St. George’s Harry Potter Challenge

Harry Potter World Record

J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books have been translated into 74 languages.  St. George’s International School will assemble a collection of Harry Potter books in as many of these languages as possible.

What’s happening? How can you participate?

  • Check the list below to see which books we already have.
  • Donate a book to the library that we do not have yet.
  • Your name will appear on a sticker inside the book.
  • Our collection will be on display in the “Languages” section of the school library.
  • We will celebrate our achievement with a special Harry Potter event in the Spring term.
  • When our challenge is complete, the books will be available for loan from the library.

How are we doing so far?

Language Country (ies) Do we have it? Which book/s? Who donated it?
Afrikaans South Africa No
Albanian Albania No
Arabic Arab World (Egypt) No
Armenian Armenia No
Asturian Spain (Asturias) No
Azerbaijani Azerbaijan No
Basque Spain (Basque Country) No
Bengali
  • Bangladesh
  • India
No
Bosnian Bosnia and Herzegovina No
Breton France (Brittany) No
Bulgarian Bulgaria Yes  5  Vladi
Catalan
  • Andorra
  • Spain
  • Italy
No
Chinese
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau
Yes  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 7  Jonjo Brimelow
Croatian Croatia No
Czech Czech Republic No
Danish Denmark No
Dutch
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Suriname
No
English
  • United Kingdom
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • United States
Yes  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Estonian Estonia No
Faroese Faroe Islands No
Filipino Philippines No
Finnish Finland No
French
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • France
  • Switzerland
  • Luxembourg
Yes  1 Audrey & Kailyn Pelletier
West Frisian Netherlands (Friesland) No
Galician Spain (Galicia) No
Georgian Georgia No
German
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Leichtenstein
  • Switzerland
  • Luxembourg
No
Low German Germany No
Modern Greek
  • Greece
  • Cyprus
No
Ancient Greek No
Greenlandic Greenland No
Gujarati India (Gujarat) No
Hebrew Israel No
Hindi India No
Hungarian Hungary No
Icelandic Iceland No
Indonesian Indonesia No
Irish
  • Republic of Ireland
  • United Kingdom
No
Italian
  • Italy
  • San Marino
  • Switzerland
No
Japanese Japan No
Khmer Cambodia No
Korean South Korea No
Latin No
Latvian Latvia No
Lithuanian Lithuania No
Luxembourgish Luxembourg No
Macedonian Republic of Macedonia No
Marathi India No
Malay Malaysia No
Malayalam India (Kerala) No
Mongolian Mongolia No
Nepali Nepal No
Norwegian Norway Yes  6  Scott Nordby
Occitan France (Occitania) No
Persian Iran No
Polish Poland No
Portuguese
  • Brazil
  • Portugal
No
Romanian
  • Romanian
  • Moldova
No
Russian Russia Yes 2  Maria Gudimenko
Serbian
  • Serbia
  • Montenegro
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
No
Sinhala Sri Lanka No
Slovak Slovakia No
Slovene Slovenia No
Spanish
  • Spain
  • Latin America
No
Swedish
  • Sweden
  • Finland
No
Tamil India No
Telugu India No
Thai Thailand No
Tibetan People’s Republic of China (Tibet Autonomous Region) No
Turkish Turkey No
Ukranian Ukraine No
Urdu Pakistan No
Vietnamese Vietnam No
Welsch United Kingdom (Wales) No