Harry Potter didn’t just cast spells, he cast a long shadow, too. Whenever a book or a film (or in this case, both) is so wildly successful and popular, you’re going to get works by other creators that are inspired or influenced by it, or else are just surfing the same cultural wave. J.K. Rowling’s kid-lit phenomenon begat the Percy Jackson series, The Hunger GamesMortal Engines and more, and it also gave us these two gems currently available at SBS On Demand: The Thief Lord (2006) and Wildwitch (2018).

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