Category Archives: Jim Kay

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Jim Kay has now signed many many copies of the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, published last month. Here he is, eagerly getting on with the next book, which is fatter than ever. He just … Continue reading

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Publication of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Jim was interviewed by Wizarding World about his approach to this book, and you can see a short film here. And some “scenes” animated here. And these are the Mermen . . .

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A Monster Calls, originals for sale

We’re celebrating the publication of the spectacular fourth Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by offering for sale original paintings and drawings by Jim – from other books. Jim isn’t ‘just’ a Harry Potter artist. Walker … Continue reading

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Patronus on a Postcard

Bloomsbury Children’s Books have asked 26 illustrators to draw an animal on a postcard which relates to the Harry Potter patronus idea. The originals will be auctioned, and the funds raised donated to the UK Booktrust, is a hugely important … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – the cover

The cover of the edition illustrated by Jim Kay was released last week at the London Book Fair. Also one or two illustrations to be included in this book, to be published on 8th October 2019 (scroll down).

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Jim Kay at Comic Con

Here’s Jim (right) with his fellow Harry Potter illustrators in San Diego this week. It’s been a hectic tour and there’s more to come yet, when he goes back to New York to meet more Scholastic people as well as … Continue reading

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A History of Magic

The exhibition which has seen queues of eager people outside the British Library ends today. The combination of Harry Potter and literally, the history of magic, has been a huge success and will travel to New York in October, and … Continue reading

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Jim Kay illustrations

Jim Kay’s been very busy with Harry Potter. He’s started on the fourth book now (The Goblet of Fire) and you can see some of the work for the first three here. He’s been working in a range of styles. … Continue reading

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Waterstones Piccadilly Christmas event

Jim Kay will be signing books at a special celebratory Christmas evening at Piccadilly Waterstones in London at 7.00 on 7th December alongside other bestselling writers and artists. The illustrated editions of the Harry Potter books have been seen on bestseller lists … Continue reading

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A ‘Magic’ talk at the British Library

Jim Kay and Olivia Lomenech Gill will be speaking about their work for the Harry Potter books at the British Library on 17th November at 7.00. This is to coincide with the exhibition ‘A History of Magic’ currently on show … Continue reading

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