fights Lupin while Harry and Hermione look on with the former holding onto the latter. This leads to his running away and being picked up by the Knight Bus.
Critical response[ edit ] Prisoner of Azkaban is often regarded by critics and fans as one of the best films in the franchise. Harry learns that Black has been sighted near Hogwarts. Harry sees a black dog in his tea cup, which Trelawney identifies as the Grimthe omen of death. At Christmas Harry receives a mysterious present, a late-model Firebolt broom.
Dumbledore advises Hermione and Harry to use Hermione's time-turnera device she has been using to double-up on classes; this permits them to go back in time and save Buckbeak, who carries Black away to safety. Some Dementors approach Harry, Ron and Hermione.
Peeves reveals that he saw her fleeing through another portrait after Sirius Black attacked her for not letting him into Gryffindor Tower.
Returning to the Gryffindor Towerthey find the Fat Lady 's portrait empty, having been attacked. Harry wakes up to find out that his broomstick flew into the Whomping Willow and got torn apart.
The incident must have simply made Ron warn their other friend Hermione Granger not to call, as Harry received no word from them afterwards. At school, famed Hogwarts Headmaster Albus Dumbledore Michael Gambon informs the Hogwarts students that because Black has escaped, Dementors have been set up around the school as a protection.
Fearing it might be cursed, Hermione reports the gift to Professor McGonagallwhich leads to more bad feelings between her and Ron and Harry.
One night, Harry is using the Marauder's Map, and he sees Pettigrew's name. Going where he's supposed to be, he sees no one, but is caught by Snape. In the book, Dumbledore merely comments that the executioner must sign the order, right before he is about to leave the cabin to execute Buckbeak.
Near Christmas, Harry attempts to sneak to Hogsmeade without permission, but is caught by Fred and George Weasleywho give him the Marauder's Map so that he can enter the village through a secret passage.
Their efforts are unsuccessful, but Scabbers reappears shortly after they hear Buckbeak being executed. Believed to have been the right-hand-man of the dark wizard Voldemort, whom Harry Daniel Radcliffe mysteriously rendered powerless during his infancy, some of those closest to Harry suspect Black has returned to exact revenge on the boy who defeated his master.
Meanwhile, because of the attack, an annoyed Harry gets place under surveillance: She explodes and Harry decides to take his school things and run away, fearing he will almost certainly be expelled from Hogwarts, after using magic outside school. Once the three students calm down enough to listen, Lupin and Black explain everything.Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K.
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