Bloomsbury and Scholastic, the english language publishers of the Harry Potter books, released today another look at the first ever Sorcerer’s Stone fully illustrated edition.

The illustration by Jim Kay shows the front of Flourish & Blotts, which, as you may remember, is the bookshop on Diagon Alley where Harry buys his school books. The image appears on the front of Bloomsbury Children’s Books New Titles catalogue (Jul-Dec 2015) and is part of a larger illustration of Diagon Alley that will appear in the finished book.

Flourish & Blotts - Jim Kay RGB

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Illustrated Edition will be published globally on 6th October 2015. It will be the first fully illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s first Harry Potter novel, and the current plan is to keep releasing the rest book in the series as illustrated editions, one year apart from one another.

The hardback edition will include ribbon marker, head and tail bands, illustrated endpapers and artwork on every spread. Many of the original Harry Potter publishers around the globe will be joining the UK and the US in bringing this illustrated edition to life.

You can check out the first look at how Hermione, Ron, Draco and Hagrid will look in this edition here.

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