5 exceptional editions to rediscover the cult saga

Rediscover the cult saga of JK Rowling, with our selection of superb Harry Potter collector’s editions, to offer for Christmas or to keep for yourself.

As the world’s most famous little wizard celebrates his 20th birthday in cinema, we invite you to end the year on a high note with five collector’s editions of the cult literary saga imagined by JK Rowling. No matter your home, your preferred language and your budget, there is bound to be one that catches your eye.

MinaLima Collector’s Edition

Published in France by Gallimard Jeunesse editions – € 35
2 volumes published

If you like them modern illustrations and pop-up mechanisms, this superb collector’s edition designed by MinaLima already promises to light up your library. The studio behind the graphic universe of the saga Fantastic Beasts is also a specialist in publishing, with several cult titles to his credit. Published by Gallimard Jeunesse in France, this animated version of the full text is a feast for the eyes, which immerses us in the rich and immersive world of JK Rowling like never before. Offered at around thirty euros each, only the first two volumes are currently available in France.

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Edition illustrated by Jim Kay

Published in France by Gallimard Jeunesse editions – € 39
4 volumes published

After a visit to the archives of the Tate Gallery, artist Jim Kay began his career a few years ago, notably winning the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012 for his illustrations of A few minutes after midnight. Since 2015, the artist has embarked on an ambitious project, illustrating the saga Harry potter in a classic and resolutely British style, which is also reminiscent of the first edition of Bloomsbury. At the rate of one volume every (almost) two years, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the latest volume, but The order of the Phoenix It should not take long to point the tip of its beak in France. With its imposing format and regressive illustrations, Jim Kay’s edition is to read by the fireside, with all the care and nostalgia it deserves.

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Harry Potter Children’s Collection

Published in English by Bloomsbury Children Books – € 62.74
Complete box set in 7 volumes

If you are afraid of too large editions, or if you are looking for a nice complete to (re) discover Harry Potter in his native language, Bloomsbury, the historical publisher of the saga, published in 2014 a pretty box set of seven volumes in pocket format. Heavy with 3,872 pages in total, the edition is obviously not as beautiful as some of the collector’s items featured in this selection, but at least you can risk reading it without worrying about damaging it. With its small size and soft cover, the Children’s Collection is a essential for all English speaking potterheads.

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Complete Harry Potter House edition

Published in English by Bloomsbury Children Books – 174.17 €
Complete box set in 7 volumes

For the 20 years of the literary saga in 2017, Bloomsbury published a collector’s edition bringing together the complete saga in hardcover, and in colors. Whether you’re more of a Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin, the publishing house has played the Sorting Hats, letting you flaunt your house of choice. A very beautiful editorial object, which despite its price, leaves us dreaming. Note that this integral is only available in english, but that Gallimard Jeunesse has already published four volumes of this imposing collection. A little patience therefore, it’s a safe bet that a complete in French will soon arrive with us. In the meantime, it is always possible to choose your house by opting for individual books.

Harry Potter Mashup Set

Published in English by Juniper Books – € 291.95
Complete box set in 7 volumes

For fans who aren’t afraid to grab the wallet, Juniper Books has also released its full Harry Potter saga. Comes in a superb presentation box, this luxury item includes the seven volumes imagined by JK Rowling, in a hardcover version. As with Bloomsbury and Gallimard, several editions allow you to choose your favorite house. For the undecided, the publisher had the brilliant idea of ​​marketing a mashup edition. a mix of genres and colors that works wonderfully, and which already promises to beautify any library, even if it is not magical.

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