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Harry Potter Limited Edition Film Book Set

Posted by: Catherine
September 10, 2012, 06:27 AM

Amazon UK has unveiled a new Harry Potter book set that details the movie-making journey. This special book set of the films will include "never-before-seen art and text" in five volumes. Also included among the new material is a replica of the set prop of the Monster Book of Monsters, and aContinued...

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Hogwarts Library Boxed Set: First Info and Look from Bloomsbury

Posted by: Edward
May 23, 2012, 05:02 PM

Bloomsbury, this morning, confirmed and released the first look at the Hogwarts Library Boxed Set we first learned about yesterday.  The books will be hardcover editions on the three previously published Hogwarts school books, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," "QuidditchContinued...

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J.K. Rowling to be Awarded Freedom of the City of London on May 8

Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 26, 2012, 10:00 AM

J.K. Rowling will receive the Freedom of the City of London on Tuesday, May 8 for her services to children's literature, according to a press release from the City of London.

The ceremony will take place at the Mansion House, the official residence of London's Lord Mayor. She willContinued...


High Res Poster for Bloomsbury Relaunch of "Fantastic Beasts" and "Quidditch Through the Ages" by J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2009, 04:09 PM

Previously we told you Bloomsbury was re-releasing Harry Schoolbooks, aka "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," and "Quidditch Through the Ages" written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling in support of the Comic Relief Charity. That relaunchContinued...

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New Cover Art for Fantastic Beasts, Quidditch Through the Ages Due July 31, 2009

Posted by: sue
April 14, 2009, 04:43 PM

Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling, has announced they are re-releasing two of the companion books this summer: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages. Due to be released July 31, 2009, you can seeContinued...


J.K. Rowling's The Tales of Beedle the Bard on Shortlist for British Book Award

Posted by: sue
March 10, 2009, 07:08 AM

The Tales of Beedle the Bard written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling have been nominated this year at the Galaxy British Book Awards.  Beedle the Bard is on the shortlist for "Children's Book of the Year," along with a few others including: Breaking Dawn by StephenieContinued...

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Video of J.K. Rowling from Beedle the Bard Launch

Posted by: Melissa
January 15, 2009, 10:20 PM

Bloomsbury (whose Beedle the Bard page is here) has updated their YouTube channel today with a video of Jo answering questions asked by children at the Beedle release party (originally reported by Leaky here), about whether her teachers knew she was a good story writer (not sure but it was her favoriteContinued...


Los Angeles Times on How to Transform Beedle the Bard Into a Film

Posted by: Melissa
December 16, 2008, 06:20 PM

Thanks to reader arkapain, for the link to this article in the Los Angeles Times on how to turn Beedle the Bard into a movie. Suggestions include turning it into Potter prequel using Dumbledore's commentary, expand "The Warlock's Hairy Heart" (and no messing with the ending!),Continued...


Beedle the Bard Becomes UK Fastest-Selling Book of Year

Posted by: sue
December 09, 2008, 04:36 PM

The Tales of Beedle the Bard have become the fastest-selling book of the year in UK. The Bookseller is reporting the new book by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling " shot straight to the top of the bestseller charts with sales of 368,000 copies in three days." The article noted that BeedleContinued...


Rumor Alert: WB Planning a "Beedle the Bard" Movie ?

Posted by: sue
December 08, 2008, 01:54 PM

Well, this didn't take long: the first rumors of a Tales of Beedle the Bard movie have hit the net. Just mere days after the release of the new book from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, CinemaBlend is reporting  that Warner Brothers has "a strong interest" in making Beedle the Bard, the MovieContinued...


Beedle the Bard Book Club Opens in Leaky Lounge

Posted by: Edward
December 05, 2008, 01:32 PM

Our Leaky Lounge has opened up a brand new book club today, just in time for the publication of The Tales of Beedle the Bard by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling.  The Beedle the Bard Book Club will be the center for fresh discussion of the fairy tales during the month of December before becoming partContinued...


Reminder: Beedle Party Tonight in NYC!

Posted by: Melissa
December 05, 2008, 10:28 AM

Quick reminder: We hope to see you tonight at our live PotterCast, in celebration of The Tales of Beedle the Bard. It is at:

Books of Wonder
18 W. 18th Street, NYC
6pm to 8pm

This will be our first live audience discussion of The Tales of Beedle the Bard. Cheryl Klein, continuity editor of the Harry PotterContinued...


JKR at Beedle Release: Locations in Harry Potter Book Not Based on Real Places

Posted by: sue
December 05, 2008, 08:18 AM

We have a couple more details (thanks to an email from an attendee) on topics discussed by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling yesterday at the release party for The Tales of Beedle the Bard. In response to a question at the event yesterday in Edinburgh, Scotland, Jo saidContinued...

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JKR/WB vs RDR Books Trial: RDR Books Withdraws Appeal

Posted by: Edward
December 04, 2008, 04:45 PM

An update comes today regarding the ongoing JKR/WB vs. RDR Books trial.  Publisher RDR Books voluntarily withdrew its appeal in the RDR Books vs. WB/JKR case concerning the publication of an unauthorized Harry Potter encyclopedia.  The publisher is working on releasing a version ofContinued...


Friday NYC Beedle Party Details: Cheryl Klein, Grandpre Artwork, Giveaway, and More!

Posted by: Melissa
December 04, 2008, 10:56 AM

We have more details for you about Friday's live PotterCast, the first live discussion of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, the latest Harry Potter-related book. It is at 6-8 p.m. at Books of Wonder in NYC.

We are happy to announce that Cheryl Klein, continuity editor ofContinued...