Getting them young
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Pottermania abroad

Getting them young
9-month-old Saida Miller is dressed like Harry Potter as her mother waits for the release of J. K. Rowling’s book “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” at in North Little Rock, Ark., at a Books A Million store. (Danny Johnston / AP)
Germany
Harry Potter fans are in a frenzy buying copies of the new and final book in a bookshop in Berlin, Germany. (Johannes Eisele / EPA)
Canada
Nine-year-old Andrew Preston was the first person in line to receive the new Harry Potter book at Chapters in St. John’s, New Foundland, Canada. (Rhonda Hayward / AP)
China
Copies of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’, the seventh and final book of the series, are on sale during its worldwide launch at a crowded bookstore in Beijing, China. (Diego Azubel / EPA)
Divination
Brenna Schultz, 4, and her grandmother Gloria Fitzpatrick, take part in a divination class during a Harry Potter book party at the Carnegie-Stout Library in Dubuque, Iowa. (Jeremy Portje / AP)
The Learned Owl
Deborah O’Neill picks up the first copy of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” that was sold at the Learned Owl in Hudson, Ohio. (Gus Chan / AP)
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysians queue to get the final volume of Harry Potter book at a bookstore in Kuala Lumpur.. (Associated Press)
Hudson, Ohio
Jessi Bennett of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, checks her hair’s color after having it dyed at the Harry Potter party in Hudson, Ohio. (Gus Chan / AP)
By the lamplight
Kathleen Anderson (L) and Rick Davies use the light from a street sign to begin reading their new copies of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” after it went on sale at Books and Books in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
Final “Harry Potter” Book Goes On Sale
Joshua Desprebiteres, dressed as Harry Potter, watches a costume contest at Books and Books in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
Marietta, Georgia
Cutler Sheridan is the proud owner of the first “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” book sold at a Borders bookstore in Marietta, Georgia. (John Amis / AP)
Harry Potter book release - Massachusetts
Harry Potter fans react as they receive their copies of the seventh and final book seconds after midnight at Borders Books in Braintree, Massachusetts. (Matt Campbell / EPA)
In Manila
Harry Potter fans in costumes pose in front of the display during the first day of selling of the “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” book in suburban Taguig City south of Manila. (Pat Roque / AP)
New York City
Fans wait outside the Barnes & Noble Booksellers Union Square in New York City. (Michael Nagle / Getty Images)
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