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28th June 2018

Levi Pinfold illustrates Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 20th Anniversary

This month Bloomsbury Publishing launch a stunning new celebratory collection of Harry Potter house editions, to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets These editions feature delectable illustrations by award winning illustrator Levi Pinfold. Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, Slitheryn and Gryffindor are all represented in their dedicated house colours with the hardback editions wrapped in house colours with lavishly gilded dust jackets and coloured edges.

 

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Each of the house editions includes a Hogwarts school map drawn by Levi and a unique illustration of each house’s common room, exquisitely drawn in line with pen and ink with breath taking attention to detail. We’ve featured the Hufflepuff Common Room illustration here.

 

 

 

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Chamber of Secrets – Hufflepuff Common Room

 

Each edition also has their house elves depicted.

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Chamber of Secrets – House Elves

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Unique to these new editions are four fascinating annotated house crests which explain the various images incorporated into each emblem and their significance, such as peacocks denoting power, resurrection and immortality, or snails signifying perseverance.

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Chamber of Secrets – Hufflepuff Crest

 

Hufflepuff House Edition cover symbols;

 

Bee and ants for industry and hard work

Spider for labour and prudence and a reference to Aragog.

Beech trees, representing tolerance.

Door to the Chamber of Secrets (main motif).

Dobby, denoting the value of service.

Mandrakes grown by Professor sprout.

Dove to show consistency.

 

You can view Levis’ complete portfolio HERE or visit his website HERE 

 

Grab a copy of your own House Edition HERE