Museum competition marks illustrated Harry Potter launch

Bloomsbury Children’s Books is celebrating the release of the illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with a new competition, launched in association with children’s charity Kids in Museums. The Harry Potter Spotter competition marks the release of the first illustrated Harry Potter novel, with the original text by J K Rowling and illustrations by Jim Kay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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