Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 2 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two in 1st Two Days
New York, NY (August 3, 2016) -- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U.S. and Canada by Scholastic, hit bookstores nationwide at 12:01 a.m. on July 31, 2016. Retailer reports estimate that Scholastic has sold more than 2 million copies in North America in the first two days of sales, unprecedented for a script book.
Flash Mob of Harry Potter Fans – "Muggle Mob" – Stops Traffic at Scholastic Headquarters in New York City
Scholastic is pleased to announce the publication of a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in 2017. Publishing on March 14, 2017, the book will contain a new foreword from J.K. Rowling, a new cover design and original illustrations and doodles by J.K. Rowling throughout. Originally released in paperback by Scholastic in 2001, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by fictitious author Newt Scamander (a character from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World), was published to benefit Comic Relief, a U.K.-based charity organization.
Character Portraits From the Forthcoming Stage Production of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" Released
Scholastic to Publish J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Screenplay in the US and Canada on Nov. 19, 2016
(New York, NY – April 26, 2016) Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, announced today that it will publish the screenplay of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the United States and Canada on November 19, 2016. Returning to her wizarding world, the all-new adventure film, which will release November 18, 2016, marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books.
Scholastic Releases Cover of Upcoming Illustrated Edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
New York, NY – March 30, 2016 – Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today for the first time released the cover image of the fully illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s bestselling Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Illustrated by award-winning artist, Jim Kay, the cover shows Harry Potter flying towards The Burrow in the Ford Anglia and is available for download at http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/harrypotter.
Scholastic & Warner Bros. Announce Global Licensed Publishing Program for the Harry Potter™ & "Fantastic Beasts" Films
Warner Bros. Consumer Products Announces Global Publishing Partners for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"
(March 22, 2016 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today a slate of new publishing partners signed on to support Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated return to J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The big-screen adventure was written by J.K. Rowling and stars Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything). Licensing partners set to publish book programs inspired by the film and its sequels, include Scholastic, HarperCollins, and Insight Editions.
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Parts I & II to be Published in Print by Scholastic in the United States & Canada on July 31
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD PARTS I & II TO BE PUBLISHED IN PRINT BY SCHOLASTIC IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA AT 12:01 A.M. ON JULY 31, 2016
New Podcast Series, “Scholastic Reads,” Launches Today With Behind-the-Scenes Stories About the Harry Potter Series