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Inside the New Illustrated Edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ From MinaLima!

Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Cover Artists, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Potter News, Scholastic

The Wizarding World team released a first look inside the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone from renowned design team MinaLima yesterday. The duo created the graphic design seen in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and brings their trademark stylistic flair to this magical edition set to release Oct. …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!

“Back to Hogwarts” News: MinaLima Prints, a Re-Imagined Sorting Ceremony and Magic at King’s Cross Attract Muggle Attention!

Sep 04, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movies, News, Potter News, Scholastic, Wizard Rock

Any good witch or wizard knows the best day of the year is actually Sept. 1, the day one goes “back to Hogwarts,” either in spirit or as a student. And there was definitely magic in the air on Sunday, as large, festive crowds gathered draped in robes and house scarves, excitement buzzing through them …read more!

SDCC 2019 Day One: Panels and Announcements From ‘His Dark Materials,’ ‘Cursed Child’ and Hero Collector!

Jul 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Books, Books - Release Dates, Conventions, Cover Art, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, McCrory, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Products, Scholastic, Television Programmes

Welcome to day one of the con of all cons, Potter fans! San Diego Comic-Con 2019 got off to a cracking start on Thursday, July 18. And though Leaky correspondents were not yet on site, we’ve put together a recap of the day’s events and announcements for the fandom members who couldn’t make it. The …read more!

Scholastic Reveals ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Behind-The-Scenes Book!

Jul 18, 2019

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Books, Books - Release Dates, Broadway, Conventions, Crew Interviews, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, News, Paperbacks, Potter News, Products, Publishers, Scholastic, Theater, Titles, West End

Scholastic has revealed the cover art for upcoming book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey: Behind the Scenes of the Award- Winning Stage Production. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been an award winning, record-breaking, production since it’s premier in London’s Palace Theatre on 30th July 2016. Written by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack …read more!

Jim Kay Begins Drafting “Order of the Phoenix” Illustrated Edition!

Jul 12, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Art, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, News, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Titles

Jim Kay has officially begun work on the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and that’s good news that would make even Madam Pince rejoice! After previously announcing on his website Creepy Scrawlers Ltd. about the completion of his work on Goblet of Fire, Kay went on to inform readers that he aims to …read more!

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” Tips, Tricks & First Real-World Fan Festival

Jun 28, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Fans, Games, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Interactive, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Products, Scholastic, Tech

It’s been quite a busy week since the call to arms for the S.O.S. Task Force united witches and wizards around the globe over Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Developed by Niantic (the creators of Pokémon Go) and Portkey Games, the mobile augmented reality game has us brushing up on our flipendos and stuffing our faces on …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!

Year In Review: Wizarding World Takes On Stage & Screen, Park & Page, Tech & Tour

Dec 30, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Anthony Boyle, Audio Books, Book Awards, Burke, Celebration of Harry Potter, Charity, Companion Books, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf, Events, Fandom, Fantastic Beasts, Felton, Films, Fogler, Grainger, Grint, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter Book Night, Harry, A History, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jodorowsky, Kravitz, Law, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Lewis, Lumos, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, Music, News, Noma Dumezweni, Oldman, Phelps, PotterCast, Products, Quidditch Through the Ages, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Sales, Scholastic, SetReports, Sudol, Tales of Beedle the Bard, Tech, Television Programmes, Tena, Theater, Theme Park, Toys, Video Games, Warner Bros., Waterston, Watson, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

With a decade anniversary, a Broadway opening, a game release, a new novel, and a movie premiere, years don’t get too much more magical than 2018 for fans of J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World. When we took a look back at the past twelve months of news, we honestly wondered how Leaky covered each …read more!

Magical Milestones: Celebrating J.K. Rowling & Harry Potter’s Birthdays!

Jul 31, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Today marks the birthdays of J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, and to celebrate we’re bringing you a magical timeline of milestone events in the history of Harry Potter, all the way from 1996 to 2018. Throughout the timeline you’ll find interviews with J.K. Rowling, book releases, film premieres, the days we found out Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts …read more!



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