Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Pottermore Chamber of Secrets Updates,Wonderbook Official Announcement,Contest to Win Trip To Wizarding World For UK/Irish Fans

Pottermore has continued work updating Chamber of Secrets tweeting this week:
This week, we’re finalising artwork for Chapter Seven, Mudbloods and Murmurs, and Chapter Fifteen, Aragog.

They also announced, concealed via emails about the House Cup,that they would be making a big announcement about Chamber of Secrets after the House Cup!Screencap soon!
Check out our previous post about the house cup here.

Pottermore also reported on the "official" announcement regarding the 'Wonderbook':
In the world of Harry Potter, Miranda Goshawk’s Book of Spells is 200 years old, and traditionally is kept in the Restricted Section of Hogwarts library. Soon you will be able to experience this enchanted book too, as Sony have announced that Wonderbook on the PlayStation®3 will be launching with the Book of Spells.

Featuring exclusive new and original writing from J.K. Rowling, Book of Spells brings spells to life allowing you to explore the book, read about the history of spells, and cast charms with the PlayStation®Move Motion Controller, which becomes your own magic wand.

When you first play Book of Spells, you will have the option to link to your Pottermore account, if you have one, or sign up for a new one if you don’t.

This isn't exactly news, but they have let us know futire announcements on the book will be posted here too. They also posted the video below:

Bloomsbury have launched a competition to find the BIGGEST POTTERHEAD IN ALL OF TIME which offers just such an opportunity!
Snitchseeker are reporting today:
Bloomsbury, the U.K. publishers of the Harry Potter series, announced that in conjunction with the 15th anniversary since the release of the first installment of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, in 1997, they launched a contest to find the biggest Harry Potter fan in the U.K. and Ireland.

Fans who are interested in participating must submit a 50-word letter stating why they are the biggest fan, and send that in to their local library in the U.K. and Ireland (entrants must be from those areas only). The contest will run from now until Harry and author J.K. Rowling's dual birthdays, July 31, 2012.

To find out more and find out if your local library and/or bookshop is one of the 1,800 participants, go here.

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