There will be four new Harry Potter e-books released on June 27.

The books are said to offer fans the chance to delve deeper into the rich history of magic’. The non-fiction short stories, all called ‘Harry Potter: A Journey Through…’ have been adapted from the audiobook Harry Potter: A History of Magic, which was inspired by the British Library exhibition. They are not written by J,K Rowling.

The bitesize ebooks, which are being launched by Pottermore Publishing, will be themed around the lessons Harry and his friends undertook at Hogwarts.

They include Charms, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Potions, Herbology, Divination, Astronomy and Care of Magical Creatures. 

In it’s description, the Pottermore website says the books will will take you back in time once again to learn about the traditional folklore and magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.’  It says: ‘Prepare to delve deeper into the rich history of magic (be it our own Muggle history, or the magical world created by J.K. Rowling).’

The statement goes on to say ‘In addition to exploring the origins of magic through history and folklore, the eBook shorts will also feature notes, manuscript pages and charming sketches as previously seen in Harry Potter: A History of Magic.’ 

96FM Perth