Scholastic to Release US Paperback Edition of "Deathly Hallows" July, 2009Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Scholastic has issued a press release heralding the good news that they will be releasing the paperback edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” on July 7, 2009. The US publishers of the Harry Potter series note that this will see an nitial print run of 2 million copies, which will “bring the total number of the seven Harry Potter books in print to over 143 million in the U.S. alone.”
“We have another big year planned for Harry,” said Ellie Berger, President of Trade, Scholastic. “As we look toward the tenth anniversary of the U.S. publication of J.K. Rowling’s first Harry Potter novel, we are thrilled to continue to bring Harry Potter to fans of all ages in new and exciting ways.”
A reminder that tomorrow, the Tenth Anniversary edition of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” will be formally released by Scholastic, and the special Cover to Cover read-a-thon will begin at 8am at www.scholastic.com/readharry. Also, December 4 of this year, the highly anticipated “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” by J.K. Rowling will be published, with proceeds to benefit the Children’s High Level group charity. You can learn more about “Beedle the Bard”via this link at Scholastic, as well as pre-order the limited Collectors Edition of the book here, and the standard edition of the book here.