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 Tuesday, 28th


   View interactive editions of the new "Philosophers Stone"0 Comments

Interactive editions of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Illustrative Edition has been released by Bloomsbury and Scholastic respectively.





The books will be released on October 6th, 2015.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 20:18.18 BST | Submit News | Tags: Bloomsbury, Scholastic

   Vote for your favourite Harry Potter spell!0 Comments

Bloomsbury are asking Harry Potter fans to vote for their favourite spell.

The vote is to celebrate Harry Potter Book Night on Thursday 4th February and the poll closes on Tuesday 2nd February.

Vote by clicking here.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 19:42.00 BST | Submit News | Tags: Bloomsbury

   Favourite Potter spell revealed0 Comments

In an update to my previous newspost, it has been announced that the most favourite Harry Potter spell is.....


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1. Patronus Charm

2. Summoning Charm

3. Levitation Charm

4. Disarming Charm

5. Wand-Lighting Charm

6. Unlocking Charm

7. Killing Curse

8. Sectumsempra

9. Memory Charm

10. Boggart-Banishing Spell


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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 16:43.00 BST | Submit News | Tags: Bloomsbury

   Bloomsbury announces plans to celebrate 20 years of Potter0 Comments

In a new press release, Bloomsbury has announced their plans to celebrate 20 years since the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

On a revised Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them book:


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Following on from news of the release of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Bloomsbury announces it is publishing a brand new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, to include new content from J.K. Rowling, in early 2017.



On new illustrated Harry Potter novels:


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In addition, Bloomsbury will commission three new illustrators to create lavish, full-colour illustrated editions of J.K. Rowling’s three Hogwarts Library books, starting with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in autumn 2017, The Tales of Beedle the Bard in 2018 and Quidditch Through the Ages in 2019. Illustrator announcements will follow in due course.



On releasing four new Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone house-editions:


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To tie in with the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in June 2017 Bloomsbury will be publishing four special editions of the first book in the series, their liveries representing each of the four Hogwarts houses. Bloomsbury will also be running a programme of activities and celebrations throughout the year to mark the landmark anniversary.


How exciting!

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 18:40.49 BST | Submit News | Tags: Bloomsbury

   "Fantastic Beasts" new cover revealed0 Comments

Bloomsbury has revealed that a new cover for the 2001 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them book will be created by illustrator, Jonny Duddle.

It is due to be released by Bloomsbury on February 9, 2017.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 08:05.00 BST | Submit News | Tags: Bloomsbury

   New edition of "Fantastic Beasts" to be released0 Comments

A new edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them book will be released by both Bloomsbury and Scholastic on March 14, 2017.

Scholastic US:


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SCHOLASTIC TO PUBLISH NEW EDITION OF FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM IN 2017

Scholastic is pleased to announce the publication of a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in 2017. Publishing on March 14, 2017, the book will contain a new foreword from J.K. Rowling, a new cover design and original illustrations and doodles by J.K. Rowling throughout. Originally released in paperback by Scholastic in 2001, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by fictitious author Newt Scamander (a character from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World), was published to benefit Comic Relief, a U.K.-based charity organization. The new edition will also benefit Comic Relief.


An approved textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamander’s masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the wizarding world.


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the inspiration for the Warner Bros. film of the same name which will open in theaters in the U.S. on November 18, 2016. Scholastic recently announced that it will also publish the original screenplay of the Fantastic Beasts film written by J.K. Rowling on November 19th in the U.S. and Canada.



Bloomsbury UK:


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BLOOMSBURY TO PUBLISH NEW EDITION OF FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM IN 2017

Bloomsbury are pleased to announce the publication of a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in 2017.

Publishing on 14th March 2017 the book will contain a new foreword from J.K. Rowling and a new jacket illustrated by Jonny Duddle. The book will also contain black and white illustrations throughout by Tomislav Tomić.

An approved textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamander’s masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the wizarding world.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the inspiration for the Warner Bros. film of the same name which will open in cinemas from November 2016.


How exciting!

->Stefan<-


 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 19:12.00 BST | Submit News | Tags: Fantastic Beasts, Bloomsbury, Scholastic

   Pre-order deluxe "Chamber of Secrets"0 Comments

Bloomsbury have announced that Jim Kay's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Illustrated Edition will also be available as a deluxe version, costing £150.


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This beautiful, deluxe edition of J.K. Rowling’s timeless classic features an opulent page size and an exclusive pull-out double gatefold; intricate foiled line art by Jim Kay on the real cloth cover and slipcase; gilt edges on premium grade paper; head and tail bands and two ribbon markers – the ultimate must-have edition for any Potter fan, collector or bibliophile.




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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 17:45.22 BST | Submit News | Tags: Chamber of Secrets, Bloomsbury, Jim Kay

   Bloomsbury announces 2017 Potter book theme night0 Comments

Bloomsbury has announced details to their 2017 Harry Potter Book Night.


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We are excited to announce The Professors of Hogwarts as the theme for Harry Potter Book Night 2017. They say that the influence of a good teacher can never be erased so who better to celebrate on Harry Potter Book Night 2017 than those who taught Harry Potter and his friends many magical skills. Whether it was the suave charm of Gilderoy Lockhart or the dark complexity Severus Snape, many of the professors of Hogwarts had a huge impact on Harry Potter’s adventures at Hogwarts.

So, make a date in your diary for Thursday 2nd February 2017 when once again, fans of all ages will have the chance to celebrate J.K. Rowling’s wonderful series – and pass the magic on to young readers who haven’t yet discovered these unforgettable books.


You can register by clicking here. You must do so before 30th November.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 08:35.00 BST | Submit News | Tags: Bloomsbury

   New Potter book covers released0 Comments

Bloomsbury have released the new book covers for J. K. Rowling's The Tales of Beedle the Bard and Quidditch Through the Ages.

Both covers have been designed by Jonny Duddle.





The books have a RRP of £5.99 and can be purchased online for £5.39.


 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 17:47.00 BST | Submit News | Tags: Bloomsbury, Jonny Duddle

   Harry Potter illustrated box set0 Comments

To coincide with the recent release of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets illustrated by Jim Kay, Bloomsbury has today released a special box set of the first two books.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets have both been illustrated by Jim Kay and now come in an exclusive slip case.



The box set can be purchased for £54 via the Bloomsbury website, by clicking here.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 19:22.37 BST | Submit News | Tags: Bloomsbury