Bloomsbury Publishing Announces New Full-Color Editions Of Harry Potter

Potterites everywhere. You now know what you want for Christmas.


Clare Sidoti
Managing Editor

You can never have too many different releases of the Harry Potter series. At least, that is what Bloomsbury is hoping, as they have announced that all seven of the Harry Potter books are to be released in full-colour editions for the first time.

Bloomsbury Publishing announced this morning that award-winning artist, Jim Kay illustrated the editions. Kay was the 2012 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal for his illustrations in Patrick Ness’, A Monster Calls.

Though the first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will not be published until September 2015 (with each new book appearing annually), fans were given a sneak peek at what they can expect from the artist with the release of a drawing of Harry Potter himself.

Along with the book’s illustrations, Kay will also be designing the book jacket images for each book.

Speaking of his new commission

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About Julian Munds

I possess a degree in Theatre and Drama from the University of Toronto. I own my own theatre company called Snobbish Theatre. We focus our work on new versions of classics.

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