Lighting the way

Harry uses the wand-lighting charm to see where the spiders were heading

Extract from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by J.K. Rowling

Harry took out his wand, murmured, ‘Lumos!’ and a tiny light appeared at the end of it, just enough to let them watch the path for signs of spiders.

‘Good thinking,’ said Ron. ‘I’d light mine too, but you know – it’d probably blow up or something ...’


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by J.K. Rowling