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Japanese Harry Potter eBooks Now Available in Pottermore Shop

Posted by: Stephanie_J
August 01, 2012, 10:45 AM

The Pottermore Insider has announced that the Harry Potter eBooks are now available to purchase in Japanese.

The Japanese editions of the Harry Potter eBooks are published in EPUB3 format and can be read on any EPUB3 device or reading service, with Japanese font enabled.

Translated Selections from Harry Potter Novels Released Online

Posted by: Edward
November 29, 2011, 10:55 AM

Researchers at the University of Calgary have complied a one-of-a-kind collection of 70 translations of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" novels and have published selections from those translations online, reports the Vancouver Sun.  Geared to educators, students andContinued...

Report from Harry Potter Translator Conference in France

Posted by: sue
September 15, 2009, 08:54 AM

Last week we told you about a special gathering of translators for the Harry Potter novels due to take place in France as part of the UNESCO International Literacy day celebration. Today, there is a marvelous audio report online from the conference that includes interviews with professorsContinued...

"The Tales of Beedle the Bard" to be Published in Braille, 23 Foreign Language editions

Posted by: sue
October 22, 2008, 01:05 PM

A quick update today regarding the upcoming publication of the new book from J.K. Rowling. As noted by the Bookseller and now seen on the Children's High Level website, a press release indicates that The Tales of Beedle the Bard will be published in BrailleContinued...

Cover Art for German "Tales of Beedle the Bard"

Posted by: sue
September 13, 2008, 12:45 AM

We have several updates regarding the upcoming publication of “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” by J.K. Rowling. As readers know, this book, including the tales first mentioned in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” is due to be published in the UK and US on December 4, 2008.Continued...

Japanese Translation of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Released

Posted by: Edward
July 23, 2008, 05:00 PM

The Japanese translation of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was released today in Japan, just two days after the one year anniversary of when the first copies of the book were originally released. Reports online note that hundreds of fans, some dressed asContinued...

Hindi Edition of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Released

Posted by: Edward
June 27, 2008, 10:42 PM

Nearly a year after the publication of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in the States and UK, the Hindi edition of the final installment in author J. K. Rowling’s series has been released. Starting on Friday, readers were able to purchase the book, which containsContinued...

Cover Art for Japanese Translation of "Deathly Hallows" Revealed

Posted by: Edward
March 31, 2008, 07:42 PM

The publishers of the Harry Potter novels in Japan, Say-zan-sha, have released the cover art for their edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. You can view the cover art right here in our image galleries. This edition of the seventh novel in author J. K. Rowling’sContinued...

Spanish Language Translation of "Deathly Hallows" Released

Posted by: Edward
February 21, 2008, 09:26 PM

The Spanish language translations of the seventh novel in author J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series hit store shelves today in Spain, the United States, and throughout Latin America. As we told you previously, readers would today be able to get their hands on these editions of “HarryContinued...

553 First Edition Harry Potter Books Up for Auction

Posted by: sue
February 17, 2008, 11:53 PM

While many Harry Potter fans have several copies of the beloved books in various forms and languages, one fan is selling his rather impressive collection: all 553 first edition copies in 63 languages to be exact. The Times reports tonight that a 33 year old Harry Potter fan who began collectingContinued...

Updated: JKR Discusses the Role of Death in the Series, Religion, the US Presidential Election and More in New Interview (Complete Translation Now Online)

Posted by: Edward
February 09, 2008, 06:43 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has given a new interview to Spanish language newspaper El Pais in which she openly discusses many subjects including her series, inspirations, real-life heroes, and even the upcoming United States Presidential election.Continued...

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Czech Translation Released

Posted by: Edward
January 31, 2008, 05:51 PM

Today brings the release of another translated edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” this time in the Czech Republic. Czech news source Rozhlas reported the main release event was held at the Kanzelsberger Bookshop where hundreds of eager fans lined up startingContinued...

Recycled Paper Required for Finnish Editions of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
January 24, 2008, 07:49 PM

The New York Times is reporting the release of the Finnish editions of the final book in author J. K. Rowling’s series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” printed on Finland paper has been blocked due to lacking ‘ecologically friendly certification’Continued...

"Deathly Hallows" Translation Released in Romania

Posted by: Edward
December 02, 2007, 06:24 PM

The release of translated editions of the seventh Harry Potter novel continues with the book’s publication yesterday in Romania. Their edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was translated by Ioana Iepureanu, who has worked on the previous novels. The publishers ofContinued...

"Deathly Hallows" Translation Updates for Sweden, Poland, and Greece

Posted by: Edward
November 23, 2007, 07:57 PM

Even more good news today for fans waiting to read “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in their native languages, as the book has recently been released in Sweden, in addition to a slew of other publication news. First, Tiden Young, who publish the book in Sweden,Continued...