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Gnomes

A garden gnome pulling up worms

Common garden pests with disproportionately large heads


Gnomes fact file


Appearance

Up to a foot in height with a large head and hard, bony feet

Dangers

Although not dangerous creatures, gnomes have razor sharp teeth and tend to bite

Typical Habitats

Gardens throughout northern Europe and North America

Harry helps Ron, Fred and George de-gnome the garden of The Burrow

De-gnoming the garden


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How few wizards realise just how much we can learn from the wise little gnomes – or, to give them their correct name, the Gernumbli gardensi


Xenophilius Lovegood

The gnome is a common garden pest found throughout northern Europe and North America.


Extract

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling

A garden gnome sits atop the Christmas tree at the Burrow

A rather ugly angel


A garden gnome pulling up worms

Pulling up worms


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He likes chasing gnomes, he’s never seen any before


Hermione Granger

'This is a gnome,’ he said grimly.

‘Gerroff me! Gerroff me!’ squealed the gnome.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

By J.K. Rowling