This Slytherin House Edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince celebrates the noble character of the Hogwarts house famed for its pride, ambition and cunning. Harry's sixth year at Hogwarts is packed with more great Slytherin moments and characters - not least Professor Slughorn's return to Hogwarts and the unveiling of Tom Riddle's past.
Each Slytherin House Edition features vibrant sprayed edges and intricate silver foiling. The stunning cover design has a cameo-style portrait of the Half-Blood Prince as the central icon, framed by beautiful house-themed iconography. In addition to a bespoke introduction, the Slytherin Edition also contains new illustrations by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Levi Pinfold, including a portrait of proud Slytherin student Draco Malfoy, and a thrilling image of a young Severus Snape studying Advanced Potion-Making to accompany a feature on magical books. All seven books in the series will be issued in these highly collectable, beautifully crafted House Editions, designed to be treasured and read for years to come.
A must-have for anyone who has ever imagined sitting under the Sorting Hat in the Great Hall at Hogwarts waiting to hear the words, 'Better be SLYTHERIN!'
J.K. Rowling is best known as the author of the seven Harry Potter books, which were published between 1997 and 2007. The enduringly popular adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione have gone on to sell over 500 million copies, be translated into over 80 languages and made into eight blockbuster films. Alongside the Harry Potter series, she also wrote three short companion volumes for charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, in aid of Lumos. J.K. Rowling collaborated with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany to continue Harry's story in a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened in London in 2016 and is now playing in Europe, North America and Australia. In the same year, she made her debut as a screenwriter with the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first in a series featuring Magizoologist Newt Scamander, which was inspired by the original companion volume. J.K. Rowling has also written a standalone novel, The Casual Vacancy, and is the author of the Strike crime series under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Both have been adapted for television. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE and a Companion of Honour for services to literature and philanthropy. She lives in Scotland with her family.