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The Christmas Pig

September 14th, 2021

The Christmas Pig - Illustration by Jim Field

Two illustrations from The Christmas Pig revealed

Two illustrations from the upcoming novel by J.K. Rowling, The Christmas Pig, have been revealed today. The first one shows Dur Pig, or DP. Dur Pig is the best friend that Jack has ever known. The second image shows Jack and The Christmas Pig, falling into the “Last of the Lost”, a place that will […]

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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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June 29th, 2021

The Christmas Pig

Cover for The Christmas Pig revealed

The cover design for J.K. Rowling’s new book for children, The Christmas Pig, has been revealed.  Jim Field has produced a stunning illustration for the cover as well as nine black and white spreads and design features for the interior of the book. J.K. Rowling commented: ‘Jim’s illustrations are simply perfect. It really is as […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #53 · May 2021

What we know about The Christmas Pig

Before J.K. Rowling announced The Ickabog officially, she hinted it for a few days using her Twitter header image (in fact, we guessed those hints correctly, and she even acknowledged it later). In the case for The Christmas Pig, her new book, it was a bit different. On the morning of April 13th, J.K. Rowling […]

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