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Where will YOU be on Harry Potter Book Night?

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With less than two weeks until Harry Potter Book Night, venues across the UK (and a few in the US!) are making preparations for an evening of Potter activities. With so many awesome events going on, it will be hard to choose which one to attend - but we know you'll make it through somehow. To help you out, we've compiled a list of all the celebrations we've heard about so far... Read More »

Into the Pensieve: Reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

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MuggleNet staffers recall their first time reading the book that started it all, ahead of Bloomsbury's upcoming #HarryPotterBookNight. Read More »

Waterstone’s Piccadilly to host Harry Potter Book Night

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Waterstone's Piccadilly has announced their plans for Harry Potter Book Night! All the details here. Read More »

Bloomsbury UK reveals four exclusive Jim Kay illustrations!

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We're all very excited about the fully illustrated editions of the "Harry Potter" novels that Bloomsbury is releasing, beginning later this year with "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Illustrated Edition". In anticipation of the release, Bloomsbury has released four exclusive images from the first book. Read More »

Bring magic to your Harry Potter Book Night!

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With less than four weeks before we take part in Bloomsbury's Harry Potter Book Night, we thought we'd offer some tips on how you can make your own Harry Potter Book Night a magical one! Read More »

Harry Potter Book Night: One month to go!

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Bloomsbury is just a few weeks away from celebrating its very first Harry Potter Book Night. And naturally, we couldn't resist joining in the fun! Read More »

Quiz: Who is your Hogwarts best friend?

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This fun new quiz, created in celebration of the lovely new covers by artist Jonny Duddle, will help you figure out whom you would've been chummy with during your years at Hogwarts. Since everyone at MuggleNet laments their name not being on that magical list, some of us decided to take the quiz ourselves and share the results, plus what antics we would surely get up to with our Hogwarts best friend. Read More »

UPDATED: Bloomsbury launches Harry Potter Book Night!

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Today Bloomsbury Children's Books has announced some rather exciting news - they are launching a new Harry Potter Book Night! The first Harry Potter Book Night will take place on February 5, 2015. Read More »

Illustrator Jonny Duddle on taking on the “Harry Potter” challenge

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Jonny Duddle’s new "Harry Potter" covers were released a week ago by Bloomsbury UK. The new covers aim to give the "Potter" books another life and appeal to a new, younger readership who may be discovering them for the first time. The "Telegraph" posted an interview with Jonny over the weekend, which included some interesting thoughts about Jonny's working process, including how he tried to make the characters look their age. Read More »

REVIEW: Bloomsbury “reinvents” the “Harry Potter” children’s editions

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Bloomsbury's new children's editions of the "Harry Potter" series are released tomorrow. Find out MuggleNet's thoughts on the redesign, inside and out, in our review. Read More »

Bloomsbury to hold “Harry Potter” book cover photo op

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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. Read More »

Bloomsbury relaunches “Harry Potter” site for new release

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Have you heard about Bloomsbury's new "Harry Potter" website? Click here to read more about it! Read More »

“Harry Potter” illustrator Jonny Duddle to appear at Lancaster Castle

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Are you excited for the new Bloomsbury editions of the "Harry Potter" books? Well, now is your chance to meet the illustrator, Jonny Duddle, in person! Read More »

Pottermore content of new Bloomsbury editions revealed

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Bloomsbury's newest editions of the "Harry Potter" books have UNRELEASED content, and we have the details! Find out more HERE! Read More »

MuggleNet Exclusive: Bloomsbury reveals new Jonny Duddle back cover images

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As I'm sure you're aware, Bloomsbury is reprinting the "Harry Potter" novels with new covers illustrated by Jonny Duddle. Last week, we were able to reveal to you the final four new covers, as well as an exclusive interview with Jonny. Now here at MuggleNet we are delighted to be able to exclusively reveal to you the back cover images for all seven books! Read More »

Exclusive interview with illustrator Jonny Duddle – plus new covers revealed!

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With just over a month to go before the new editions of the "Harry Potter" series go on sale in the UK, Bloomsbury has revealed the final four stunning covers. Ahead of this release, MuggleNet caught up with Jonny Duddle, the illustrator and children’s book author, to discuss his new covers in an exclusive interview. Read More »

Johnny Duddle’s “Prisoner of Azkaban” cover has arrived!

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It was just over a month ago that Bloomsbury revealed Jonny Duddle's cover for "Chamber of Secrets," and now his interpretation of "Prisoner of Azkaban" has arrived! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: Seventeen Years Later

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What consists of misguided Philosopher's Stone reviews, Neville in a party hat and a unicorn in traffic? The Potter Twitter Roundup of course. Check it out now! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: Wise Words

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A mysterious LEGO death eater reigns over the latest Potter Twitter Roundup. Confirm his identity, revel in wisdom and celebrate creativity, as we highlight the week's best tweets! Read More »

Bloomsbury India releases new “Harry Potter” three-book box set

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Bloomsbury India has recently announced the release of a new book box set, containing the first three "Harry Potter" books. The box set, titled "Harry Potter: The Magical Adventure Begins," is described as "a perfect introduction to the world of "Harry Potter", containing special collectable editions of Books 1-3. Read More »