Harry Potter novels now available on Apple's iBooks

Apple has announced that enhanced editions of all seven books in J K Rowling’s Harry Potter series are exclusively available on the iBooks store. Until now, the Harry Potter digital books have only been available through the Pottermore Shop. The digital books, which can be read on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac, feature the original text, interactive animations and artwork, as well as annotations to the text by Rowling. Readers can also choose their own customised titles and typography. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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