Celebrate 20 Years of HARRY POTTER with Gorgeous New Book Covers

11 April, 2018, 16:59 | Author: Rachel Mcdaniel
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter is celebrating 20 years this September, and as part of a year-long celebration, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books have released a new set of handsome collectible covers. Download the cover images HERE.

For the 20th anniversary of J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking young-adult fantasy series this year, a special reissue will feature new covers designed by illustrator Brian Selznick, author of "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" and "Wonderstruck". Selznick favors an antique black-and-white style, and the jacket designs for the books continue that theme. When placed side-by-side, the seven new covers make a mural bursting with your favorite characters and other details from the books.

The seven black and white covers all link together through the illustration of a woven snake to become one awesome piece of art.

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The first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone gave us a glimpse in the life of orphaned young Harry, discovering his magical abilities and adventures in Hogwarts. "It took dozens and dozens of sketches to get it right, and I am thrilled to share my great love for the books with these new illustrations".

The new 20th anniversary editions of the Harry Potter series will be available starting June 26. The series has now sold more than 180 million copies in the United States, and more than 500 million worldwide.

"Twenty years ago we introduced American readers to J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, and for this anniversary moment we want to celebrate just how vital and relevant her storytelling is still today", Levine said.

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