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The Evolution of ‘Harry Potter’
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone first hit shelves in the United Kingdom on June 26, 1997, arriving stateside as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone on September 1, 1998. In the decades since, author J. K. Rowling has released six subsequent novels and the series has seen new life in bookstores thanks to anniversary additions and new illustrators. See dozens of Harry Potter covers through the years, ahead.
September 6 2016 — 12:15 PM EDT