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David Heyman to Produce "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Posted by: Melissa
October 02, 2013, 01:50 PM

MTV News Correspondent Josh Horowitz brings us the latest development in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them news:

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling to be Awarded Freedom of the City of London on May 8

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 26, 2012, 10:00 AM

J.K. Rowling will receive the Freedom of the City of London on Tuesday, May 8 for her services to children's literature, according to a press release from the City of London.

The ceremony will take place at the Mansion House, the official residence of London's Lord Mayor. She willContinued...


Scholastic and a Decade of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
December 15, 2009, 12:19 PM

As the year draws to an end, Scholastic, US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, have a reminder for us today of the remarkable decade that was, and the amazing impact of the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. The sales figures are staggering, but as publisher Arthur A. Levine and VP of Scholastic remindsContinued...


High Res Poster for Bloomsbury Relaunch of "Fantastic Beasts" and "Quidditch Through the Ages" by J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2009, 04:09 PM

Previously we told you Bloomsbury was re-releasing Harry Schoolbooks, aka "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," and "Quidditch Through the Ages" written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling in support of the Comic Relief Charity. That relaunchContinued...

Companion Books

New Cover Art for Fantastic Beasts, Quidditch Through the Ages Due July 31, 2009

Posted by: sue
April 14, 2009, 04:43 PM

Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling, has announced they are re-releasing two of the companion books this summer: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages. Due to be released July 31, 2009, you can seeContinued...


Marketing Professor: Only Hufflepuffs Totally Loyal to Harry

Posted by: sue
October 20, 2008, 04:33 PM

The Telegraph is reporting tonight that a professor in the UK has done a study on readers of the Harry Potter novels, with the findings apparently revealing there are four distinct type of readers. According to the report, Professor Stephen Brown of the Ulster Business School says theContinued...


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...


Potter Books Slated for Recycling Stolen from Warehouse

Posted by: sue
January 24, 2007, 10:22 AM

Reports are online today that some 3,000 Harry Potter books due to be recycled were stolen from a warehouse in Wales. Thieves apparently broke into a recycling company and took two containers of the special Harry Potter schoolbooks, which were published for charity several years ago. NewsWalesContinued...

Scholastic Updates Book Seven Title Image; Part of New Title First Appeared Three Years Ago

Posted by: sue
December 21, 2006, 11:28 AM

In the wake of the release of the name of the title of Book Seven today (which is also Winter Solstice btw), Scholastic, the US publishers of the series, has updated their Book Seven image with the new name on the main page of their website. Bloomsbury,Continued...

The Cauldron Shop

Weekly Shop Update: Box Set with New Artwork, More

Posted by: sue
October 23, 2006, 09:08 PM

Featured this week in our shop: The box set of Harry's Schoolbooks, featuring the new artwork that we told you about recently from Mary GrandPre. This set features "Quidditch Through the Ages" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," the two books author J.K. RowlingContinued...


Second New Cover for "Fantastic Beasts" Box Set

Posted by: sue
October 11, 2006, 09:44 AM

Last month we told you that there was a new cover on the box set of Harry's School Books, and now a second new piece of artwork for the set has emerged online. This artwork from Mary GrandPre, which you can see here in our galleries, shows a...troll :) This special box set contains Harry'sContinued...


New Artwork on "Quidditch Through the Ages" Box Set

Posted by: sue
September 14, 2006, 11:51 AM

The box set which contains Harry's Schoolbooks, or the special Harry Potter books "Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them," and "Quidditch Through the Ages" is sporting a new cover featuring some new artwork from illustrator Mary GrandePre. You can see this new artworkContinued...