J.K. Rowling fans will be thrilled to hear that Apple’s iBooks Store will be receiving exclusive versions of the Harry Potter series. These enhanced digital versions of the classic can only be found on the iStore and feature many unique additions and changes to the seven-book series.
Owners of a Mac, iPhone, iPad & iPod touch can immerse themselves into any of Rowling’s majestic adventures, exploring Hogwarts and Harry’s adventures through a fully digital experience.
Annotations from J.K. Rowling, Interactive Animation & More
These enhanced Harry Potter digital books come with annotations from the author herself.
Each book contains the original text and before-mentioned annotations, as well as unique and entertaining, interactive animations. These tales are brought to life through extensive artwork in beautiful detail. Custom title covers are also added to these great digital books, as is new typography and custom typefaces. In a statement to Apple, J.K. Rowling shared:
“I’m thrilled to see the Harry Potter books so beautifully realised on iBooks for the digital world; the artwork and animations in these enhanced editions bring the stories alive in a delightful new way,”
Similarly Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, was just as pleased sharing the following on the Apple site:
“J.K. Rowling’s legendary series is perfect for enjoying on your iPad or iPhone and we’re thrilled to offer them exclusively on the iBooks Store.”
James was also welcomed by Apple’s chairman Art Levinson stating:
“We look for outstanding individuals to strengthen our board’s breadth of talent and depth of knowledge, and we are very happy to have identified a fantastic person in James Bell. I’m confident that he will make many important contributions to Apple.”
Harry Potter Enhanced Digital Edition Exclusive iBooks Page
Enhanced editions of all the Harry Potter titles are available, however this is not the last of the magic Harry Potter content. Fans are to expect movies, soundtracks, apps and more on the Harry Potter iBooks page.
Books are priced at $9.99 (USD) and available in thirty two different countries. English is the only available language, although pre-orders are open for French German and Spanish enhanced versions. These pre-orders will be available on the 9th of November in eighteen additional countries.