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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Raise Your Wands for Susan Jeffers Casel, “Harry Potter” Copy Editor

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As all "Harry Potter" fans know, there are many people who helped to make our beloved book series a reality. Not just J.K. Rowling herself, or the talented artists who illustrated those original covers, but also editors, publicists, agents, sales reps, and so many others who believed in Harry just as much as we did. We have recently lost one of those remarkable people - Susan Jeffers Casel, who was a copy editor for the US editions of the books. Read More »

Scholastic to Release New Editions of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and “Quidditch Through the Ages”

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Just in time for "Fantastic Beasts" fever to really get off the ground, Scholastic is releasing new US editions of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" and "Quidditch Through the Ages" on June 30! Originally published in 2001, the American editions of these Hogwarts textbooks have remained largely unchanged until now. Read More »

Bloomsbury releases Flourish & Blotts image from upcoming illustrated edition!

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Today Bloomsbury revealed the latest image from the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Illustrated Edition", illustrated by Jim Kay. The new illustration is of Flourish & Blotts and joins six other previously released illustrations. 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 »

UPDATED: “Harry Potter” cast members to appear at A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort!


Universal Orlando Resort's A Celebration of Harry Potter is getting closer, and there are going to be some magical special guests in attendance! Find out who will be there! Read More »

Potter Twitter RoundUp: We are Book 8

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Did you miss me? The Twitter Roundup is back, with a jam-packed LeakyCon special! Read More »

Scholastic Store dedicating entire month of July to “Harry Potter”

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The Scholastic Store is dedicating the entire month of July to "Harry Potter"! Find out what cool events they will be holding here. Read More »

“Potter” stars support Scholastic’s “Read Every Day” campaign


A new campaign has been launched by Scholastic UK, an affiliate of the Harry Potter publisher in America, to encourage kids to "Read Every Day," as the campaign is titled. Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe - who portrayed the title character - and Emma Thompson - who portrayed Professor Sybill Trelawney - are suppporting the campaign. Read More »

Scholastic announces winners of “Harry Potter” 15th Anniversary Librarians’ Contest

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Back in June, MuggleNet reported that Scholastic had announced a contest that would give fifteen public libraries across the United States a Harry Potter party pack to celebrate fifteen years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was first published. Read More »

New Kazu Kibuishi back cover art revealed for “Sorcerer’s Stone”

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Yesterday the Deathly Hallows 15th Anniversary cover was finally unveiled, and the press release from Scholastic also revealed that Kazu Kibuishi not only created seven beautiful covers for the front of each Harry Potter book, he also created new art for the books' back covers! Read More »

Scholastic’s 15th anniversary “Potter” collection available for pre-order

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As previously reported, Scholastic has brought on artist Kazu Kibuishi to design new covers for the 15th anniversary collection of the Potter series to be released over this year. The new covers can be bought as individual books or as a boxed set, which is now avaliable to pre-order before the release at the end of August. Read More »

Scholastic to release new “Harry Potter” paperback covers celebrating 15-year Anniversary

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According to a new article in Publisher's Weekly, Scholastic has hired artist Kazu Kibuishi, creator of the bestselling graphic novel series Amulet, to design and create a new paperback cover for each of the Harry Potter books in celebration of 15-years since the American release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Read More »

J.K. Rowling surprises fans with answers to questions on LIVE global webcast hosted by Scholastic


Author J.K. Rowling drew more than a million Harry Potter fans for a live global webcast during which she shared never before heard tidbits about the world of Harry Potter, including back story details, as well as her next writing project and Pottermore. Read More »

Scholastic launches “Harry Potter Reading Club” with a special virtual visit by J.K. Rowling


Scholastic has just announced a new Harry Potter Reading Club, which will be a collaboration between Scholastic, educators, libraries, after-school program coordinators and parents "who want to organize a book club with access to all the tools they need to host a Harry Potter Reading Club and celebrate the joy of reading. The first 10,000 registrants for the Club will receive a welcome kit including bookmarks, stickers and nametags." Read More »

“Harry Potter” club encourages reading to elementary students


Many students struggle with reading. One teacher is using the "Harry Potter" series to help build kids' reading skills! Read More »