“Harry Potter” Now Available as an Apple iBook


Just two days after the release of Jim Kay's "Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone", we have been treated yet again by J.K. Rowling in collaboration with Apple and Pottermore. Read More »

UK Fans Can Become “Harry Potter Spotters” with Bloomsbury!


Do you want to be a "Harry Potter" Spotter? Bloomsbury is teaming up with children's charity Kids in Museums and "the Telegraph" to launch a special sort of competition for UK-based "Harry Potter" fans. Read More »

Everything MuggleNet Loves About “Harry Potter Illustrated”

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It's been approximately 24 hours since the release of Jim Kay's illustrated edition of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone". If you're anything like us, you've spent the best part of the past day devouring every inch of the book and will already have you favorite moments, sketches, and characters. Read More »

Video: Jim Kay Explains His Creative Process


The mind behind the magic of the long-awaited illustrated edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher'/Sorcerer's Stone", Jim Kay has taken us behind the scenes into his creative studio in a recent interview! Read More »

The Great Big “Harry Potter” Fansite Interview with Jim Kay

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Today is the day that the illustrated edition of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" finally hits the shelves. To celebrate, Bloomsbury invited MuggleNet and other "Harry Potter" fansites to submit questions for an interview with Jim Kay. Read More »

New Interview with Jim Kay – Plus, See His Snape, Dumbledore, and More!


If we were excited on Friday when we saw Jim Kay's Professor McGonagall and the Great Hall for the first time, by now we're practically OVERCOME with anticipation of the illustrated edition's release this Tuesday. Although it seems almost impossible to wait another minute, we can try to fend off desperation by reading several new interviews with artist Jim Kay - AND finally seeing how he has rendered Severus Snape and Albus Dumbledore. Read More »

New Images from Jim Kay’s Illustrated Edition Released!


We're just days away from the publication of the highly anticipated illustrated version of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", but while we wait, the "Telegraph" has got several new images to tide you over! Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: The End

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In the final installment of "Pottermore Moments Revisited," we conclude "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", saying goodbye to this age of the site. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Tales in the Moonlight

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In this week's installment of Pottermore Moments Revisited, Harry learns more of the truth, and we get a few exciting moments on the site. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Truth Be Told

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In this week's installment of Pottermore Moments Revisited, the Marauders backstory is revealed in two dialogue-heavy chapters. But how do the site's Moments stack up to the book? Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Shrinking

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As we approach the end of the third book on Pottermore, the chapter moments seem to be getting smaller. In this installment, Harry wins the Quidditch Cup, and the trio takes on exams, predictions, and the Minister of Magic. Read More »

J.K. Rowling Provides Quote for Upcoming Illustrated Edition by Jim Kay!

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Earlier today, BuzzFeed shared some new pictures from the highly anticipated Illustrated Edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone" - as well as a new quote from J.K. Rowling and a video exploring Jim Kay's illustration process. Read More »

Interactive Cover for Illustrated “Harry Potter” Released

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Now that it's September, it's not long until the highly anticipated illustrated edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone" is released across the world. Bloomsbury is releasing the book, which is illustrated by Jim Kay, in the UK, and Scholastic in the US. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: We’re Back!

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After a Muggle-life induced hiatus, Pottermore Moments Revisited is back! Join in as we go through the moments on the site as they were designed to be experienced while reading the chapters, just in time for the beginning of the Hogwarts term. Read More »

UPDATED: Pre-Order Jim Kay’s Illustrated Edition of “Harry Potter” and Get a Free Tote Bag!

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Have you been looking forward to the upcoming edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", illustrated by Jim Kay? Have you already pre-ordered from Bloomsbury? Read More »

Step Inside of Jim Kay’s Diagon Alley Now at Seven Stories!

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We are all eagerly anticipating the release of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Illustrated Edition", and now those who live in the North East of England can view one of the original pieces of artwork up close at Seven Stories! Also, find out which other "Harry Potter" illustrator is set to make a guest appearance at Seven Stories! Read More »

Bloomsbury Announces Deluxe Edition of Illustrated “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”

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While we all eagerly await the fully illustrated edition of the first "Harry Potter" book, set to be released in October, Bloomsbury has announced something exciting for collectors - there will be a deluxe edition of the book. Read More »

Will “Career of Evil” Parallel “Prisoner of Azkaban” Format? The Hogwarts Professor Says YES!

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The Cormoran Strike mystery series by Rowling's alter ego, Robert Galbraith, poses some striking resemblances to the Hogwarts Saga. Hogwarts Professor and MuggleNet Academia co-host, John Granger, shares his analysis and predictions of the third book, 'Career of Evil.' Read More »

Ediciones Salamandra Releases New Spanish-Language Editions of “Harry Potter”


Spanish Publishers, in conjunction with Ediciones Salamandra, has just this month released new Spanish-language editions of all seven "Harry Potter" books. Read More »

Grade 4 Class Adapts “Prisoner of Azkaban” into Their Own Movie!

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Over the years, we've seen many variations of "Harry Potter" adapted into different forms, proving how well loved the fandom is all across the world: We of course have seen the release of the eight Warner Bros. movies, along with Starkid's "A Very Potter Musical" productions, Potter Puppet Pals YouTube videos, the "Potted Potter" stage show, etc. Now, a group of Grade 4 school children have taken it upon themselves to create their own version! Read More »