Krum will finally have the chance to get his hands on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - the fifth Harry Potter novel will be launched in Bulgaria on December 13th at the 24th International Book Fair.
Editor's Note: The HP information can be found near the middle of the article.
Adriano Borges of the Harry Potter website Aurores.com tells us that Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, which was translated by Liz Wyler, has been released. You can check out the book cover, which is the same artwork as the American version, here.
Thanks for the info, Adriano!
The Dutch translation of OotP, entitled Harry Potter en de Orde van de Feniks, will be released on Saturday, November 22. The cover, which we first saw back in July, was designed by Ien van Laanen and Anne Lammers. Thanks, Alexander!
Deutsche Welle reports that German fans didn't have to go to bookstores at midnight to get their copies of OotP - instead, the Deutsche Post and the Weltbild book shipping company teamed up to make special midnight deliveries.
The German publisher of Order of the Phoenix has offered the first chapter as a PDF download - click through to the site and on the button that reads "Zur Leserprobe".
Thanks to Dr. Fidelius for the info!
Team TLC wishes everyone in Germany, Austria & Switzerland a wonderful day of reading OotP in German! HP-Fans.de tells us they'll be posting pictures of the book release events of the day.
The Bulgarian edition of Order of the Phoenix, which will be released December 13th, will have the same artwork as the American edition.
Thanks to Audrey for the link.
The Icelandic translation of OotP, or Harry Potter og Fönixreglan, will be released on November 1st. The cover is that of the American edition.
Editor's Commentary: The publishers site is in Icelandic only. For those of you interested in OotP in Icelandic, the first link is about the printing of the book,Continued...
The Italian version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix will be released on Halloween. Vincenzo was nice enough to send us a photo of the cover.
The German translation of Order of the Phoenix has gone to press.
Thanks to Heather for the link.
The Portuguese version of OotP will be released on October 25th. Anyone interested in obtaining a copy can do so from bookstore FNAC.
Thanks to expresohogwarts.com, we have a few pictures of the release of OotP in China!
To view the pictures, scroll down the page until you come to the first one (a man in glasses reading OotP), then click on Noticia completa below the picture.
Amazon.fr is accepting orders of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, giving Harry fans yet another cover to discuss.
Thanks to Winky for the link!
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Chinese fans will get a nice surprise - in an attempt to circumvent further illegal translations of Order of the Phoenix, China will release the book on Sunday, more than ten days ahead of the scheduled release date.