September 21st, 2023

The Empire State Building to light up in Hogwarts House Colors on September 27th (free books and butterbeer on the Observation deck!)

(New York, NY – September 20, 2023) It’s been 25 years since Scholastic published J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the U.S., the first of seven in the bestselling book series of all time. To mark this milestone anniversary, at sunset on Wednesday, September 27th, The Empire State Building’s world-famous Tower Lights will shine […]

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February 6th, 2023

Scholastic marks 25 Year Anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

SCHOLASTIC MARKS 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE PUBLICATION OF J.K. ROWLING’S HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE   THE BESTSELLING BOOK SERIES OF ALL TIME HAS SOLD 230 MILLION BOOKS IN THE U.S. (New York, NY – February 6, 2023) September 2023 will mark twenty-five years since American readers were first introduced to the “boy who […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #66 · June 2022

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 25th Anniversary Edition: Review

Monday. 2.30 pm. I was having a delicious plate of pasta carbonara when my bell rang. I did not know who could be ringing at lunch time, but I opened the door anyway. A young postman handed me a rectangular envelope; I thanked him and returned to the living room. I was about to keep […]

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May 15th, 2022

25th Anniversary Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will include J.K. Rowling’s original drawings

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury is going to publish a new edition next June 9th. This was announced a few months ago, where the publisher promised that this new edition (that will have the original cover by Thomas Taylor) was going to include some […]

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March 22nd, 2022

Win a signed copy by J.K. Rowling of Bloomsbury 25th anniversary edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Bloomsbury are getting ready to celebrate 25 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published! To celebrate, the publishing house will be releasing a video of fans remembering their first reading experiences of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Send Bloomsbury your memories (by video or in writing) to be in with […]

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August 12th, 2021

Commemorative edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone for its 25th anniversary

Bloomsbury will publish a special commemorative edition featuring the original cover design of Hary Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, with artwork by Thomas Taylor. To be published in June 2022, this new edition will mimic the original one published back in 1997. The British publisher has set up a page answering frequent questions from the […]

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February 10th, 2016

New editions for the saga’s 20th anniversary

Next year we will be celebrating 20 years since the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Today, Bloomsbury and Pottermore announced through a “publishing programme” some new editions that will be published in 2017. We will discover a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them featuring new content from […]

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June 26th, 2014

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published 17 years ago today: Win a copy of the original edition!

It’s been 17 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released and to celebrate this anniversary, the amazing people from Wordery are giving us 5 copies of the book to give away to our incredible followers! You only have to follow @wordery and @rowlinglibrary and write a simple tweet to enter the contest. […]

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