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First printing of 12 million for final Potter book

Submitted by Blake on Mon, 04/16/2007 - 14:52

News: The final Harry Potter book by J.K. Rowling will have a record breaking, back-breaking first printing of 12 million copies, Scholastic, Inc., announced.

And, for those who somehow don't know about Potter 7, Scholastic also plans a multimillion-dollar marketing campaign in support of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, which comes out July 21.

37 Libraries To Host Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Knight Bus Tour

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 04/11/2007 - 15:07

37 Lucky Libraries Across the Country To Host the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Knight Bus Tour: Scholastic, the global
children's publishing, education and media company, announced today the 37
library tour schedule for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Knight
Bus Tour. The Knight Bus, based on the unique triple-decker bus described
in the Harry Potter books, will launch on June 1, 2007 from New York City

Final Harry Potter Book's Cover Unveiled

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 03/29/2007 - 12:20

Search-Engines writes "picture shows a dramatic gold and orange sky and a teenage boy in glasses reaching upward? It's the cover to the seventh and final Harry Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," coming out July 21. As always, the cover was designed by illustrator Mary GrandPre, U.S. publisher Scholastic, Inc., announced Wednesday Yahoo News Is One Place To See It"

Potter author sues eBay over pirated books

Submitted by Blake on Mon, 02/26/2007 - 15:13

Potter author sues eBay over pirate booksIn fiction his enemies are evil wizards and magical beasts, but Harry Potter's latest adversary is a real corporation with a turnover of more than $2 billion.

J. K. Rowling, Harry's creator, is suing the online auction hosting service eBay after unscrupulous sellers used the Indian version of the website to sell unauthorised versions of her books.

Library begins Potter waiting list

Submitted by Blake on Sat, 02/10/2007 - 22:45

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" doesn't hit bookshelves for five months, but many local libraries already have begun a waiting list.

Act fast and you might not have to wait long if you don't want to buy.

The Clark County Public Library is nearing 40 holds.

"It will build as it gets closer to the date in the summer," spokeswoman Allison Peck said.