NEW YORK (AP) — The new Harry Potter play will become a new Harry Potter book.
Scholastic Inc. announced Wednesday that a “script book” of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” will be published July 31. The book is a based on the two-part stage collaboration of J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany and arrives just after the play premieres in London on July 30. Rowling’s Potter web site http://www.potternore.com will release an edition.
The first seven Potter books have sold more than 400 million copies worldwide, according to Scholastic, the series’ U.S. publisher.
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