$394,000 Harry Potter ChairBy: Courtney Markel, Izabelle Guimaraes, & Sophia Grossi
Many of us know who Harry Potter is and his different movies. But you know the chair that he was born in, well someone is buying it for $394,000. That’s a lot of money to spend on a simple chair. Keep reading to figure out more. .
A lot of people know who Harry Potter is, but there is people in the world who have no clue who he is. Well Harry Potter is the main character in all of the Harry Potter books written by JK Rowling. Harry Potter is the son to two of the most known wizards. When he was just a baby his parents were killed by Voldemort or the Dark Lord. Voldemort killed his parents while attempting to get to Harry Potter. Harry was declared the chosen one, so if Voldemort wanted to live he had to kill Harry. But if Harry wants to live he has to kill Voldemort because the prophecy stated that neither can live while the other one is still alive. So after his parents were killed Hagrid took him to his aunts and uncles house. They were very mean to him and hid his secret from him of how his parents died and that he was a wizard. Over the years he had to live with them, but finally when he was 11 years old he received the letter for Hogwarts and found out about how his Aunt and Uncle had been lying to him for so long. Harry agreed on going to Hogwarts and was really excited. Throughout his years at Hogwarts he is always battling Voldemort and ends up getting away every time. However in the 7th book it finally comes to end. How wins I can’t say, but if you watch the movies or read the books you will find out what it comes to and what happens.
Harry Potter’s Chair
The chair that JK Rowling used to right the first two Harry Potter books has just been sold for $394,000. Now that is A LOT of money for a chair that somebody just sat in for writing a book. However she did decorate with gold paint putting things like Harry’s name, Gryffindor, and things like that. So it has the Harry Potter touch on it. The auction for the chair actually started off at $45,000, which is still a lot of money. But as you can see Harry Potter is a big deal to a lot of people and they will pay a lot of money for something like this. The person who got the chair from the bidding received a signed letter from Rowling and was sent by “Owl Post”. The things she put in the letter were things like the “ history of the chair, and how she was sad to have the chair leave her possession.” The auction for the chair was actually held in New York. However there is actually people who came to bid on the chair from all over the world. She has even said that she even stood on the chair while writing the book. JK Rowling was given the chair with a set of chairs. She was given the set of chairs when she was struggling single mother, while living in Scotland. That is just some of the information and background on the Harry Potter chair. The chair has even been used for raising money for certain causes too!
Now that you know more about who Harry Potter is, his movies, and the $394,000 chair. What do you think. Was that way too much for a simple chair or wasn’t. Hopefully we gave you lots of information you didn’t already know.
Harry Potter’s Movies
Harry Potter has many movies about his adventures. There are eight movies with his adventures. Harry Potter’s movies are basically about him defeating Voldemort. The first one is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone which came out in 2001. The second one is Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets which came out in 2002. The third one is Harry Potter and the Prisoner Azkaban which came out in 2004. The fourth one is Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire which came out in 2005. The fifth one is Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix which came out in 2007. The sixth one is Harry Potter and the Half-Blooded Prince which came out in 2009. The seventh one is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 which came out in 2010. The eighth one is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 which came out in 2011. According to the website IMDb they are all rated from 7.4 to 8.1. So they are all rated in between good and great. All of his movies are over two hours long.