Photo Flash: First Look - New Cover Artwork Revealed for HARRY POTTER Book Series
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by Movies News Desk
ABC News unveals an all-new makeover for the beloved HARRY POTTER book series from Scholastic Publishing. All seven books in the J.K. Rowling series will be re-released featuring new cover artwork. Below, get a first look at the new cover for "Sorcerer's Stone", illustrated by graphic artist Kazu Kibuishi The image features a young Harry Potter flying on a broomstick.
"I wanted it to feel whimsical," Kibuishi said of the new design, "Like an entrance into a fantasy world, but also like a perennial classic." Kibuishi is an artist and author of the bestselling Amulet series of graphic novels.
According to Scholastic, the new edition will be released in September along with the remainder of Kibuishi's cover artwork for the rest of the series.