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Bloomsbury is the publisher of the Harry Potter series in British English, and was the first publisher out of eleven other publishers to accept J. K. Rowling's books in 1997. They are also the publisher of the series in Australian and formerly Canadian English, along with Ancient Greek, Irish, Latin and Welsh.[1] The Australian books are distributed by Allen & Unwin and the Canadian ones by Raincoast Books until 2010.

Over the last decade it has grown a lot bigger, and Bloomsbury won the Publisher of the Year in 1999 and again in 2000, primarily because of the Harry Potter series.[citation needed]

Bloomsbury maintains an official website for the Harry Potter series.

Known personnel

The 15th Anniversary Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

The 21st Birthday Celebratory Edition, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: 21 Great Bloomsbury Reads for the 21st Century

Project related individuals

Harry Potter in Bloomsbury

Main article: Cover art#British
See also: Harry Potter Competition: Celebrating 15 Years of Harry Potter Magic (Bloomsbury Publishing)

Bloomsbury's first Adult Edition Boxed Set (Books 1-4)

Harry Potter remains a popular title within Bloomsbury, in return, they've published several editions in various formats, catering readers from different demographic. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, in particular, exclusively received covers to celebrate occasions such as its 15th and 21st birthdays.

The first adult edition published by Bloomsbury only consisted the first four titles, with covers below:

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Hogwarts Express
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Flying Ford Anglia
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: A hippogriff
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: A dragon

Bloomsbury has since then published two completed adult edition sets containing all seven books.

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