You’ve never heard of The Tales of Beedle the Bard?
’To Miss Hermione Jean Granger, I leave my copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, in the hope that she will find it entertaining and instructive.’
"Well, exactly," said Hermione, now flicking through The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
Everyone exclaimed over the Deluminator and The Tales of Beedle the Bard and lamented the fact that Scrimgeour had refused to pass on the sword, but none of them could offer any suggestion as to why Dumbledore would have left Harry an old Snitch.
She was curled up in one of the sagging armchairs with The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
She leaned forward and held out The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
Dumbledore left me The Tales of Beedle the Bard, how do you know we’re not supposed to find out about the sign?
And she pulled out The Tales of Beedle the Bard from the small, beaded bag.
Nobody could have told him The Tales of Beedle the Bard when he was a child, any more than Harry had heard them.
Restless and irritable, Ron had developed an annoying habit of playing with the Deluminator in his pocket; This particularly infuriated Hermione, who was whiling away the wait for Kreacher by studying The Tales of Beedle the Bard and did not ap-preciate the way the lights kept flashing on and off.
For a moment he had no idea what she was talking about, but, looking more closely with the aid of his lit wand, he saw that Dumbledore had replaced the A of Albus with a tiny version of the same triangular mark inscribed upon The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
Said Hermione, "The Tales of Beedle the Bard … I’ve never even heard of them!
She took a deep breath, as though bracing herself, and said, "It’s that mark, the mark in Beedle the Bard.
But according to Beedle the Bard, they wouldn’t want to come back, would they?" said Harry, thinking about the tail they had just heard.