Harry Potter books to be auctioned on December 15!

On December 15, Sotheby’s is to hold an auction entitled English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations. Amongst the items to be sold are a few Rowling-related ones. One of the main books to be auctioned is a first edition of the deluxe version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone as illustrated by Jim Kay…

Harry Potter Book Night: A Night of Spells

We already knew Harry Potter Book Night 2016 would take place on Thursday February 4th. Today, Bloomsbury announced the theme of the event: A Night of Spells. Here is the press release: Whether it is the disarming Expelliarmus or the dreaded Avada Kedavra, spells are at the very heart of all of the Harry Potter…

Happy anniversary The Birthday Book!

Today marks the 7th anniversary of The Birthday Book. It was first published on November 6, 2008. The book includes an extract from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows along with an introduction by J.K. Rowling and illustrations by Quentin Blake. Happy anniversary! It also marks the 5th anniversary of the Hardback Signature Edition. All seven…