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“Harry Potter” series to get new cover art for 15-year anniversary

In honor of its 15-year publication anniversary in the U.S., Scholastic has released the first illustration in a series of new cover art for the "Harry Potter" series, due out in September. All seven illustrations have been created by graphic novel author and illustrator Kazu Kibuishi, of the "Amulet" series, with the first one pictured below:

Kibuishi was hesitant to take on the project at first, however; GrandPré's original pastel covers "are so fantastic and iconic," he said, that "when I was asked to submit samples, I initially hesitated because I didn't want to see them reinterpreted."

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