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    :rofl: Ok some of you are gonna kill me so please don't but... does anyone agree with me that Harry Potter is a little bit childish. Not really my kind of book for that reason with all the wizards and magic and running around a school stopping evil monsters etc.

    So, is it childish?
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    No! :eek: It appeals to all ages!
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    The same as gem chicken it does appeal to all ages you have the childs version and a adults version I wouldnt class it as childish because they are excellent books to read the films area bit childish however but are still good
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    (Original post by hulachick15)
    The same as gem chicken it does appeal to all ages you have the childs version and a adults version I wouldnt class it as childish because they are excellent books to read the films area bit childish however but are still good
    OMG are the child and adults versions different? I thought it was ust the cover :eek: Or am I having a blonde moment?!

    Anyway due to the fact that there is an adult version, doesn't this prove Harry Potter is also aimed at adults?
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    It is not CHILDISH :mad: :mad: :mad:
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    (Original post by * gemchicken *)
    OMG are the child and adults versions different? I thought it was ust the cover :eek: Or am I having a blonde moment?!

    Anyway due to the fact that there is an adult version, doesn't this prove Harry Potter is also aimed at adults?
    There's an adult version? Very odd...
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    Harry Potter isn't childish! If you consider the series somewhat childish, what about LOTR?
    no, the book is the same but the covers are different, your not being stupid.
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    (Original post by girlafraid)
    Harry Potter isn't childish! If you consider the series somewhat childish, what about LOTR?
    no, the book is the same but the covers are different, your not being stupid.
    Lord of the Rings I didn't particularly like, it was an interesting plot but I'm just not into all the magic quest type story...
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    (Original post by girlafraid)
    Harry Potter isn't childish! If you consider the series somewhat childish, what about LOTR?
    no, the book is the same but the covers are different, your not being stupid.
    Phew lol I'd hate to think I was missing anything extra in the other books! :p: Thanks for clearing that up though
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    yEA THERE IS A ADULT VERSION U CAN GET IT IN BOOK SHOPS I DONT KNOW WHAT IT IS LIKE
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    (Original post by HearTheThunder)
    :rofl: Ok some of you are gonna kill me so please don't but... does anyone agree with me that Harry Potter is a little bit childish. Not really my kind of book for that reason with all the wizards and magic and running around a school stopping evil monsters etc.

    So, is it childish?

    Define: Childish...

    Of interest to children but less so with adults.


    If its childish, why do so many adults buy it?

    Conclusion: I am going to murder you while you sleep

    Sorry, no: Harry Potter is not childish.
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    definately not!!!!!
    im 16 and i dont think anyone younger would understand the books properly to be honest.
    jkr has created complex plots that only older readers would be able to work out
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    They were originally written as children's books but I think they're fun for everyone with an imagination. They're not meant to be deep and dark and crazy they're just fun and exciting!!!

    And no hulachick you're wrong. I have both versions of GoF and the only difference is the cover
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    Yup, the only difference is the cover. HP is brilliant for all ages. It allows you to escape from this world and read a thoroughly gripping story. Although there is magicand witches and wizards, the book has so many deeper meanings which make it such a worthwhile read.
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    It's such a shame that there have to be books with "adult" covers printed so that adults don't feel embarrassed reading kiddy books.
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    (Original post by Adhsur)
    It's such a shame that there have to be books with "adult" covers printed so that adults don't feel embarrassed reading kiddy books.
    I know! My parents bought me the first five in hardback for my 18th, and offered to get the adult edition. Hell no. (I got the SE's instead). Like all good books, they can be read on many levels, by lots of different ages.
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    Its going to be intersting seeing the entire series box sets after they're all out . Might need multiple carrier bags for that.
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    (Original post by staylor)
    Its going to be intersting seeing the entire series box sets after they're all out . Might need multiple carrier bags for that.
    Oh I'm so going to buy that! After all, I don't own a single HP book (borrow them off my dad who's never read them :rolleyes: )
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    I dont really think harry potter is childish, althoughit is a childrens book. However that it can be read by people of all ages which is a mark of how good it is, but i do think it is a tad pathetic people choose to use an adult cover, to disguise the fact that they are reading a childrens book.
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    They're definitely children's books, and childish in that sense, but they are very good children's books. I still think Where The Wild Things Are is a work of genius. And wrote about it in my A level Lit exam...
    Does anyone else think the adult Order of the Phoenix cover makes it look like a **** Francis novel?
 
 
 

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