British author and screenwriter J.K. Rowling. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

J.K. Rowling will release 4 Harry Potter e-books this summer

June 02nd, 2019

Pottermore Publishing is launching a new series of nonfiction Harry Potter e-books on June 27.

The collection will explore “traditional folklore and magic at the heart of the ‘Harry Potter’ series.”

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British author and screenwriter J.K. Rowling. Image: AFP/Tolga Akmen

Each title will revolve around a specific magic class that Harry, Hermione and Ron took while at Hogwarts — such as Charms, Defense Against the Dark Arts and Care of Magical Creatures.

The e-books have been adapted from companion books that accompanied the exhibition “Harry Potter: A History of Magic”, on show from October 2017 to February 2018 at the British Library.

The new book collection will also feature J.K. Rowling’s manuscript pages, notes and sketches. It has been illustrated by London-based artist Rohan Daniel Eason.

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Ever wondered where magic really came from? Introducing the Harry Potter: A Journey Through… non-fiction eBook shorts, adapted from the audiobook Harry Potter: A History of Magic and inspired by the @britishlibrary exhibition of the same name. Swipe to see all four titles in the series, and head to the link in our bio to find out more (including release dates!)

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The first two books, entitled “A Journey Through Charms and Defense Against the Dark Arts” and “A Journey Through Potions and Herbology”, will be released on June 27.

The remaining two — “A Journey Through Divination and Astronomy” and “A Journey Through Care of Magical Creatures” — will be released a few months later.

All four books will be published in English, French, Italian and German.

They are already available for pre-order on several sites, such as Amazon and Apple. RGA/JB


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