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Book With New Manuscripts and Sketches By J.K. Rowling to Be Launched in October

Along with the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibit at the British Library, England’s publisher of the Harry Potter series, Bloomsbury, announced a new book with files about J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, including never-seen-before manuscripts and sketches by the author and illustrations by Jim Kay, the responsible for the book’s illustrated editions.

The work, which is to be published in hardback under the title Harry Potter – A History of Magic (256 pages), and in paperback as Harry Potter – A Journey Through  A History of Magic (144 pages), will also count with inspiring artefacts of the British Library, as well as essays by experts and personalities, including Steve Klobes, screenwriter for 7 out of the 8 Harry Potter films and producer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

The book will reach the shelves on October 20th, as part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone‘s publication. Pre-sale is already available on the publisher’s website for £12,99 (paperback) and ‎£30 (hardback).

You can find the content’s full summary at the Bloomsbury website.

News translated to English by Beatriz