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SDCC 2019 Day One: Panels and Announcements From ‘His Dark Materials,’ ‘Cursed Child’ and Hero Collector!

Jul 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Books, Books - Release Dates, Conventions, Cover Art, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, McCrory, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Products, Scholastic, Television Programmes

Welcome to day one of the con of all cons, Potter fans! San Diego Comic-Con 2019 got off to a cracking start on Thursday, July 18. And though Leaky correspondents were not yet on site, we’ve put together a recap of the day’s events and announcements for the fandom members who couldn’t make it. The …read more!

Bloomsbury Announces Deluxe Edition of Illustrated ‘Goblet of Fire’!

May 22, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Cover Art, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News

Bloomsbury announced that a deluxe edition of Jim Kay’s long-awaited illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire will be released alongside the standard illustrated edition, and both are available for pre-order now! Both editions will also be available in stores Oct. 8. The special deluxe edition hardback will feature a gorgeous green …read more!

Cover Art Unveiled for ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition!

Mar 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Cover Art, Fandom, Fans, Galleries (Site), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Publishers, Scholastic

The cover art for the highly-anticipated hardback illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire released today, and it is every bit as charming as the first three editions by renowned illustrator Jim Kay, teasing, from the first glance, all the full-color magic to be discovered in the pages therein. And not only …read more!

Galloping gargoyles! It’s already time for Harry Potter book night 2019!

Jan 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Contests, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Events, Fan Events, Fun, Jim Kay, News, Rankin

Seems like we were just writing about last year’s Harry Potter Book Night.  How did the year fly by so quickly?  It must have been the excitement of the release of Crimes of Grindelwald and a new Cormoran Strike mystery that kept us busy.  Have you begun revising for your O.W.L.s yet?  Not too soon …read more!

Bloomsbury Announces Release Date For Illustrated ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’!

Jan 11, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News

Bloomsbury announced the release date for the long-awaited Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition, and the book, illustrated by Jim Kay, is now available for pre-order in advance of its Oct. 8, 2019 publication! Kay also illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry …read more!

New ‘Harry Potter’ Interviews & Unseen Concept Art Revealed By Entertainment Weekly!

Oct 22, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Art, Columbus, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Movie, GrandPre, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movie Art, Movies, Newell, News, Phelps, Phelps Interviews

Entertainment Weekly’s special Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts edition gives some spectacular insight into J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, and the latest exclusives drawn from the issue cover interviews with original Scholastic cover artist, Mary GrandPré, creative director David Saylor, and editor Arthur A. Levine, interviews with the Directors of each film on their favorite scenes, as …read more!

Leaky’s ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ NYC Review!

Oct 07, 2018

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo

Books, Cover Artists, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Review

In October 2017, Harry Potter: A History of Magic opened at the British Library in London. Less than a year later, the exhibit has travelled overseas to New York City, and today, the American exhibit is open to the public! Leaky was invited to tour the exhibit at the New York Historical Society, and boy …read more!

“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part Two: Bubotuber Pus and the Doctrine of Signatures

Oct 06, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Books, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News

Harry Potter: A History of Magic is now open at the New York Historical Society. Though the New York City exhibition contains different elements (Brian Selznick’s 20th anniversary illustrations for Scholastic and Mary Grandpré’s cover art, for example), it gives the same profound revelations of the mythology, lore and history which inspired J.K. Rowling when writing Harry Potter, and …read more!

“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part One: J.K. Rowling and Culpeper’s Complete Herbal

Oct 04, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Bloomsbury, Books, Exclusives, Fandom, Films, Fun, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News

Harry Potter: A History of Magic opens at the New York Historical Society tomorrow, with a guide narrated by Natalie Dormer, and will bring together all audiobook readers for the first time ever. Though the New York City exhibition will contain different elements (Brian Selznick’s 20th anniversary illustrations for Scholastic, for example), it’s sure to give the same profound revelations …read more!

An Evening with ‘Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Illustrator Chris Riddell at Shakespeare’s Globe

Sep 05, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Books, Companion Books, Cover Art, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Release Parties, Tales of Beedle the Bard

Bloomsbury UK Publishing is partnering with Shakespeare’s Globe to hold a unique special event with the artist behind the upcoming illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard. According to the official Shakespeare’s Globe press release, Riddell will discuss the inspiration for his take on Rowling’s wizarding children’s stories and will also …read more!



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