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All the girls were screaming and clutching at each other, and soon there was a tangled mass of broomsticks and witches on the ground. ” In punishment for this incident (even though it was not directly Mildred’s fault), she and Ethel are banned from the ﬂying display the following year, but Mildred knows that she needs to be there in order to be in contact with the Chief Magician so that he may liberate an elderly magician from a spell that has turned him into a frog. (Mildred discovered his secret when she herself was temporarily transformed into a frog by Ethel).
106. 16. , 68, 307. The Education of a Wizard 39 Other Elements Rowling seems occasionally to have developed aspects sketched in by Murphy and made them far more extensive. The girls at the Academy have a textbook for their magic, The Book of Spells, while the pupils at Hogwarts have a much larger range of required reading. There is a potions lesson at which Mildred and Maud, by adding “pondweed-gathered-at-midnight,” turn their laughter potion from the desired red to green; when they sample it, they accidentally disappear.
Will this progression book by book from middle-grade chapter book to young adult novel slow down the child who at nine or ten comes upon the ﬁrst of the series, and plunges headlong through all the rest? Perhaps. Or perhaps not. , the reader meets the characters again, as men somewhat the worse for wear and with some horrible stories of the frontier to tell. Stalky is not there. We see him again only offstage, in the voices of the rest, as they recount his adult exploits. He has become larger than life, moved from school legend into Border myth.