Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third e book in the series. This ebook marks a turning factor within the saga, as Harry for the first time confronts the darker aspect of his own beyond and the pasts of some of the people he loves and trusts. Harry is pressured to develop up loads in this e book, however he bureaucracy a few very strong relationships with those who might be immensely critical in his existence.
first British printing: July 8, 1999 (three:forty five pm)
first American printing: October 1999
illustrations via Mary GrandPré, 1999Resources:
- daily calendar of activities inside the book
- variations among the British and American versions
- edits and adjustments to the textual content
- visible timeline of the time journey episode
Reader’s Guide to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban:
a complete chapter-through bankruptcy manual with notes and commentary
In which we’re reminded of Harry’s previous adventures and informed of his summer season vacations, he receives birthday cards and offers from his friends, and Harry learns what Ron and Hermione did all through the summer time.
Chapter 2 – Aunt Marge’s Big Mistake
In which Aunt Marge comes to visit and her taunting drives Harry to inflate her, then accumulate his assets and depart Privet Drive with out permission to go to Hogsmeade.
In which Harry attempts to decide what to do whilst the Knight Bus arrives to take him to London. En direction Harry learns approximately Sirius Black, is met with the aid of Cornelius Fudge at Diagon Alley and installed in a room inside the Leaky Cauldron.
Chapter four – The Leaky Cauldron
In which Harry enjoys his new-determined freedom, purchases his faculty substances, and meets with Hermione and Ron. Hermione buys Crookshanks after the cat takes after Ron’s Scabbers. Back on the Leaky Cauldron, Harry overhears Mr and Mrs Weasley speakme approximately the chance he’s in.
In which the scholars depart the Leaky Cauldron for Hogwarts, board the educate, talk Hogsmeade and a slumbering Professor Remus Lupin prevents a combat with Malfoy. The educate is boarded through dementors, Harry passes out, McGonagall needs a word with Harry and Hermione and Hagrid is the brand new Care of Magical Creatures teacher.
Chapter 6 – Talons and Tea Leaves
In which college students begin the new 12 months of classes, Hermione is taking a very full route load and in Divination class Professor Trelawney predicts Harry’s dying. Hagrid introduces hippogriffs at his first magnificence and Buckbeak is insulted and scratches Malfoy, Harry, Ron and Hermione visit console Hagrid.
Chapter 7 – The Boggart within the Wardrobe
In which Malfoy takes advantage of his injury in Potions, Snape orders Ron and Harry to do his paintings, Black has been sighted close to the school, Lupin conducts his first DADA magnificence on confronting Boggarts.
Chapter 8 – Flight of the Fat Lady
In which DADA class stay a fave, Quidditch exercise starts offevolved, Crookshanks is going after Scabbers, anxiety builds between Ron and Hermione, Harry is denied permission to go to Hogsmeade, Lupin talks to him about fear, Snape brews a potion for Lupin, Hallowe’en banquet, and Black slashes the Fat Lady’s portrait.
In which the students are gathered within the Great Hall for the night, Quidditch exercise continues, DADA is taken over by using Snape while Lupin falls ill, Peeves wakes Harry, Quidditch fit between Gryffindor and Hufflepuff in a thunderstorm, Harry sees the Grim and Dementors at the pitch and passes out to awaken in health center having lost the game.
Chapter 10 – The Marauder’s Map
In which Harry spends the weekend in health center, Lupin returns to elegance and tells Harry approximately Dementors, and Fred and George supply Harry the Marauder’s Map. Harry makes use of a secret passage to join Ron and Hermione in Hogsmeade, they overhear a instructors’ communique, and analyze that Black is assumed to have betrayed Harry’s dad and mom and is his godfather.
In which Harry mulls over what he heard about Black, nearly everyone has long past on holiday, Harry, Ron and Hermione go to visit Hagrid, locate him distraught about Buckbeak’s listening to earlier than the Committee for the Disposal of Dangerous Creatures and Harry, Ron and Hermione begin seeking precedents to assist Buckbeak’s case. Christmas comes and Harry receives a Firebolt broom from an unknown (Black) benefactor, Crookshanks goes after Scabbers once more and revives horrific emotions between Ron and Hermione, dinner is interested by the lecturers, McGonagall takes the Firebolt to test for jinxes.
