"Harry Potter" covers get new look - Photo 1 - Pictures - CBS NewsRowling and the seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter series. The book was released on 21 July , ending the series that began in with the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The novel chronicles the events directly following Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and the final confrontation between the wizards Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort. Deathly Hallows shattered sales records upon release, surpassing marks set by previous titles of the Harry Potter series. It holds the Guinness World Record for most novels sold within 24 hours of release, with 8. Throughout the six previous novels in the series , the main character Harry Potter has struggled with the difficulties of adolescence along with being famous as the only person ever to survive the Killing Curse , Avada Kedavra. What the wizarding community found most impressive, was that he was just a baby when this curse was inflicted The curse was cast by the evil Tom Riddle , better known as Lord Voldemort , a powerful evil wizard, who had murdered Harry's parents and attempted to kill Harry as a baby, in the belief this would frustrate a prophecy that Harry would become his equal.
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Real talk: I love the new covers. I even like the new title font. These covers remind me a bit of The Magic Tree House books. For a quick refresher course, here are the other new covers that recently came out from Scholastic. I love these covers, too. I cannot decide which set is more gorgeous.
Posted on Wednesday, March 28th, by Peter Sciretta. The cover art for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has been revealed, and it gives us some clues into the plot of the final book:.
Since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in , many publishers have created new editions of each book with new cover art provided by various illustrators. Bloomsbury is the British publication that has created both adult and children's covers. The adult edition usually depicts an object or place that plays a key part in the plot while the children's one features a major event in the book. Bloomsbury have commissioned many illustrators to design the cover. In , they had woodcut artist Andrew Davidson create new cover art for the paperback adult edition.