Bookshops weave some magic to mark Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary

Bookshops around the country are unveiling a host of magical events — including Quidditch Pong, Harry Potter Bingo and Horcrux hunts—to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter's 20th anniversary to be marked by London Book & Screen Week

A Soho awards night with David Nicholls and a "very special" Harry Potter screening at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London lead the "eclectic" line-up of this year’s London Book & Screen Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Warner Bros celebrates Harry Potter's 20th anniversary with illuminated wands

The installation marks the 20th anniversary of the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Continue reading at Media Week

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Harry Potter publisher says Covid has weaved magic over book sales

After shaky start in lockdown, Bloomsbury sales soar as people pick books over box setsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Harry Potter publisher, Bloomsbury, has reported its most profitable first half in more than a decade, after a nation tiring of box sets fuelled... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bookshops, libraries and schools ready Harry Potter 20th birthday celebrations

Bookshops, libraries and schools are preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with quizzes, events and an attempt to break a world record. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury launches 20th Harry Potter anniversary editions

Bloomsbury will publish new editions of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone this June to celebrate the book’s 20th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harry Potter's 20th birthday to be marked with British Library show

Twenty years after the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 2017 show promises ‘a journey to the heart’ of JK Rowling’s storiesIdeally positioned in King’s Cross, just a stone’s throw from the mythical beginning of the journey to Hogwarts on Platform 9 3/4, the British... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Harry Potter's magic: Documentary looks at 20 years since the boy who lived revived magic

In the 20 years since Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone – the first novel in JK Rowling's global publishing phenomenon – was released, the bespectacled boy wizard has achieved many, many revolutionary things. Most importantly, he has transformed children's passion for reading – and... Continue reading at Stuff

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Bloomsbury unveils Harry Potter 25th anniversary plans

Bloomsbury has announced plans for a year-long campaign celebrating the 25th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J K Rowling in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The magic question: can a Harry Potter TV show work?

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'We haven't seen anything like it since Harry Potter': UK bookshops report record week

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A Magic Beyond: A Guide To Harry Potter Music

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50+ of the Most Magical DIY Harry Potter Crafts

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Harry Potter banned in Catholic school after exorcists advise its dark magic is real.

J. K. Rowling’s beloved Harry Potter series is once again in the news after it was banned by the St. Edward Catholic School in Tennessee. The epic fantasy series focused on young wizard Harry Potter who battles against the forces of evil is, allegedly, not fantasy enough. Reverend Dan Reehil... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hey Harry Potter fans, the magical Vans sneakers you’ve been waiting for are here

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Harry Potter’s magical moving portraits could become a reality thanks to Samsung’s AI

No invitation to Hogwarts required. When Harry Potter first comes to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he is stunned to see the portraits that line the school’s storied stone walls move and talk. Thanks to artificial intelligence, that just might be a reality some day.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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