Bloomsbury Plans to Celebrate 20th “Potter” Anniversary


In the lead-up to the release of the second illustrated book and following the second successful Harry Potter Book Night on February 4, Bloomsbury UK has revealed its upcoming "Potter" plans. With the 20th anniversary of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" looming, plenty of plans are in place to celebrate this exciting anniversary. Read More »

Patronus Charm Voted Favorite Spell from “Harry Potter”

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As part of the celebrations for Harry Potter Book Night: A Night of Spells, Bloomsbury Children’s Books launched the first official global search to find the world’s favorite spell from the "Harry Potter" books. With over 2,700 votes, the Patronus Charm emerged in first place, followed closely by the Summoning Charm in second place with the Levitation Charm finishing in third. Read More »

What’s the Most Frequently Used Spell in “Harry Potter”? Pottermore Presents the Great Wand-O-Graphic!


Have you ever wondered which characters use their wands the most in "Harry Potter"? Or which spells are the most popular? Pottermore has put together a cool new infographic tracking all kinds of statistics about wand usage in the series! Read More »

How Stephen Fry Learned Not to Question Rowling’s Writing

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Many readers have enjoyed Stephen Fry's audio recordings of the books - but it seems JKR might have been trying to trip him up! Read More »

Easter Eggs in Jim Kay’s Illustrations for “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

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Dive into the world of Jim Kay's gorgeous watercolor illustrations in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and take a closer look at some of the image's best-kept secrets. Read More »

“Philosopher’s Stone” Wins Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year!


The popularity of "Harry Potter" shows no signs of slowing down, as listeners voted "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone" Audible UK’s Members’ Choice for Audiobook of the Year 2015! It was nominated alongside another J.K. Rowling book. Read More »

“Philosopher’s Stone” and “Career of Evil” Shortlisted for Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year


You can now vote for both "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" and Robert Galbraith’s third "Cormoran Strike" novel, "Career of Evil", for Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year 2015! Read More »

Graphic Gryffindors: Olly Moss Talks About His E-Book Artwork

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Talented graphic designer Olly Moss has spoken to Pottermore about his excitement at being chosen to design the front covers for the new e-book versions of the "Harry Potter" series. Read More »

Jim Kay Exhibition Now Open at Seven Stories!

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We've now had two months to enjoy Jim Kay's illustrated edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", and now lucky fans from the northeast of England have the opportunity to view some of the original illustrations up close at Seven Stories in Newcastle! Read More »

The “Harry Potter” Audiobooks Finally Arrive on Audible

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There's been one big thing missing from Audible's library of audio fiction - the "Harry Potter" audiobooks. That is, until now. Read More »

UPDATED: Win a Copy of the Deluxe Illustrated Edition of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”


Want to win a free copy of the new "Harry Potter" deluxe illustrated edition? Find out how! Read More »

Meet Jim Kay’s Model for Harry Potter!

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Illustrator Jim Kay's model for Harry Potter in the illustrated edition of "Sorcerer's Stone" has been revealed! Find out more about him here! Read More »

“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 »