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Harry Potter

In 2002, the magic surrounding Harry Potter(tm) continues, picking up right where it left off as one of the hottest entertainment properties of 2001. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone made box-office history during its opening weekend, quickly becoming the #1 film in 2001. As master toy licensee, Mattel captured the magic of Harry Potter with a line of award-winning toys that reached a top spot of its own on the lists of shoppers and in the hearts of children around the world this past holiday season.

The adventures of Harry Potter and his friends continue in 2002, with anticipates the release of the blockbuster movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by Warner Home Video on DVD and VHS, the upcoming release of the fifth book in the series and the release of the second film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, this November.

As second year students at Hogwarts(tm) School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry and his friends Ron and Hermione find themselves in a series of fresh adventures. This year's magical selection of toys from Mattel will be based on the key moments from the book and the movie, Chamber of Secrets. Kids will have fun testing their skills with the Whomping Willow(tm) Game, and creating edible treats with the Snake Bites Edible Activity Set and the Polyjuice Potion(tm) Maker.

WHOMPING WILLOW(tm) GAME: The Whomping Willow Game brings "to life" all of the fun of Harry and Ron's thrilling adventures with the spirited Willow tree in "Chamber of Secrets." This game of skill and strategy allows players to navigate the careening Willow tree to try and remove Harry and Ron's baggage from its limbs, all the while players try to avoid being whomped by the branches of the tree. The player with the most items from the tree wins the game.
A.R.P.: $31.99 Age: 5+ Available: September

WEASLEY FLYING CAR: Now kids can relive the exciting scene in the "Chamber of Secrets" by "flying" their own Weasley Flying Car. The car will seat two Harry Potter Fashion dolls, and features rolling wheels, a moving steering wheel and a magical trunk that lets kids make the luggage disappear and re-appear. Hedwig the Owl flies alongside the vehicle too.
A.R.P.: $19.99 Age: 5+ Available: Now

POLYJUICE POTION(tm) MAKER: Just like in the "Chamber of Secrets," kids can now make their own Polyjuice Potion! This enchanted potions maker lets kids magically concoct drinkable potions with multiple surprises like fizzing and color changes, that will impress and "gross out" their friends. The Polyjuice Potion(tm) Maker dispenses delicious drinks in yummy flavors and features fun wizarding accessories such as a cauldron, self-stirring wand and mixing cup.
A.R.P.: $24.99 Age: 8+ Available: June

SNAKE BITES EDIBLE ACTIVITY SET: Inspired by the book, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," kids will love to magically create and petrify their own yummy creatures that they can eat. When the snake bites down on its' prey, it injects it with a lime-flavored candy "venom." A bath in the Petrifying Potion creates a hard candy shell, creating a deliciously gross treat kids will love!
A.R.P.: $14.99 Age: 8+ Available: Now

DICERS(tm) STARTER SET: The Dicers(tm) Starter Set features all of the excitement of a game plus the fun of collecting favorite characters from the world of Harry Potter. Each player starts with three dice and selects one to challenge his opponent. The value on the die determines how many times it can be thrown, and the winner can invoke the power on the dice. There are three starter sets and refills will be introduced throughout the year. Each starter set comes with six dice and instructions. Kids will want to collect them all!
A.R.P.: $8.99 Age: 5+ Available: Now

For more on Mattel products log on to www.mattel.com

Note: Names and Availability dates are subject to change. HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and (c) Warner Bros.

Harry Potter Publishing Rights (c) J.K. Rowling

(c)2002 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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