What awards did Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets book win?
The novel also won Children’s Book of the Year British Book Award, and was shortlisted for the 1998 Guardian Children’s Award and the 1998 Carnegie Award. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize 1998 Gold Medal in the 9–11 years division.
Is Harry Potter an award winning book?
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone named best and most influential book in the past 30 years by British Book Awards. This year, the British Book Awards, aka The Nibbies, has recognised the first Harry Potter book in a special award that celebrates its 30th anniversary.
How many awards has Harry Potter series won?
It’s the second-biggest film franchise of all-time and beloved by millions across the globe, but although it was nominated for 12 Academy Awards across eight movies, the Harry Potter series never won one.
Has Harry Potter won any literary awards?
Awards, Accolades and Applause FCBG Children’s Book Award 1997 Overall winner and Longer Novel Category. Birmingham Cable Children’s Book Award 1997. Young Telegraph Paperback of the Year 1998. British Book Awards 1997 Children’s Book of the Year.
Who is JK Rowling’s daughter?
Jessica Isabel Rowling Arantes
Who is JK Rowling’s oldest child?
Who is JK Rowling husband?
Neil Murraym. 2001
Who else auditioned for Harry Potter?
13 actors who were almost cast as your favourite Harry Potter characters
- 2) Eddie Redmayne as Tom Marvolo Riddle.
- 3) Jamie Campbell Bower as Tom Riddle Jr.
- 4) Liam Aiken as Harry Potter.
- 5) Tom Felton as Harry Potter.
- 7) Naomi Watts as Narcissa Malfoy.
- 10) Hugh Grant as Gilderoy Lockhart.
- 12) Tim Roth as Severus Snape.
Why did JK Rowling want an all British cast?
It was suggested that a cast full of familiar American faces would attract a larger audience stateside. Rowling was adamant about keeping the cast primarily British, though that didn’t stop a couple of Americans from sneaking into the lineup.
Did Eddie Redmayne auditioned for Harry Potter?
Eddie Redmayne plays Newt in Fantastic Beasts, but he first auditioned for the character who becomes the Harry Potter franchise’s biggest villain. Eddie Redmayne is the face of Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts film series, but the actor had a shot at playing another major character in the Harry Potter universe.
Who else auditioned for Hermione?
Hatty Jones Was Almost Hermione Photo: TriStar Pictures/Warner Bros. Hatty Jones starred in the 1998 film version of Madeline. She auditioned for the role of Hermione, and seemed a shoo-in for the role, but the part went to the unknown Emma Watson instead.
Who else auditioned for Thor?
Tom Hiddleston was one of the many young men who auditioned to play Thor, but Marvel felt he was a better fit for Loki. Those who also tested included Charlie Hunnam, Alexander Skarsgard, Joel Kinnaman, Kevin McKidd, and even WWE star Triple-H.
Who was the first choice for Hermione?