First Look at The Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac

Lift the lid on everything you ever needed to know about the world of Harry Potter with the first official magical companion to J.K. Rowling’s series.

Publishing in October 2023, The Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac is a unique exploration through the wizarding world that will appeal to young fans setting out on their first journey to Hogwarts, whilst playfully layering secrets and rich detail for expert readers to discover. A dazzling, full-colour hardback featuring a ribbon bookmark and illustrated endpapers, The Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac is a superbly sorted, show-stopping gift book that is sure to be treasured for years to come.

Uniquely rooted in J.K. Rowling’s original writing, this must-have companion is a visual compendium of charts, cross-sections and magical particulars, collecting together enchanted objects, fabulous foodstuffs, curious plants and fantastic beasts from the wizarding world.

Set across seven spectacular chapters, readers can find out about much-loved characters, relive favourite moments, learn about spells and magic, search for hidden secrets and lose themselves exploring Hogwarts and beyond. From the Sorting Hat to spell-casting, it’s all packed inside.

This celebration of the Harry Potter series has been produced with seven uniquely talented illustrators from around the globe – Peter Goes, Louise Lockhart, Weitong Mai, Olia Muza, Pham Quang Phuc, Levi Pinfold and Tomislav Tomić – with each artist bringing their own extraordinary creative vision to J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world.

The Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac will publish 10th October 2023, released by Bloomsbury in the UK and Scholastic in the US.