The writer J.K.Rowling announced on Wednesday (01) the launch of a digital collection of Harry Potter with various materials and curiosities of the saga in books and cinema. She spread the news on Twitter through the following message: “Parents, teachers and caregivers working to keep children excited and interested while we are in isolation may need a little magic, so I am delighted to be launching http: // harrypotterathome .with”.
The Harry Potter at Home platform, available on the WizardingWorld website, will bring new features to fans in collaboration with services like Audible, Bloomsbury, OverDrive, Pottermore Publishing and Scholastic. Among the materials there are videos, articles, tests and a lot of content for the beginner audience as well as for those who are already familiar with the wizarding world.
According to the website, the launch aims to “help inspire you, your family, your friends and especially children from all over the world to read for pleasure and enjoy the stories, in addition to bringing some joy and entertainment through magic for everyone “. “We are casting a ban on boredom!”
The first book in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was also made available for free in digital and audiobook version, in the library at Audible Stories, but only in April. That way, the audience will be able to hear the wizard’s adventures via smartphone, tablet or desktop, with narration in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Japanese without the need for login.