Harry Potter Book Day returns on Thursday 12th October 2023, giving Wizarding World fans around the world the chance to celebrate J.K. Rowling’s iconic series with events, parties and other festivities.
Previously titled Harry Potter Book Night, Bloomsbury’s global celebration is now even more inclusive for fans of all ages – whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, you can celebrate at whatever time of the day, or night, suits you!
The theme for this year is MAGICAL PLACES. From platform nine and three-quarters to Hogsmeade, The Burrow to the Ministry of Magic, there’s a whole wizarding world to explore!
Ahead of Harry Potter Book Day 2023, we’ve rounded up a selection of our favourite Wizarding World book-themed gifts, perfect for celebrating the big day!
Having illustrated the new artwork for Harry Potter Book Day, as seen above, artist Jonny Duddle is veery much the illustrator face of this year’s event, so what better way to start than with Harry Potter: The Complete Collection!
This magical boxed-set of J.K. Rowling‘s classic series celebrates 25 years of Harry Potter’s spellbinding adventures, and is beautifully illustrated by Jonny Duddle, with the books presented in a gorgeous slipcase featuring Hogwarts.
If you are new to the series or simply want a lovely edition of the complete series, this is certainly one to pick up ahead of Harry Potter Book Day!
Creatively reimagined and filled with magical delights, this stunning deluxe edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is brought fully to life by MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphic props of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: MinaLima Edition features more than 150 brilliant illustrations, eight interactive paper-engineered elements, and playful design details on every page.
Experience the immersive magic of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and discover the wizarding tale as never before with this richly illustrated adaptation of Harry’s first adventure.
It was one of the biggest and most eagerly anticipated video games in years and, thankfully, the final result more than lived up to the epic hype. Now, fans can delve behind the scenes and learn the secrets of the making of this groundbreaking Wizarding World video game with The Art and Making of Hogwarts Legacy.
The book takes readers on a journey through the creation of the immersive, open-world action RPG set in the world first introduced in the Harry Potter books and the films. Go beyond the game via exclusive interviews with the development team, stunning concept sketches, renders and illustrations to really explore the creation of this unique take on a beloved world.
The Art and Making of Hogwarts Legacy includes many never-before-seen pieces of beautiful concept art used to craft compelling wizarding world locations, as well as offering an in-depth look at the compelling characters, detailed environments and amazing magic system that bring Hogwarts Legacy to life.
Filled with behind-the-scenes fun facts and information about the game-making process, from crafting the setting to developing the gameplay – see the incredible work and talent that go into creating such an immersive gaming experience.
In this comprehensive new activity book from Titan Books, Harry Potter fans can bring the study of Herbology into their own homes and gardens with 25+ projects, gardening tips, Wizarding World-inspired terrarium ideas, and enchanting uses for a wide range of everyday plants.
From Mandrakes to Dirigible Plums, from the Devil’s Snare to the Venomous Tentacula, the Harry Potter films are filled with colourful enchanting plant life. Now, you can bring the magic of the wizarding world into your own home and garden, with this beautiful, one-of-a-kind guidebook.
Alongside the projects are step-by-step instructions and full-colour photos to ensure success, as well as behind-the-scenes facts, concept art, and film stills showcasing how plants from the wizarding world were brought to life onscreen for the Harry Potter films.
Practical and unique, Herbology Magic is the perfect guide for gardeners and wizarding world fans alike.
Published just in time for Harry Potter Book Day 2023, The Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac is the ultimate, illustrated compendium of wizarding lists, charts, maps and all things magical, making it an absolute must have book for all Wizarding World fans.
Discover magical places, study wand-lore, encounter fantastic beasts and find out about the witches and wizards who lived in the only official companion to the Harry Potter stories.
This dazzling gift book brings together beloved characters, unforgettable moments and iconic locations from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone all the way through to The Deathly Hallows. Filled with facts and fun about the Wizarding World, this ultimate magical miscellany is beautifully illustrated throughout in full colour by seven stunning artists and tingling with things to spot on every page.
From incredible cross-sections to magical maps and ingenious lists, lose yourself exploring Hogwarts and beyond.
Another essential collector’s item for Harry Potter fanatics, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes: Artifacts from the Wizarding World is an interactive portfolio book bursting with more than a dozen exclusive collectible stickers, cards, patches, and postcards, making the next best thing to visiting Fred and George Weasley’s Diagon Alley shop in person!
Discover the secrets behind the Skiving Snackbox, Repeating Rabbits, Bang Bang Boggart Bangers, and other props seen in the films with this exclusive collection of over a dozen authentic prop facsimiles, artifacts, stickers, and stationery inspired by Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes.
Filled with facts and photos, fans will learn about the comedic side of the Wizarding World, relive moments from the films, and delve into the behind-the-scenes magic that brought Harry Potter to life on the big screen.
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