Tuesday, 20 November 2012

A new eBook, The Tales of Beedle the Bard, is now available from the Pottermore Shop

In the world of Harry Potter, The Tales of Beedle the Bard is a well-known and well-loved collection of short stories that are read to young witches and wizards.

Now, you can make it part of your Harry Potter eBook collection, as The Tales of Beedle the Bard is available to download from the Pottermore Shop.

Discover such tales as ‘The Warlock’s Hairy Heart’, ‘The Fountain of Fair Fortune’, and famously, ‘The Tale of the Three Brothers’. There are also additional notes and summaries from Professor Albus Dumbledore – musing on the teachings within the tales – for you to enjoy.

The Pottermore Shop is the only place in the world where you can buy all seven Harry Potter eBooks, digital audio books and the companion eBooks, Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp, Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander and, now, The Tales of Beedle the Bard.

UK readers can purchase the new eBook for just £3.99, or $5.99 for US readers. All Pottermore proceeds from the sale of The Tales of Beedle the Bard will be given to Lumos, the international children’s charity founded by J.K. Rowling.

Lumos works to end the practice of separating children from their families and raising them in terrible conditions in large residential institutions.

In the video below, J.K. Rowling talks about The Tales of Beedle the Bard and how you can help support the important work of Lumos.