Bloomsbury’s global celebration of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter stories is back in 2023, with a few changes …
The Christmas Pig Family Event
J.K. Rowling was joined by families to celebrate the launch of her new book The Christmas Pig.
The event was hosted by television presenter Konnie Huq, and guests enjoyed a fun, entertaining in conversation with J.K. Rowling as well as a reading from the author herself. They were later joined by Rocco Padden, the young voice of Jack in the Audible audiobook and by illustrator Jim Field, who showed children how to draw the Christmas Pig.
Watch the event here:
Pottermore Publishing and Audible have announced an extraordinary milestone – over one billion hours of the Harry Potter stories have now been listened to on Audible globally, since the audiobooks were first made available there seven years ago! Mind you, that’s just a number (even if it is a massive one)! What’s immeasurable is the love that fans have for these stories. To help you visualise that figure, in one billion hours you could hypothetically:
The Wizarding World invites fans to come together and celebrate a very special date in the Wizarding World calendar: Back to Hogwarts. The day J.K. Rowling wrote about Harry Potter and his friends Ron and Hermione first boarding the Hogwarts Express at Platform 9¾ to be whisked off to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry that would change their lives forever.