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Exclusive opportunity to meet Jim Kay and the Illustrated Harry Potter

Bloomsbury Children’s Books invite librarians to a very special event.

To celebrate the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Illustrated Edition they would like to invite you to come and meet award-winning author Jim Kay who was particularly keen to do an event for librarians because of his huge sHP Illustrated Coverupport for libraries.

Jim will be in conversation talking about what is was like to bring J.K. Rowling’s much-loved world to life. He’ll talk about his inspiration, favourite images and much more.

The event is on Thursday 8th October at 7:00pm and will be held at the Bloomsbury offices (50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP).

Spaces are limited to 50 for this event so do please rsvp to Katrina Northern – katrina.northern@bloomsbury.com – to secure your place. Spots will be taken on a first come first served basis.

Wine and nibbles will be provided and the book will be available for the special event price of £20. Jim Kay will sign copies of the book at the end of the event.

Published globally on 6th October 2015, this will be the first fully illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s original Harry Potter novel. The hardback edition will include ribbon marker, head and tail bands, illustrated endpapers and colour on every spread. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Illustrated Edition will be published in more than twenty-one languages around the world. All co-editions will include Jim Kay’s stunning artwork and join the UK and the US in bringing this edition of the book to life. It is set to be the landmark publishing event of 2015.

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