Now, we have spotted hi-res versions of the 3rd and 4th book back cover. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban can be seen RIGHT HERE, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire can be seen RIGHT HERE.
Today, on the Bloomsbury Harry Potter Facebook Page, Bloomsbury released the latest new cover for their adult version of the book series: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
MuggleNet has found the images for both Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. According to an article by the Wall Street Journal, the cover for Goblet of Fire was released by Scholastic’s vice president and publisher, Arthur Levine, in Chicago, Illinois at the annual American Library convention.
While this may not be our “normal” MuggleNet Throwback, we felt it would be unique to take a look at what occurred in the world of Harry Potter on this day many years ago. So today we focus on August 22, 1994 and the 422nd Quidditch World Cup.
MuggleNet Throwback: Release dates for “Chamber of Secrets”, “Prisoner of Azkaban”, and “Goblet of Fire”
Our MuggleNet Throwback this week takes a look at several of the most of the most exciting book releases from the “Harry Potter” series.
While “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” will be forever celebrated as the largest and most anticipated book release worldwide, three of the books from the series were released during this particular week.
Back in July of last year, we told you that the estate of British author Adrian Jacobs was suing Scholastic claiming that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was “substantially similar” to Jacobs’ 1987 book The Adventures of Willy the Wizard.
Today, after a court dismissed the lawsuit, Scholastic released the following statement:
Scholastic is extremely pleased that Judge Scheindlin decided to dismiss, at the earliest stage possible, the lawsuit brought against Scholastic by the estate of Adrian Jacobs. The Court’s swift dismissal supports our position that the case was completely without merit and that comparing Willy the Wizard to the Harry Potter series was absurd.
The estate of British author Adrian Jacobs that took on Bloomsbury in 2009 is now suing Scholastic claiming that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is “substantially similar” to Jacobs’ 1987 book “The...