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Sotheby's to Display Copy of "Beedle the Bard" Here in US

Posted by: sue
November 20, 2007, 07:21 PM

Auction house Sotheby’s put the copy of “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” out on display today for the press. The book will then go on display to the public here in the US at Sotheby’s in New York City starting Monday, November 26 at 10am (ET) then again on Tuesday, November 27 andContinued...

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Sotheby's Adds Catalog Note From Jo on "Beedle the Bard" Book

Posted by: sue
November 18, 2007, 02:16 PM

As TLC reported yesterday, Sotheby's has updated more items from author J.K. Rowling to be auctioned off on December 13, and as noted previously, there is a catalog previewing this action that is available to the public, with proceeds to benefit The Children's Voice charity. WhileContinued...

A Call to Dumbledore's Army of the Real World to Help in Darfur

Posted by: sue
November 16, 2007, 09:58 PM

As readers of the Harry Potter novels know, many characters in the beloved series work together to confront social issues. So too have Harry Potter fans who are long noted for their concern and response toward pressing real life issues. One such issue is the crisis in Darfur, andContinued...

Jingle Spells More than 2/3rds Sold Out!

Posted by: Melissa
November 09, 2007, 03:35 AM

If you were thinking about ordering a copy of Jingle Spells, Leaky's sixth Get a Clue fundraiser and an outstanding compilation of Harry-themed holiday music, you should get on it right now. We have less than 1,000 copies left in our limited print run, and we're not even a month into the drive. More thanContinued...

JKR Interviews

Video Interview with JKR on New Book; Ordering Information for Preview Catalog

Posted by: sue
November 01, 2007, 03:09 PM

Earlier today, author J.K. Rowling was interviewed by the BBC regarding her new book she has written for charity and more. You can now watch this video here in our galleries. In this video, Jo discusses why she is doing this book, mentions the Children's Voice charityContinued...

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New Book Written by J.K. Rowling to Be Auctioned for Charity

Posted by: sue
November 01, 2007, 10:38 AM

Some amazing news this morning for you as author J.K. Rowling has announced on her website she has written a new book, however there is only one to be made available to the public, and it will be sold for charity. On her website, Jo states this new book is based on a tale that is mentionedContinued...


Harry Potter Stars Attend "Music From the Movies" Charity Concert

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2007, 10:28 PM

As we’ve been telling you, there was to be a benefit charity concert tonight in London that was to feature several of the adult actors from the Harry Potter films. Early photos from the “Music from the Movies” benefit to help Leukemia research are now online. GettyContinued...

Leaky's Sixth Get a Clue Fundraiser Now Open - All-New Holiday Album Available for Pre-Order!

Posted by: Melissa
October 14, 2007, 06:06 AM

Leaky’s sixth Get a Clue fundraiser, our yearly efforts which have raised more than $30,000 to date to aid literacy around the world, is now under way, and it’s a doozy this year.

The holiday season is nearly upon us, so we asked 14 of the biggestContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Drive Results

Posted by: Melissa
October 11, 2007, 05:39 AM

Our fifth Get a Clue charity drive, which ran through July 21 in association with our guide to DH, has raised an excellent $3,780 for Book Aid International. Thank you to everyone who donated! In early 2008 some of you will receive prizes, such as a full, signed set of the Wizard Rock EPContinued...

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J.K. Rowling and other Harry Potter Stars to Attend Pride of Britain Awards

Posted by: sue
October 04, 2007, 09:32 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be among the celebrities due to attend the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards next week in London. A press release indicates that Jo and actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) will join Prince Charles and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown as well as actorContinued...


Auction of Signed Harry Potter Books to Help National Braille Press

Posted by: sue
October 03, 2007, 08:21 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has donated an entire set of the Harry Potter novels for a charity auction in order to help the National Braille Press. The complete set of hardback books published by Scholastic have been autographed by J.K. Rowling, and the books are now currentlyContinued...


Followup: JKR Autographed Books Auctioned For Charity

Posted by: sue
September 30, 2007, 07:58 PM

We have a follow up today, on a story we told you previously regarding a rare complete set of Harry Potter books that were to be part of an auction for charity. This auction was completed last night, with the winning bid coming in at 18,200 Pounds (37,100 US Dollars) for the entire set of allContinued...

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Complete Set of Signed Harry Potter Books Up for Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
September 17, 2007, 02:59 PM

We have a couple pieces of news today relating to Harry Potter books that are being auctioned off in charitable efforts.

The first is a rare complete set of books signed by author J.K. Rowling are to be auctioned off on Ebay starting at midnight September 24, with proceeds to benefitContinued...


Potter Actors Join Composer Patrick Doyle's Charity Concert

Posted by: Edward
August 29, 2007, 04:29 AM

A myriad of actors from the Harry Potter films are scheduled to appear at a charity event in the UK supporting blood cancer charity, Leukemia Research. Film composer Patrick Doyle’s ‘Music From The Movies,’ presented along with Kenneth Branagh (Professor Lockhart), isContinued...


Rumor Alert: Hogwarts, the Musical, and a New Harry Potter Comic Relief Book?

Posted by: sue
August 26, 2007, 01:34 PM

“Hermione! The smartest witch name I ever heard, Hermione!”

That could be something that we will all sing together, should this latest rumor prove to be true. In an article blazing with the title “Exclusive Hogwarts to Hit West End With Wizard Show,”Continued...