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Bloomsbury Celebrates ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition Release With Jim Kay Tour!

Sep 23, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Release Parties

Bloomsbury will celebrate the release of the highly-anticipated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition with an October tour featuring illustrator Jim Kay! The date of the first “An Evening with Jim Kay” event coincides with the release of the book on Oct. 8, 2019 and will be held at Central Library in St. …read more!

First Look at Beauxbatons and Durmstrang in Illustrated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Sep 10, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Info, Jim Kay, News, Paperbacks, Products, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Tales of Beedle the Bard

Making quite the entrance, as ever, first looks at Jim Kay’s illustrations of the arrival of Beauxbatons Academy of Magic and Durmstrang Institute were tweeted this week by Pottermore and Harry Potter Film. Set to appear in the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, hitting shelves Oct. 8, the eagerly-awaited book is available …read more!

Bloomsbury to publish new House-themed editions of “Goblet of Fire”

Aug 31, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter Book Night, News, Publishers

Just in time for the Triwizard Tournament-themed Harry Potter Book Night on February 6, 2020, Bloomsbury will release a new edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire that will feature covers for each Hogwarts house. In time for our Triwizard-themed Harry Potter Book Night (6th February 2020), behold the covers for the NEW House …read more!

Another Harry Potter first edition sells at auction

Aug 02, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Following up on our report that a first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone would be up for auction at the end of July, we can now inform you that the book sold for £28,500.  Rare first editions  of the Harry Potter books have been selling for stratospheric prices at auction.  Just over a year ago, another …read more!

Bloomsbury Announces Date and Theme for Harry Potter Book Night 2020!

Jul 24, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, News, Potter News

Bloomsbury’s Harry Potter Book Night has become a fan favorite event, and with today’s exciting Save-the-Date announcement that next year’s theme comes from J.K. Rowling’s epic fourth installment in the Harry Potter series, 2020 looks to be another magical celebration of the wizarding world that continues to inspire generations of readers. Harry Potter and the Goblet of …read more!

Jim Kay Begins Drafting “Order of the Phoenix” Illustrated Edition!

Jul 12, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Art, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, News, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Titles

Jim Kay has officially begun work on the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and that’s good news that would make even Madam Pince rejoice! After previously announcing on his website Creepy Scrawlers Ltd. about the completion of his work on Goblet of Fire, Kay went on to inform readers that he aims to …read more!

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” Tips, Tricks & First Real-World Fan Festival

Jun 28, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Fans, Games, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Interactive, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Products, Scholastic, Tech

It’s been quite a busy week since the call to arms for the S.O.S. Task Force united witches and wizards around the globe over Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Developed by Niantic (the creators of Pokémon Go) and Portkey Games, the mobile augmented reality game has us brushing up on our flipendos and stuffing our faces on …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!

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!

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!



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