CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. J.K. ROWLING AND HER “HARRY POTTER” BOOKS III. LONDON EXCURSION IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HARRY POTTER IV. CONCLUSION Among the world's most fascinating places London with its famous sights really takes one of the leading positions. London attracts people of different tastes and interests. Today we invite you to visit some magic spots here. Our excursion is for admirers At first of meet Harry J.K Potter. Rowling… THE SEVEN-YEAR PERIOD THAT FOLLOWED SAW SOME TRAGEDIES IN HER LIFE UNTIL SHE FINISHED THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE SERIES, HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE, IN 1997. THERE WERE SIX SEQUELS AND THE LAST, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, WAS PUBLISHED IN 2007. Harry Potter is now a global brand worth an estimated US$15 billion, and the last four Harry Potter books have consecutively set records as the fastest- selling books in history. The series, totaling 4,195 pages,has been translated into 65 languages. The books gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold about 400 million copies. they became the best-selling books in history and have been the basis for a series of films which is the second top film with $7.7 billion in worldwide receipts. The series "Harry Potter" was distributed by Warner Bros. and consists of eight fantasy films beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and culminating with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011). We start our excursion from the western part of London in Soho Square where Bloomsbury Publishing located. like It's a Agency "home" of is all Rowling's books. The square is always crowded and her fans come here hoping to meet this great lady. Now we are standing at the Kings Cross Stations. Hogwarts Express departs from here. Let's visit platforms 4 and 5, which were used for filming, and take a photo pushing a trolley through to a magical world at the wall marked Platform 9 ¾. Don't forget to drop in the Harry Potter shop, built to resemble Ollivander's wand shop. We've come to Warner Bros. studio. We'll give you a chance to walk around the working film studios where all eight Harry Potter films were made. The Studio Tour offers visitors the unique opportunity to explore two soundstages and a backlot filled with original sets, animatronic creatures and breathtaking special effects. We recommend you to wander around the studios and feel the atmosphere of magic We are passing to a small alley off Grace Church Street. Here the famous Leadenhall Market which was used as Diagon Alley is situated. The entrance to wizard's pub, the Leaky Cauldron, is in real life an optician. We’ve come to London zoo opened in 1828. The zoo is one of the oldest in the world. According to the book here for the first time Harry realized his ability to communicate with snakes. Along the way you can visit the terrarium and see other zoo inhabitants. While the tour visitors have a chance to see London and discover some new facts about Harry Potter. I'm sure for millions of readers it’ll be exciting . For me it’s a favorite book which grabbed my attention in my childhood. Since that time it’s been a book I can spend hours with. Our excursion is over. Thank you for your attention! Have a nice day!