Talking Points: Hogwarts Maps

A collection of imagery and sources to explore the Hogwarts Maps.

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Hogwarts Maps

There are many maps inspired by Hogwarts, the most famous of course is the Marauders map.

Use the sources below to focus a conversation with children about the typography and design of the highly visual maps. 

Selection of Hogwarts inspired maps – including ones by JK Rowling. 

Questions to Ask Children:

Why do you think the designers chose the typography they did for the diary and map?

What kind of feeling are they trying to create?

How do you feel when you look at the map?

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