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BREAKING NEWS! "Beedle the Bard" Available December 4th!

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Breaking News for Harry Potter Fans! 

 

Announced today, July 31, 2008, in "honor" of J. K. Rowling's and Harry Potter's "birthdays": 

 

Bloomsbury, Scholastic, and J. K. Rowling--with the agreement of the 7 owners of the special editions--have decided to publish the fairy tale collection Ms. Rowling hand-wrote and presented as gifts last year, The Tales of Beedle the Bard!  The book will be available on December 4th.  Proceeds will be donated to Ms. Rowling's charity, The Children's High Level Group, which seeks to help disadvantaged and institutionalized children of Europe.

 

Here is the page for the book, which you can pre-order now on BN.com:

 

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?ean=9780545128285

 

EnJOY, Harry Potter Fans!

 

~ConnieK

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Re: BREAKING NEWS! "Beedle the Bard" Available December 4th!

Thanks Connie, something for my Xmas list-if I can wait that long


ConnieK wrote:

Breaking News for Harry Potter Fans! 

 

Bloomsbury, Scholastic, and J. K. Rowling have decided to publish the fairy tale collection Ms. Rowling originally hand-wrote and gave away as 7 special editions, Beedle the Bard!  The book will be available  on December 4th.  Here is the page for the book, which will be available here on BN.com:

 

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?ean=9780545128285

 

EnJOY!

 

~ConnieK


 

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Re: BREAKING NEWS! "Beedle the Bard" Available December 4th!

You're very welcome, Molly!  Any new HP book is a reason to celebrate around here!  ;0)

 

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Thanks Connie, something for my Xmas list-if I can wait that long


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Re: BREAKING NEWS! "Beedle the Bard" Available December 4th!

Yay! Thanks for the info, Connie. I wonder if that will include all the stories.
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Yep; it's supposed to, KT.  Plus even more "new" material, supposedly taken from Dumbledore's "archives" willed after he died.  Ha.  The book's listed as having 128 pages.  Fun stuff!

 

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Kreacherteacher wrote:
Yay! Thanks for the info, Connie. I wonder if that will include all the stories.

 

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Re: BREAKING NEWS! "Beedle the Bard" Available December 4th!

Awesome, Connie. Thanks!
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Thanks Connie, you can bet that will be on my Christmas list!

 

 

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Do you think this book won't be a bore? ;p haha. I mean , come on. Beedle?

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mrsronaldweasley wrote:
 

Do you think this book won't be a bore? ;p haha. I mean , come on. Beedle?


 

 

   Oh, MrsRW, you forget that the original verion of the "Three brothers vs. Death" story will most likely be in there.  And also...  a bore from JKR is impossible.

 

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Oh I apologize! I said such blasphemous things! Lol. Fine fine I shall be optimistic. I shall! Hick!

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Re: BREAKING NEWS! "Beedle the Bard" Available December 4th!

I think I understood what you meant, mum. I think there will be somewhat of an anticlimactic quality to it as it will be related to HP, but we won't be seeing our favorite characters. I will still buy it and enjoy it, I am sure, but it will bother me a bit.
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Is there going to be a midnight party for it?
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iloveponyboy wrote:
Is there going to be a midnight party for it?

 

Ha!  You know, I hadn't thought of that.  I suspect not--but you never know!  :smileyhappy:

 

(I do see on my calendar that Dec. 4th is a Thursday--which would be a school night for most children).

 

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Re: BREAKING NEWS! "Beedle the Bard" Available December 4th!

I saw this amazing poster in a B&N store front for this book!

 

I cannott even tell you guys how excited I am!!! Beedle & Bard"!!!!

 

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iloveponyboy wrote:
Is there going to be a midnight party for it?

 

Well, as the guy in the trenches in the B&N store, we haven;t heard anything about parties yet. I would imagine that most stores, like mine here in a mall (I changed stores recently to one closer to my house!) would have a tough time preping for a party in the middle of holiday rushes.. we put alot of hard work into the parties. ANd tend to need more time to plan then this :smileyhappy:
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Re: BREAKING NEWS! "Beedle the Bard" Available December 4th!

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HA! Who cares if it has none of the usual characters?! It's all about more insight into the wizarding world! It shall explain (or cast more doubt/discussion upon) many stories and legens from the series.  I'm talking about characters' hidden pasts, or urban wizard legends uncovered! Just as exciting, and just as intriguing.  I suppose there will be a new thread just for discussing Beedle the Bard.

 

And I shall be there!

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anaifrs wrote, in part:

 

 I suppose there will be a new thread just for discussing Beedle the Bard.

 

And I shall be there!


Oh, you can count on that, Ana!  :smileyhappy:

 

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Ok.  Inquiring minds want to know.  How many of you have pre-ordered Beedle?

 

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ConnieK wrote:

Ok.  Inquiring minds want to know.  How many of you have pre-ordered Beedle?

 

~ConnieK


 

Hi Connie!

 

I have to say I didn't pre order Beedle, but however I do plan to pick up the book on the day it is released.

 

I wonder though, should I be re-reading Deathly Hallows to be re-freshed and ready for Beedle?

 

 

 

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I can't wait for the discussions about Beedle to begin !
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