The creator of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, now has launched "Harry Potter At Home," a digital hub with lots of treats and surprises to keep young children occupied while they safely stay at home.
The hub, which includes contributions from publishing houses Bloomsbury and Scholastic, has magical craft videos, fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and more for both first-time readers and those already familiar with the wizarding world. Even better: the site is offered free of charge.
In addition, partnerships with Audible and library book supplier OverDrive are bringing “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (published in the U.S. under the title “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”) free to homes during April. The audiobook can be streamed for free via the Audible Stories platform, whilst the eBook and audiobook can be borrowed in more than 20 different languages worldwide via the OverDrive library services.
In a tweet today, the author wrote: “Parents, teachers and carers working to keep children amused and interested while we’re on lockdown might need a bit of magic, so I’m delighted to launch http://harrypotterathome.com”
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