Archive for the ‘Companion Books’ Category

New non-fiction eBooks from Pottermore exploring the history of magic

May 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Companion Books, Education, News, Pottermore

Remember the recent British Library exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic?  It was curated to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the UK in 2017.  In 2018, it sailed across the pond to dock at the New York Historical Society to mark the 20th anniversary of …read more!

New illustrated edition of “Quidditch Through the Ages” coming in 2020

Apr 02, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Charity, Companion Books, Lumos, News, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has commissioned a new edition of Quidditch Through the Ages illustrated by author and artist Emily Gravett. Quidditch Through the Ages was originally published in 2001.  An audiobook, read by Andrew Lincoln, was released a year ago.  It explains the history and rules of the wizarding world’s main sport.  Rowling’s royalties from the first edition …read more!

Year In Review: Wizarding World Takes On Stage & Screen, Park & Page, Tech & Tour

Dec 30, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

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With a decade anniversary, a Broadway opening, a game release, a new novel, and a movie premiere, years don’t get too much more magical than 2018 for fans of J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World. When we took a look back at the past twelve months of news, we honestly wondered how Leaky covered each …read more!

Trailer Debuts for Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts

Sep 29, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Books, Companion Books, News, Publishers

A new trailer just released for the upcoming Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts by Insight Editions, and it looks incredible! The book is priced at $75.00, so we were hoping the pop-up recreations of locations within Hogwarts and on the grounds of Hogwarts would be as spectacular as promised! The book opens up flat to …read more!

“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” book now available from New York Historical Society

Sep 27, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Books - Release Dates, Companion Books, Events

The official companion book for the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibit, which opens October 5 and runs through January 27, 2019, at the New York Historical Society, is now available exclusively from the Society’s bookshop.  You can get free shipping with promo code HISTORYOFMAGIC.  On October 9, the book will become available nationwide, …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!

Natalie Dormer to Narrate ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Audiobook

Aug 09, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Audio Books, Companion Books, Dale, Events, Fry, Jim Kay, News, Pottermore

Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition, the incredible display of artifacts and magical texts that helped inspire J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, will premiere at the New York Historical Society this fall after it originated at the British Library in 2017. To coincide with the U.S. opening, Pottermore Publishing and Audible are releasing an audio …read more!

Magical Milestones: Celebrating J.K. Rowling & Harry Potter’s Birthdays!

Jul 31, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Today marks the birthdays of J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, and to celebrate we’re bringing you a magical timeline of milestone events in the history of Harry Potter, all the way from 1996 to 2018. Throughout the timeline you’ll find interviews with J.K. Rowling, book releases, film premieres, the days we found out Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts …read more!

Cover Revealed for U.S. Edition of ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Exhibition Companion Book!

Jul 26, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Books, Companion Books, Cover Art, Fandom, Fans, GrandPre, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Products

Starting Oct. 5, U.S. Potter fans will be able to experience the incredible Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library after its hugely-successful run at the British Library, and now Pottermore has confirmed there will also be a U.S. edition of the official Harry Potter: A …read more!

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Event at Target

Jul 09, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Companion Books, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Events, Fan Events, Fun, News, Products, Sales, Scholastic, Toys

Target is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the US release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with what looks to be a pretty magical in-store event later this month. On Saturday, July 21 from 11am-2pm, participating Target stores will be featuring over 100 Wizarding World products including toys, books, clothing and accessories during their …read more!



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