We all got very excited earlier today when JK Rowling released the first in a new series of articles on the history of magic in North America. It may have only been five paragraphs long, but when you’ve been starved of Harry Potter content, you’ll more than happily pore over anything that comes your way.
And so we did – but Rowling’s descriptions of skin walkers, No-Majs and wandless magic prompted as many questions as answers. So the author herself took to Twitter to answer a few. Like…
Why is it important that young wizards have wands?
.@ReadyFeddie As children, wizards often produce accidental magic when they feel strong emotion. Wands help control and channel this power.
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