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Amazon Posts Second Synopsis from "Tales of Beedle the Bard"

Posted by: sue
December 15, 2007, 12:45 AM

Amazon.com has now posted a second synopsis from "The Tales of Beedle the Bard." As mentioned in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the collection of fairy tales were collected in a special handwritten book, auctioned by J.K.Rowling to benefit The Children's Voice charity. PurchasedContinued...

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Amazon Posts First Review of Beedle the Bard Tales by JK Rowling

Posted by: sue
December 14, 2007, 02:05 PM

Yesterday we first told you that Amazon.com bought "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" for an astonishing $3.98 million dollars. Today, the online retailer has posted the first review of the tales contained in the special handwritten book by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. The first onlineContinued...

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Amazon.com Buys Beedle the Bard for $3.98 Million

Posted by: Melissa
December 13, 2007, 11:17 PM

UPDATE: It has now been revealed that Amazon.com bought this book, and will be adding pictures and reviews of each of the fairy tales soon. The permanent link will eventually redirect to http://www.amazon.com/beedlebardContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Hosts Party Before Auction of "Tales of Beedle the Bard"

Posted by: sue
December 11, 2007, 01:41 AM

Author J.K. Rowling hosted a party tonight in honor of the upcoming Sotheby's auction of the "Tales of Beedle the Bard" book. Metro reports that Jo gave a reading of fairy tales mentioned in the final Harry Potter novel before they are auctioned to raise money for a children'sContinued...

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New Autographed Photo of Jason Isaacs Up for Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
December 10, 2007, 09:56 PM

Just in time for holiday gift-giving is a charity auction for new autographed photo of actor Jason Isaacs as Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Signed while the actor was filming his hit television series "Brotherhood," Jason signed the fan enhanced photo withContinued...

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Abe Books Auctions Signed "Deathly Hallows" for Charity

Posted by: sue
December 05, 2007, 10:49 PM

Abe books will be auctioning off a special signed copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for charity. The bookseller obtained an autographed copy of book seven when they attended the Open Book Tour in Toronto, Canada, and have put the book up for auction with proceeds to benefit the UnitedContinued...

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Followup: Katie Leung Artwork Fetches £960 at Charity Auction

Posted by: Edward
December 04, 2007, 07:46 PM

As we first told you last week, actress Katie Leung (Cho Chang) donated a piece of artwork to be auctioned off for the Prince’s Trust Charity, which supports young people across the UK. That auction has now ended and the Scotsman is reporting Miss Leung’s artwork was soldContinued...

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Alan Rickman Donates Autographed Script Pages, More for Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2007, 05:33 PM

Actor Alan Rickman has donated a few items he has gathered from his role as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films to a charity auction. Included in the auction are Alan Rickman's original cast and crew Hogwarts/Quidditch shirt, two pages of his working script sidesContinued...

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HP Alliance Podcast on Darfur Fast and More

Posted by: sue
December 01, 2007, 10:07 PM

Previously, we reported on a call to action for the Harry Potter community to respond to the crisis in Darfur. The truly horrific plight involving the mothers of Darfur has touched us, and we at Leaky, MuggleNet, the Wizarding Rock community are joining with the HP Alliance in trying to help with thisContinued...

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Jingle Spells Completely SOLD OUT

Posted by: Melissa
December 01, 2007, 02:23 AM

WELL. That went quickly.

Jingle Spells, the wizard rock Christmas album that was Leaky's sixth Get a Clue fundraiser and an outstanding compilation of Harry-themed holiday music, is now COMPLETELY SOLD OUT.

What does this mean? It means that in the past six weeks you have all raised...more than $30,000 for BookContinued...

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J.K.Rowling Donates Signed "Deathly Hallows" Book for Charity Raffle

Posted by: sue
November 29, 2007, 12:47 PM

Author J.K. Rowling has donated an autographed copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for a charity raffle. The Scotsman reports that Jo donated this book to Trefoil House, an organization in Edinburgh, Scotland to help "much-needed funds for its work with children who haveContinued...

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More Pics of Beedle the Bard, Leaky's Special Children's Voice Drive

Posted by: Melissa
November 28, 2007, 06:39 PM

A copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard has now been on display in New York, and we have scanned portions of the copies of the Sotheby’s catalog accompanying it, which you can now see in our galleries. We’ve only shown the cover, parts of J.K. Rowling’s internalContinued...

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Katie Leung Donates Art for Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2007, 02:54 PM

Actress Katie Leung has donated this piece of art for a charity auction today in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Scotsman reports Katie donated this piece to benefit the Prince's Trust Charity. Katie said of her work:

"The meaning behind my drawing shows the two birds encouraging and supporting each otherContinued...

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(Updated)"Good Morning America" to Preview "Beedle the Bard"

Posted by: sue
November 24, 2007, 07:38 PM

The “Good Morning America” news program will feature a special preview and discussion of “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” on Monday morning, November 26. As we first told you earlier this week, the handwritten book by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be on display hereContinued...

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Beedle the Bard, Up Close and Personal

Posted by: Melissa
November 21, 2007, 09:49 PM

Greetings from London, where today I had the great pleasure of visiting Sotheby’s and being granted a private audience with one of the precious seven copies of The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The charity copy was brought out to me wrapped in soft purple cloth, nestled in a special box from its jeweler.Continued...