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Beautiful Thai ‘Harry Potter’ 20th Anniversary Edition Covers Revealed!

Apr 06, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Books, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, News, Paperbacks, Publishers, Translations

New 20th Anniversary cover editions are now available to preorder via Nanmeebooks. These Thai editions are absolutely glorious, so we wanted to show them off! The covers are incredibly detailed. With cover artwork by artist Apolar, who said this is “a dream come true” via their Facebook page. Preorder via Thai booksellers Nanmeebooks at this link early to get …read more!

You can now add Yiddish to the languages into which the Harry Potter books have been translated

Feb 11, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Publishers, Translations

As reported in Jewish newspaper The Forward, the First Edition of the Yiddish translation of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, comprising 1,000 copies, sold out within two days of publication, with orders coming in from the United States, Israel, Poland, Sweden, Morocco, Australia, and China.  1,000 copies may not sound like very many, given the typical …read more!

Translated Selections from Harry Potter Novels Released Online

Nov 29, 2011

Posted by: EdwardTLC


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 and Potter-fans alike, the resource “will feature images from international dust jackets and audio files with selections …read more!

Report from Harry Potter Translator Conference in France

Sep 15, 2009

Posted by: SueTLC


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 professors and several of the translators of the novels. …read more!

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