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24/06/03
Albert Hall Welcomes Potter Fans
- JK Rowling reads to 4,000 kids

JK ROWLING is to read passages from her latest Harry Potter book, The Order of the Phoenix, at the Albert Hall today.

Present will be 4,000 children, who won their seats by ballot, and many of the trappings of of Hogwarts School - the place Harry, his friends and enemies spend most of their time at in the five-long series of fantasy novels. As well as readings by Rowling, there will also be sections of the book read by comedian and author Stephen Fry, who is the voice of the audio version of the Potter books.

The Order of the Phoenix has broken all book selling records, shifting 1.8 million copies on its first day of sale last Saturday.



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