Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II to be published in Hardback print and Ebook in the United States and Canada at 12:01 a.m. on July 31, 2016
Scholastic the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, announced today that it will publish a script book based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II, a new play by Jack Thorne.
This latest installment in the Harry Potter story follows Harry nineteen years after the events in The Deathly Hallows. The story continues with Harry, who now works at the Ministry of Magic, trying to look after his family and his youngest son Albus struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth that sometimes darkness comes from unexpected places.
The script eBook will be published by Pottermore simultaneously with the print editions by Scholastic in the US and Canada, and Little, Brown Book Group in the United Kingdom.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth Harry Potter story, and the first to officially be presented on stage. It will receive its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016.