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Year In Review 2019: From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Wizarding World’ – Entering A New Era

Dec 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Branagh, Broadbent, Broadway, Burke, Charity, Coltrane, Composers, Conventions, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Coulson, Cover Art, Davis, de la Tour, Depp, Doyle, Enoch, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fogler, Gambon, Gleeson, Grainger, Grint, Harris, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Herdman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Hurt, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Kravitz, Law, Leaky, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Leung, Lewis, Lumos, Margoyles, McCrory, Melling, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, News, Oldman, OotP Film, Pattinson, Phelps, PotterCast, Pottermore, Puffs, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Richardson, Rickman, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Studio Tour, Sudol, Tavare, Tena, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Thewlis, Thomas, Thompson, Toys, Video Games, Walters, Warner Bros., Waterson, Watson, WB Shop, West End, Williams, Williams, Wizard Rock, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

We’ve come to the end of 2019, and our review is as full of flavour as a box of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, regardless of there being no big Wizarding World film or book release this year! The Leaky Cauldron are celebrating a little differently this year, with The Golden Cauldron Awards being our way …read more!

Jim Kay talks drawing magic from nature with the New York Times

Nov 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Jim Kay, News

We originally got to know artist Jim Kay’s work when he was chosen by J.K. Rowling to provide the illustrations for a new edition of the Harry Potter series.  This lavishly illustrated edition will be available in over 20 languages using the same art.  The first book in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was …read more!

Bloomsbury Celebrates ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition Release With Jim Kay Tour!

Sep 23, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Release Parties

Bloomsbury will celebrate the release of the highly-anticipated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition with an October tour featuring illustrator Jim Kay! The date of the first “An Evening with Jim Kay” event coincides with the release of the book on Oct. 8, 2019 and will be held at Central Library in St. …read more!

First Look at Beauxbatons and Durmstrang in Illustrated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Sep 10, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Info, Jim Kay, News, Paperbacks, Products, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Tales of Beedle the Bard

Making quite the entrance, as ever, first looks at Jim Kay’s illustrations of the arrival of Beauxbatons Academy of Magic and Durmstrang Institute were tweeted this week by Pottermore and Harry Potter Film. Set to appear in the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, hitting shelves Oct. 8, the eagerly-awaited book is available …read more!

Bloomsbury Announces Deluxe Edition of Illustrated ‘Goblet of Fire’!

May 22, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Cover Art, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News

Bloomsbury announced that a deluxe edition of Jim Kay’s long-awaited illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire will be released alongside the standard illustrated edition, and both are available for pre-order now! Both editions will also be available in stores Oct. 8. The special deluxe edition hardback will feature a gorgeous green …read more!

Cover Art Unveiled for ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition!

Mar 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Cover Art, Fandom, Fans, Galleries (Site), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Publishers, Scholastic

The cover art for the highly-anticipated hardback illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire released today, and it is every bit as charming as the first three editions by renowned illustrator Jim Kay, teasing, from the first glance, all the full-color magic to be discovered in the pages therein. And not only …read more!

Galloping gargoyles! It’s already time for Harry Potter book night 2019!

Jan 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Contests, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Events, Fan Events, Fun, Jim Kay, News, Rankin

Seems like we were just writing about last year’s Harry Potter Book Night.  How did the year fly by so quickly?  It must have been the excitement of the release of Crimes of Grindelwald and a new Cormoran Strike mystery that kept us busy.  Have you begun revising for your O.W.L.s yet?  Not too soon …read more!

Bloomsbury Announces Release Date For Illustrated ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’!

Jan 11, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News

Bloomsbury announced the release date for the long-awaited Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition, and the book, illustrated by Jim Kay, is now available for pre-order in advance of its Oct. 8, 2019 publication! Kay also illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry …read more!

Leaky’s ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ NYC Review!

Oct 07, 2018

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo

Books, Cover Artists, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Review

In October 2017, Harry Potter: A History of Magic opened at the British Library in London. Less than a year later, the exhibit has travelled overseas to New York City, and today, the American exhibit is open to the public! Leaky was invited to tour the exhibit at the New York Historical Society, and boy …read more!

“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part Two: Bubotuber Pus and the Doctrine of Signatures

Oct 06, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Books, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News

Harry Potter: A History of Magic is now open at the New York Historical Society. Though the New York City exhibition contains different elements (Brian Selznick’s 20th anniversary illustrations for Scholastic and Mary Grandpré’s cover art, for example), it gives the same profound revelations of the mythology, lore and history which inspired J.K. Rowling when writing Harry Potter, and …read more!



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