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New images from Bloomsbury’s illustrated ‘The Tales of Beedle the Bard’, launch events with Chris Riddell New images from Bloomsbury’s illustrated ‘The Tales of Beedle the Bard’, launch events with Chris Riddell

Bloomsbury have kindly let us know that Chris Riddell, illustrator of the new UK edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, will be signing copies of the book and participating in a number of launch events next month. Check out some gorgeous new illustrations from the book below:

Scholastic to publish ‘The Tales of Beedle the Bard’ illustrated edition Scholastic to publish ‘The Tales of Beedle the Bard’ illustrated edition

Following UK publisher Bloomsbury’s reveal of the artwork for The Tales of Beedle the Bard illustrated edition, Scholastic has revealed the artwork for the US edition. The US edition, illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger, will be available in October.

Bloosmbury reveals cover for new illustrated edition of ‘The Tales of Beedle the Bard’ Bloosmbury reveals cover for new illustrated edition of ‘The Tales of Beedle the Bard’

UK publisher Bloomsbury today revealed the cover artwork for the new illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The new edition is illustrated by Chris Riddell, and will be available in October.

Bloomsbury Children’s Books today reveals the cover of the full-colour Illustrated Edition of J.K. Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard illustrated by Chris Riddell. The cover brings together some of the main characters from the five wizarding fairytales in the book, including Babbitty Rabbitty and the Hopping Pot. Much loved by generations of witches and wizards since they first appeared in the fifteenth century, this beautifully illustrated edition is set to become a firm favourite at bedtime in non-magical households the world over.

Publishing on 2nd October 2018, The Tales of Beedle the Bard Illustrated Edition features show-stopping illustrations for all five tales and Dumbledore’s accompanying notes. Chris Riddell, three times winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, bestselling author and former Children’s Laureate, brings J.K. Rowling’s text to life with beautiful ink and watercolour artwork.

Proceeds from the sale of this edition will go to J.K. Rowling’s own international charity Lumos, which helps some of the world’s most vulnerable children and young people to have a better life.

J. K. Rowling nominated for Glamour award J. K. Rowling nominated for Glamour award

jkr1J. K. Rowling is a nominee in Glamour magazine’s “Women of the Year” awards under the “writer” category for The Tales of Beedle the Bard. Her competition includes Julie Walters (“Molly Weasley”) and Dawn French (“the Fat Lady”). You can vote for her here.

Winners will be announced June 2, 2009.

Vote for J. K. Rowling at Galaxy British Book Awards Vote for J. K. Rowling at Galaxy British Book Awards

jkrJ. K. Rowling’s book The Tales of Beedle the Bard has been shortlisted for the W. H. Smith Children’s Book Of The Year award at the Galaxy British Book awards. Also shortlisted is Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) for best biography of the year. You may vote here starting today.

Contest to win rare edition of ‘Beedle the Bard’ Contest to win rare edition of ‘Beedle the Bard’

bardAbe Books has announced a contest to win a rare collector’s edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, currently worth $100 USD. Also up for grabs is a copy of the auction catalog for Beedle the Bard‘s hand-written edition from December 2007.

To be eligible, Harry Potter fans must submit an entry form and answer the provided trivia question on the Abe Books website. Contest rules apply. Good luck!

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