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The Tales of Beedle the Bard

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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The Rowling Magazine Issue #38 · February 2020

The Tales of Beedle the Bard Audiobook Announced

Audible has announced its latest project for the Wizarding World: the audiobook of The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The big piece of news? It is narrated by actors that participated in Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts productions. Noma Dumezweni (the original Hermione in the London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Jason […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #30 · June 2019

Stephen Fry, his low memory and how he pocketed it

This past May, the Hay Festival was held in Wales. The festival hosted various events and among them was the panel of Stephen Fry, where the actor and writer was presenting his third book on the re-telling serie Mythos and Heroes. The book follows the story of Troy in Greek mythology, and is accompanied with […]

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September 24th, 2018

Title page for American Edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Illustrated)

Exclusive: Photos from American Illustrated edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard

On October 9th, Scholastic will publish in the United States of America the illustrated edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, just one week after Bloomsbury publishes its edition in the United Kingdom. While the British edition artwork was in charge of Chris Riddell, the American counterpart was illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger. Two weeks before […]

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June 21st, 2017

Philosopher’s Stone exhibition at National Library of Scotland set for June 26

There will be a special exhibition at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh that will last only for seven hours. The reason? The 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

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November 5th, 2016

Handwritten copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard to be auctioned

Barry Cunningham, who was working for Bloomsbury in 1996, was one of the people who discovered Harry Potter. He signed J.K. Rowling for the publishing house – and published Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone the next year.

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June 22nd, 2016

New Fantastic Beasts, Quidditch and Beedle the Bard editions next year

Bloomsbury in the United Kingdom and Scholastic in the United States released new information about the upcoming edition of the companion book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them.

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March 17th, 2016

Scholastic will publish “Hogwarts Classics”: a boxset of two books

Scholastic, the American publisher of the Harry Potter books, will release a new box containing two wizarding classics: Quidditch through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. This elegant boxed set will be released on June 29th in the United States.

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February 10th, 2016

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Cover

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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December 2nd, 2015

Three signed copies of The Tales of Beedle the Bard as perks for Lumos Campaign

Lumos, the international non-profit organisation founded by J.K. Rowling to help countries reform their services for disadvantaged children, has launched a new crowdfunding campaign to purchase special equipment so children with disabilities can go to school. Among the perks, there are three signed copies of The Tales of Beedle the Bard.

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