Despite the raging success of J.K. Rowling and the Harry Potter franchise and fandom, half of all youngsters haven’t even heard of Harry Potter, a poll suggests.
And, only a quarter of seven to fourteen year olds have discovered him through reading, this same poll shows.
You can click on this link to read the whole article, which shows disturbing facts about even more books, which I am sure a lot of people grew up with.
I find it really a shame that so many people haven’t heard of Harry Potter. He’s brought wonderful things into Potterheads’ lives, and yet so many don’t even know that these books exist, let alone have actually read them. I honestly don’t believe that Harry Potter will ever die, but now I can’t be sure. I hope it doesn’t though. To me, it just seems too fantastically, amazingly brilliant.