Table of Contents for Sorcerer's Companion : A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter


Introduction xiii
Amulet
1(3)
The Evil Eye
3(1)
Arithmancy
4(6)
Astrology
10(9)
Disaster and Disease
14(1)
The Zodiac
15(3)
The Meaning of the Planets
18(1)
Banshee
19(2)
Basilisk
21(3)
The Basilisk Today
23(1)
Boggart
24(2)
The Bogeyman
25(1)
Broomstick
26(2)
Cat
28(4)
Cat Tales
30(2)
Cauldron
32(3)
Centaur
35(1)
Charm
36(3)
``Charmed, I'm Sure''
38(1)
Circe
39(2)
Crystal Ball
41(3)
Curse
44(4)
Licensed to Curse
46(1)
The Mummy's Curse
47(1)
Dark Arts
48(4)
Demon
52(4)
How to Recognize a Demon
55(1)
Divination
56(9)
The Mantic Arts
59(4)
A Brief History of Tarot
63(2)
Dragons
65(3)
Dragons of the East
67(1)
Dreams
68(3)
Dwarf
71(2)
Elf
73(3)
The Elf's New Clothes
75(1)
Sairy
76(6)
The Tooth Fairy
77(2)
The Cottingley Fairies
79(2)
Fairy Rings
81(1)
Flying Carpet
82(2)
Forbidden Forest
84(1)
Ghost
85(4)
Ghoul
89(1)
Giant
90(3)
Gnome
93(1)
Goblin
94(2)
Grim
96(2)
Grindylow
98(2)
Hag
100(2)
Herbology
102(3)
Hex
105(2)
Hinkypunk
107(1)
Hippogriff
108(3)
Animals on Trial
110(1)
Horoscope
111(2)
Invisibility Cloak
113(3)
Kappa
116(1)
Leprechaun
117(3)
The Farmer and the Leprechaun
119(1)
Magic
120(12)
Magician
132(13)
Magic Mirror
145(4)
Mirror Superstitions
148(1)
Magic Wand
149(8)
The Magic Club
152(1)
The Caduceus
153(4)
Magic Words
157(2)
A Little Hocus Pocus
Mandrake
159(3)
Mandrake Safety
161(1)
Manticore
162(2)
Merlin
164(4)
Mermaid/Merman
168(4)
Mermaid Relatives
171(1)
Morgana
172(3)
The Fata Morgana
174(1)
Mummy
175(2)
Nicholas Flamel
177(4)
Owl
181(1)
Palmistry
182(4)
Petrification
186(2)
Phoenix
188(2)
Pixie
190(1)
Poltergeist
191(3)
Potion
194(3)
Red Cap
197(1)
Runes
198(2)
Rune Casting
200(1)
Salamander
200(3)
Sibyl
203(2)
Snake
205(3)
Sorcerer
208(2)
Sorcerer's Stone
210(7)
The Making of the Stone
214(1)
The Faking of the Stone
215(2)
Spell
217(2)
Sphinx
219(2)
Talisman
221(3)
Tea-Leaf Reading
224(6)
Three-headed Dog
230(2)
Toad
232(3)
Toadstones
234(1)
Transfiguration
235(4)
Troll
239(3)
Unicorn
242(4)
Hornswoggled
244(2)
Vampire
246(3)
Veela
249(1)
Werewolf
250(4)
``Real'' Werewolves
253(1)
Witch
254(5)
The Witch's Familiar
257(2)
Witch Persecution
259(6)
Why Were Witches Women?
263(2)
Wizard
265(3)
Yeti
268(2)
Zombie
270(3)
Acknowledgments 273(2)
Bibliography 275(6)
Illustration Credits 281