Parents, lecturers and carers working to maintain kids amused and whereas we’re on lockdown may want a little bit of magic, so I’m delighted to launch https://t.co/cPg0dZpexB pic.twitter.com/i0ZjTplVoU
— J.Ok. Rowling (@jk_rowling) April 1, 2020
Rowling had earlier relaxed some copyright restrictions on the Harry Potter collection in the course of the lockdown, permitting lecturers to submit movies of themselves studying the books to their college students with out having to pay a licensing charge. According to new pointers posted by her company, The Blair Partnership, the choice was taken as a result of each the writer and the company “recognize the importance of sharing story time and reading aloud in times of adversity”.
Delighted to assist lecturers attain children at residence by enjoyable the standard licence required to submit movies of themselves studying Harry Potter books. Go to https://t.co/77d90pkiYK to search out the rules. Be effectively, everybody. More quickly! ?#HarryPotterAtHome
— J.Ok. Rowling (@jk_rowling) March 20, 2020
Meanwhile, the hub won’t solely be a enjoyable place for Harry Potter followers to brush up on their information concerning the wizarding world, however can be designed to familiarize first-timers with the bespectacled wizard. According to an official weblog submit, “the hub (is) a truly inspiring place that celebrates reading for pleasure, especially when introducing children to Harry and his friends for the first time. You’ll find all the latest fun and games to keep everyone occupied – from special activity kits from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, to nifty magical craft videos”.
The Harry Potter at Home hub is a collaboration between J.Ok. Rowling and Warner Bros in partnership with Audible, Bloomsbury, OverDrive, Pottermore Publishing and Scholastic. It is a part of Rowling’s efforts to make the Harry Potter collection extra accessible to a brand new era of kids after taking the millennials by storm over the previous couple of a long time. You can go over to the official Harry Potter at Home website to take a look at all the small print.