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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Video of "Deathly Hallows" Ready for Delivery

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 11:17 PM

It’s getting closer everyone! The day Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be released is just a few days away, and now Sky News in the UK has some tantalizing footage of the books being packed up ready for delivery to stores and homes every where. To watch(no spoilers!), click here.

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Cheryl Klein and the Continuity of Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 10:10 PM

Yesterday Cheryl Klein, an editor with Arthur A. Levine Books and Scholastic, appeared on the fine NPR program “Talk of the Nation,” and discussed her work as continuity editor of the Harry Potter novels. Cheryl described her work which involves such things as keeping track of variousContinued...

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Asda "Deathly Hallows" Books Despute Resolved for Now (updated)

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 01:59 PM

Update: An apparent unpaid bill was apparently behind the reason the Asda stores in the UK felt they would not be receiving copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The BBC reported earlier today that Bloomsbury is claiming the Asda chain of stores had not paid the bill for the copies ofContinued...

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Jim Dale Not Talking the End of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 03:24 AM

The New York Times has a new interview with actor Jim Dale about the work he does recording the audio books of the US editions of the Harry Potter novels. In this new article, Mr. Dale says after completing his work for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows audiobook, he of course knows the endingContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Asking Booksellers for Help in Case of Young Madeleine

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2007, 06:54 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is continuing in her efforts to help locate a young girl from the UK who went missing from her family while on holiday a few months ago. The case of four year old Madeleine McCann has generated world wide response, including early response fromContinued...

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Harry Potter Place Party, "Deathly Hallows" Reading Reminder and More

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2007, 05:16 PM

As we are in the final week before the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, we have a few reminders of events happening the night before the release of the book at midnight.

Last month we told you Scholastic would be holding a Harry Potter Place street party in NewContinued...

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Falls Church, Virgina "Harry-est" Town in USA Says Amazon

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2007, 03:45 PM

Amazon has now released the final results of the town who has pre-ordered the most copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The winner is Falls Church, Virgina (located outside of Washington DC, with a population of just over 11,000), beating out “Gig Harbor, Wash., and two otherContinued...

Grint Interviews

Seven Questions for Rupert Grint from USA Today

Posted by: Edward
July 16, 2007, 02:36 PM

USA Today has a new feature online where actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) is asked seven questions about the soon to be published Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. In this interview, Rupert discusses the seven Shrieking Shack questions Scholastic has been revealing on their site. Rupert getsContinued...

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Grieving over "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
July 12, 2007, 01:06 PM

With the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows almost a week away, the USA Today has a feature on grief as fans await the last installment in the Harry Potter series. Faced with the possibility of the death of a most beloved figure and others, as well as the knowledge that this is theContinued...

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UK Booksellers Not Willing to Break "Deathly Hallows" Embargo

Posted by: sue
July 12, 2007, 12:35 PM

As we get closer to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the BBC is reporting today about the temptation UK retailers are facing regarding possible early sales of the long awaited Harry Potter novel. The article cites many retailers who are unwilling to break the embargoContinued...

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Scholastic Editor Arthur Levine: "I'm just the stand-in for the reader"

Posted by: sue
July 11, 2007, 05:46 PM

As we have now enjoyed ten years of the Harry Potter series and are at ten days until the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (yes only TEN DAYS left!), the Washington Post has a new profile online of Scholastic editor Arthur Levine which takes a look back at hisContinued...

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Security Measures High in Australia for "Deathly Hallows" Release

Posted by: Edward
July 08, 2007, 02:47 PM

Australian newspaper, The Age, has an interesting article online where it talks about the security measures put into place to guard the last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and one of the high security locations where the is being printed. Andrew Hawkins, publicityContinued...

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First Video of Printed "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Books (Updated)

Posted by: sue
June 30, 2007, 02:34 PM

The Today Show has now aired the first official video of the final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, being printed and packed away in boxes. Released from US publishers Scholastic, you can watch this video of the books being printed in machines, and then sealedContinued...

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Of Dragons and "Deathly Hallows" Audio Books

Posted by: sue
June 29, 2007, 07:55 PM

UK Harry Potter publishers Bloomsbury have issued a press release about the audio book for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. As we told you previously, in the UK, the audio book was to be released for the first time in as the books for "Deathly Hallows," and the publishers have listed some additionalContinued...

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Allen and Unwin Announce Winners In 'Midnight Signing' Competition

Posted by: Edward
June 29, 2007, 03:52 PM

As we reported last week, the Australian publishers of the Harry Potter series Allen and Unwin, had opened their ‘J. K. Rowling and the Midnight Signing’ contest for Australian and New Zealand fans to enter. The competition has now closed and the winners have been announcedContinued...

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