JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

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June 26th will mark 20 years since the first book "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was published.

The light show will be put on at the theme park across summer. "It's been wonderful. Thank you", she wrote on Twitter. It's hard to think of a multi-media franchise in history that ever turned out to be quite as popular as Harry Potter.

Long before the Louth native brought the role of Luna Lovegood to life, she became a pen pal with author JK Rowling after she was moved by the sensitivity of the characters in the books.

The seven volumes of the saga have since been translated into 79 languages and have sold more than 450 million copies worldwide.

They were followed by Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, The Order Of The Phoenix, The Half-Blood Prince and The Deathly Hallows.

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It launched the careers of then-child actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson.

Henry Potter - known as Harry to his friends - was Harry's great grandfather who enjoyed an illustrious career as part of the Wizengamot from 1913 to 1921.

In honour of the 20-year anniversary, an exhibition celebrating the magic of Harry Potter will open at the British Library on October 20, while Rowling's publisher Bloomsbury will release four new editions of the book, one for each house at Hogwarts School Of Witchcraft & Wizardry.

"Fantastic Beasts" is being turned into a five-part film series, the first of which, starring Eddie Redmayne in the role of Newt Scamander, released previous year.

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