Posts tagged with "Pottermore"

JK Rowling Writes 4 Short Stories About Magic In North America

JK Rowling Writes 4 Short Stories About Magic In North America
EW has revealed via a lavish video that JK Rowling has written four new short stories for Pottermore exploring the history of magic in North America to set the scene for the forthcoming Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them movie. The topics set to be discussed in the stories include: he wizard school of the United States, Ilvermorny; Skin-walkers, a Native American legend; The Salem witch trials, a formative event for the country’s national... 

Bloomsbury reveals final four Harry Potter jackets from Jonny Duddle‏

Bloomsbury reveals final four Harry Potter jackets from Jonny Duddle‏
Continuing the phenomenal success of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books, Bloomsbury will be bringing the series to a whole new generation later this year with all new illustrations and content. Award-winning artist Jonny Duddle has brought his own unique style to the covers, capturing some of the most exciting and important moments from the books. Whether it be Harry, Dumbledore or Voldemort, these are characters we all know so well and, as with... 

Magical New Writings from Rowling Reveal Grown-Up Potter

Magical New Writings from Rowling Reveal Grown-Up Potter
Since J.K Rowling finished writing her bestselling Harry Potter series, she has been keeping us interested in the magical world through short stories published on Pottermore, the interactive website based on the books. A new piece has just been published, giving us a glance at a now 33-year-old Harry, along with fellow Hogwarts students, Dumbledore’s Army members and best friends Ron, Hermione, Neville and Luna at the final of the Quidditch... 

New children’s editions of Harry Potter to be released

New children’s editions of Harry Potter to be released
Bloomsbury Children’s Books have announced new editions of all seven Harry Potter books to be released on 1st September 2014. Not only will the books feature covers by award-winning artist Jonny Duddle, but also include an updated author biography, as well as highlights from Pottermore, the digital platform for Harry Potter. Pottermore will also publish the eBook editions at the same time. Reset for a child-friendly reading experience for... 

J.K. Rowling Publishes History of the Quidditch World Cup, Part 1 Online

J.K. Rowling Publishes History of the Quidditch World Cup, Part 1 Online
Having now finished writing The History of the Quidditch World Cup, J.K. Rowling has today published the first half of the book online for free. The second half will also be made available next week. The new content has been published on Rowling’s official Harry Potter digital platform Pottermore, and is one of the longest pieces of original content to have been posted on the site. According to Deadline, Part One of The History of the Quidditch... 

New Harry Potter Movies to Venture into J.K Rowling’s Wizarding World

New Harry Potter Movies to Venture into J.K Rowling’s Wizarding World
Recently it seemed as though the next time fans of the Harry Potter books and films would be able to revisit his magical world on the big screen would be in a franchise reboot at some point in years to come. But, in a surprise press release today Warner Brothers Entertainment‘s Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tsujihara announced plans for a new movie series exploring other corners of the wizarding world! The first of these pictures, Fantastic... 

Pottermore: Bringing the World of Harry Potter to the “Digital Generation”

Pottermore: Bringing the World of Harry Potter to the “Digital Generation”
So, you’ve heard all the hyp around it, and today JK Rowling‘s new website ‘Pottermore‘ finally came live… sort of. The website is now under the guise of a Hogwarts classroom with a desk, chair and of course, an owl. But Fans won’t be able to fully interact with the site until October (however, a few lucky fans will be able to access the site from July 31st). JK Rowling’s announcement can be viewed here: The... 

What is Pottermore?

What is Pottermore?
So you’re getting teary in the knowledge that Harry Potter is coming to an end with the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 next month. Well it just so happens that this isn’t the end. A mysterious new website called pottermore.com has just been launched by J.K. Rowling. For the moment, it’s all speculation, since nobody knows what Pottermore is. Rowling’s spokeswoman, Rebecca Salt revealed that it is, “not a new book”... 
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