Harry Potter charity – 11M volumes in works

British author J.K. Rowling will publish two new Harry Potter tales in hopes of raising $33 million for poor children, Reuters reported Jan. 8.

Eleven million volumes will be published in 100 countries starting March 12.

Three dollars from each sale will go to Comic Relief, a charity formed by British comics to support children in developing countries.

Suppliers, printers, distributors and booksellers allare saiving their profits, fees and payments.

The two new tales – “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and “Quidditch Through the Ages” – both are mentioned as textbooks in the library of Professor Albus Dumbledore’s fictional Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where Harry is a pupil.

Rowling’s four Harry Potter books have sold 60 million copies in 200 countries.

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