Harry Potter magic continues at Bloomsbury as sales grow

Magician series among children’s books boosting revenue at publishing house, with pre-tax profits at £1.9m Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has reported a jump in half-year sales after a strong performance from educational and children’s books. Sales were up 11.6% to £52.7m in the six months to the end of August compared with the same period a year ago. The educational and children’s arm boosted sales by 45%. The publisher said revenues of £16.3m in the division were helped by books such as Paper Towns by John Green and new editions of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. Related: New Harry Potter illustrated editions spell rising sales for Bloomsbury Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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