After three long
years, lonely Muggles can finally get another fix of Harry Potter
and his Hogwarts wizard school cohorts. The latest fantasy tome
by JK Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
(Scholastic, $17.99), with illustrations by Mary GrandPre, will
go on sale at midnight on Friday, June 20.
Barnes & Noble [106 Court St. at State Street in Downtown
Brooklyn, (718) 246-4996] will have a midnight Magic party, beginning
at 11 pm, with entertainment courtesy of Justin the Magician.
The Park Slope Barnes & Noble [267 Seventh Ave. at Sixth
Street, (718) 246-4996] will also sell copies at midnight and
offer a Harry Potter Look-A-Like Contest, face painting, wizard
hat making and giveaways beginning at 11 pm.
Both locations will have copies available for sale, but only
customers who have pre-ordered the book are guaranteed a copy
Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010