July 31, 2008 – It is announced that The Tales of Beedle the Bard, originally only to be read by the owners of the seven handwritten copies, would be published worldwide on December 4, with all proceeds being given to charity.

July 31, 2008 – It is announced that The Tales of Beedle the Bard, originally only to be read by the owners of the seven handwritten copies, would be published worldwide on December 4, with all proceeds being given to charity.