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Posted by: sue
June 11, 2008, 04:55 AM

Waterstone’s is set to reveal the entire new Harry Potter prequel contained on the special card that was auctioned earlier tonight in London, England. UPDATE: BEHOLD the entire card featuring the prequel story about Sirius Black and James Potter is now online for all to read via this link. To read, at the link, click where it says “Read Our Author’s Stories,” then click on the name J.K. Rowling. Please note the card is handwritten, and is not typed out.

As reported below, the card was sold tonight for 25,000 pounds ($48,855 USD) at a charity event, with the proceeds to benefit English Pen and Dyslexia Action. There is a new photo of the card available here via the Evening Standard, and you can see a video of Lizo from the BBC read a short excerpt where James and Sirius meet two police officers here in our galleries. This card from J.K. Rowling, along with the 12 other cards donated by various authors such as Neil Gaiman, Doris Lessing, Margaret Atwood, and Irvine Welsh among others will be made available in a special book which will be published on August 7, pre-orders available via this link.

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