Bloomsbury to hold “Harry Potter” book cover photo op

Have you ever wanted the chance to be featured on a Harry Potter book cover? Well, now is the time! Bloomsbury has teamed up with the Platform Nine and Three Quarters shop in London to hold an event THIS Saturday (August 30) at King’s Cross station for people to have their picture taken in front of a giant version of the latest Philosopher’s Stone cover. The Bloomsbury UK Twitter account tweeted this earlier today:

The event is in celebration of the upcoming release of the newest editions of the Potter books, the covers of which were created by Jonny Duddle (who will be making an appearance at Lancaster Castle on September 3). The 3D book jacket will be available for you to take pictures with between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. BST and is absolutely FREE of charge.

You can read the official press release from Bloombsbury just below.

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On Saturday, August 30th, Bloomsbury Publishing will be celebrating the new children’s editions of the bestselling Harry Potter books with a giant 3D jacket of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone that people can ‘step’ in to and take their Harry Potter Book Selfie.

The giant jacket will be on the main concourse of London Kings Cross station from 07:00am through to 19:00pm on Saturday, 30th August and is free for people to come along and take part.

This is a great chance for anyone who has ever wanted to be on a Harry Potter jacket and be seen alongside Harry himself as well as Hagrid.

This event has been coordinated alongside Platform 9 and three quarters, the shop that sells all things Harry Potter. If you are in London on Saturday then do come along and say hello.


Will you be heading down to King’s Cross on Saturday to take a selfie with the cover? Let us know with your comments.

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