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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


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


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


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


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

Harry Potter: The Magical Adventure Begins... (Volumes 1-3) is available in India now.

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 »

Bloomsbury’s new “Chamber of Secrets” cover is here!

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We teased that Bloomsbury would be releasing Jonny Duddle's new cover for "Chamber of Secrets" today, and it's finally here! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: The Graduate

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From the meeting of Lily and Lucius to a cracking Warwick selfie, in the latest Twitter roundup. Check it out now! Read More »

Jonny Duddle’s “Chamber of Secrets” cover to be revealed

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As we reported earlier in the year, illustrator Jonny Duddle has been working hard on giving all the "Harry Potter" book covers a brand new look. Now, Bloomsbury has taken to Twitter to tell us when the "Chamber of Secrets" cover will be revealed. Read More »

“Harry Potter” illustrator Clare Melinsky talks about inspiration

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Clare Melinsky, who illustrated the 2010 UK versions of the "Harry Potter" books (also known as the "Signature" editions), has spoken about some of the inspiration behind her drawings. The Scottish artist, who is known for her “chunky and colourful lino cuts,” is currently part of a three-day exhibition in London, which links Scotland with London. Read More »

Jonny Duddle discusses the challenges and thrills of creating new cover art for the “Harry Potter” series


We recently announced that the "Harry Potter" books will be given a makeover by illustrator, Jonny Duddle. The novels will be published in conjunction with Pottermore and include extra information that is available on the site. Jonny has previously illustrated a range of picture books, including "The Pirate Next Door", and has worked for Aardman, the creators of "Wallace and Gromit". In a new interview Jonny has talked about taking on the challenge and his favorite "Potter" characters, and he also offers advice for illustrators, among much more. Read More »

Bloomsbury to publish “J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography”!


Bloomsbury will publish" J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography", by Philip W. Errington, this winter. The book seems to be more of an academic book and collection of documents, rather than something for the casual fan - but it certainly sounds interesting for the dedicated "Potter" fan! Find out what release date Bloomsbury has listed for the hardback edition and the contents of the book! Read More »