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November 29th, 2022

Pottermore Celebrates Tenth Anniversary and Reaching One Billion Listening Hours on Audible

One billion hours of listening landmark surpassed for Harry Potter audiobooks on Audible

Pottermore Publishing and Audible have announced an extraordinary milestone – over one billion hours of the Harry Potter stories have now been listened to on Audible globally, since the audiobooks were first made available there seven years ago. This benchmark has been reached as Pottermore celebrates 10 years of innovative digital publishing and shows that listening to the […]

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July 15th, 2022

Introducing Starting Harry Potter – a brand new online hub

Introducing Starting Harry Potter – a brand new online hub designed to help children dive further into the magic of reading and listening to stories Harry Potter continues to inspire young readers reaching over 600 million copies sold worldwide StartingHarryPotter.com – #StartingHarryPotter (LONDON, 15th July 2022) WizardingWorld.com, the digital home of Harry Potter, today launched an exciting free online […]

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May 31st, 2022

New covers for the Harry Potter audiobooks by Studio La Plage

Dynamic new cover art for Harry Potter ebooks and audiobooks

This summer, the Harry Potter series will be getting a radical new look for those enjoying the stories on digital devices.  Twenty-five years after J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published in print in the UK, the audiobooks and eBooks continue to ride high in the bestseller lists, with new generations […]

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February 17th, 2022

Cover for the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

First look at the new Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Cover and Inside)

TIME TO CONJURE YOUR PATRONUS – FIRST LOOK AT THE NEW ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX BY J.K. ROWLING, REVEALING SPECTACULAR COVER ART BY JIM KAY, AS HE INVITES GUEST ILLUSTRATOR NEIL PACKER TO JOIN HIM IN AN EXCITING CREATIVE COLLABORATION. Jim Kay’s Illustrated Editions of the Harry Potter […]

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February 2nd, 2022

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone celebrates 25 years by launching Miles of Magic: Reading Challenge

THURSDAY 3rd FEBRUARY 2022 sees the launch of Miles of Magic: Reading Challenge. Created by the National Literacy Trust in partnership with Bloomsbury Children’s Books, this is a fun and exciting seven week reading for pleasure campaign, helping to bring the magic of reading to life for children, as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling, […]

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September 9th, 2021

J.K. Rowling launches new hub on her website for younger readers: J.K. Rowling’s Stories

To herald the publication of her first major children’s book since Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling has launched a new interactive section on her website for younger readers to discover and explore the different imaginary worlds of her children’s fiction. On J.K. Rowling’s Stories, visitors first arrive at a writing desk that includes meaningful, personal items reflecting the author’s […]

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September 8th, 2021

J.K. Rowling to participate in Lumos Global Virtual Gala 2021

On October 2nd, Lumos Global Virtual Gala will take place. Hosted by Alec Baldwin – and with the participation of Harry Potter actresses Noma Dumezweni, Evanna Lynch and Bonnie Wright -, it will also feature J.K. Rowling who will read from The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The author will also present a new Richard Robinson […]

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August 19th, 2020

designed by MinaLima in celebration of the first virtual Back to Hogwarts.

Back to Hogwarts 2020

ANNOUNCING A VIRTUAL DEPARTURE FROM PLATFORM NINE AND THREE QUARTERS… HARRY POTTER FANS WILL STILL GO ‘BACK TO HOGWARTS’! First ever digital Back to Hogwarts will bring the magic of Kings Cross home Each year, on the 1st of September, Harry Potter fans have gathered at London’s Kings Cross Station. At 11:00am precisely, they raise […]

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