In which both Harry and Ron are irritated with Hermione for reporting the Firebolt to McGonagall, Oliver Wood attempts to get it lower back, classes resume, Lupin teaches Harry Patronus to use against the Dementors, Harry asks repeatedly approximately his Firebolt and subsequently receives it returned, makes up with Hermione just as Ron finds bloody lines of what he thinks is Scabbers.
Chapter thirteen – Gryffindor Versus Ravenclaw
In which Ron and Hermione’s anger grows, Quidditch exercise resumes, Gryffindor performs Ravenclaw and wins regardless of Slytherin’s attempts to sabotage the match via dressing as Dementors. Gryffindor celebrates into the night while Hermione studies. Black gets into the dorm and seemingly slashes Ron’s mattress curtains.
Chapter 14 – Snape’s Grudge
In which protection is tightened, Hagrid is summoned to London with Buckbeak, Ron and Harry plan some other go to to Hogsmeade notwithstanding Hermione’s appeals, Harry wears his invisibility cloak and at the same time as playing a trick on Malfoy and his goons turned into unmasked, rushing back to highschool simplest to be faced through Snape, wondered and simplest stored by way of the appearance of Lupin.
Chapter 15 – The Quidditch Final
In which Hagrid loses his case and Buckbeak is sentenced to demise, Ron and Hermione make up, Hermione slaps Malfoy, misses Charms elegance and storms out of Divination. Tensions upward thrust as the Gryffindor-Slytherin fit methods. When it comes, it’s far the roughest fit Harry has ever played, but Gryffindor nonetheless wins.
Chapter sixteen – Professor Trelawney’s Prediction
In which OWLs and NEWTs are coming up and anybody is studying, exam week arrives, Buckbeak’s appeal is scheduled, Professor Trelawney unknowingly predicts the return of the Dark Lord, Harry, Ron and Hermione use the cloak of invisibility to visit Hagrid, try to comfort him, Hermione finds Scabbers in a milk jug, guys come to execute Buckbeak, Harry, Ron and Hermione exit the back door beneath the cloak and Scabbers is going berserk.
Chapter 17 – Cat, Rat, and Dog
In which Harry, Ron and Hermione begin again to the castle, Crookshanks chases Scabbers, and a massive black canine drags Ron right into a tunnel under the Whomping Willow. Crookshanks stops the tree from attacking Harry and Hermione, and they observe the cat down the tunnel to emerge within the Shrieking Shack outdoor Hogsmeade. They discover Ron a captive of Black, who disarms them. Harry assaults Black, and with Ron and Hermione overpowers him, but Crookshanks stands between Harry and Black when Harry threatens to kill him. Lupin arrives and admits that he’s Black’s buddy and a werewolf. It is discovered that Scabbers is an Animagus named Peter Pettigrew.
Chapter 18 – Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs
In which Lupin tells his tale of turning into a werewolf and college days with James Potter, Black and Snape, the last of whom now seems.
Chapter 19 – The Servant of Lord Voldemort
In which Snape threatens Lupin and Black with the Dementors, Harry, Ron and Hermione disarm Snape with a spell, Lupin and Black tell the truth approximately Harry’s mother and father’ deaths, Scabbers reverts lower back to Peter Pettigrew, the truth comes out approximately all of the players inside the drama, revealing that Pettigrew became chargeable for the Potters’ deaths, and Harry keeps Lupin and Black from killing Pettigrew.
Chapter 20 – The Dementor’s Kiss
In which they pass returned through the tunnel towards the fort, Black invites Harry to stay with him, Lupin becomes a werewolf while the moon comes out and Black transforms to a canine save you him from attacking Harry, Ron and Hermione, Pettigrew becomes a rat and escapes, Black is going after him and is confronted by using Dementors, Harry and Hermione run for assist but are stuck by way of Dementors as nicely.
Chapter 21 – Hermione’s Secret
In which Harry awakens in medical institution, desperately attempts to tell Black’s facet of the tale however isn’t always believed till Dumbledore arrives, who tells Hermione to apply her Time-Turner (which she had been using to boom the amount of classes she could attend) to go again and change occasions to shop Buckbeak and Black. First they rescue Buckbeak, then Harry rescues himself from the Dementors with a Patronus Charm, then they journey Buckbeak to rescue Black, who escapes on the hippogriff.