Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: Scholastic today released a never-before-seen video clip of
J.K. Rowling to celebrate the 15
th anniversary of the U.S. publication of
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Today is also the release date for the new trade paperback editions of all seven books in the series with new covers illustrated by #1
New York Times bestselling author/illustrator, Kazu Kibuishi.
WHERE: The video can be viewed on the company blog at
http://oomscholastic.com and downloaded at:
Fifteen years after the first U.S. publication of
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
, there are more than 150 million Harry Potter books in print in the United States alone
and the series still hits bestseller lists regularly. The seven
books are published in over 200 territories in 74 languages and have sold more than 450 million copies worldwide.
SOURCE Scholastic Inc.