內容簡介 神奇的一年，哈利波特365天日記書：凱特格林威Jim Kay 插畫一月一號，「好好照顧自己，不要惹麻煩」，哈利答應衛斯理太太「我會的」；一月三號，哈利波特一行六人，在前往城堡的路上，開了好長一段超級滑溜的路，妙麗聊到精靈帽，此時哈利回頭發現騎士公車已不見了； 3 月1號，榮恩寫道「家裡有5個兄弟，你永遠得不到新的東西。我已經得到Bill的舊袍、查理的舊魔法棒、Percy的舊帽子」…。在霍格華茲的每一天，都有值得回憶的事。A Magical Year由彩圖版哈利波特插畫家Jim Kay插畫，紀錄365天，每天一件事，﹙並附註來自七本書的章節處﹚。Jim Kay以鉛筆細膩繪製每個令人屏息的時刻，如霍格華茲城堡冬天白雪皚皚塔樓上，晶亮亮的冰柱；鄧不利多靈活轉動如跳舞般的眼神；斜角巷充滿感染力的熙攘熱鬧。Jim Kay自2015年為哈利波特插畫，鉛筆細膩多變的筆觸，和多樣媒材的運用，展現魔法世界奇幻的描繪，一直讓讀者著迷。A Magical Year takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the seasons at Hogwarts. Jim Kay’s incredible illustrations, paired with much loved quotations from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, bring to life all of the magic, beauty and wonder of the wizarding world. This is an irresistible gift book for anyone who has ever been captivated by the Boy Who Lived. Each day features a favourite anniversary or meaningful memory from the Harry Potter novels. All around, Jim Kay’s scenic artwork and decorative painter’s marks bring that moment to life in breathtaking detail. His unique interpretation is both captivating and transporting – picture frozen icicles glinting on the snowy towers of Hogwarts, the dancing eyes of Professor Albus Dumbledore, or the infectious hustle and bustle of Diagon Alley. Inside, a selection of his most iconic illustrations are joined by previously unseen pencil sketches and preparatory pieces, offering a unique and fascinating insight into the artist’s sketchbook. Jim Kay’s dazzling depiction of the wizarding world has been enchanting readers since the publication of the groundbreaking Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 2015. Now, as he continues to illustrate the stories, both lifelong fans and new readers can explore that world further. The Kate Greenaway Medal winner’s bewitching character studies, sweeping landscapes and beautifully observed pencil details reveal the skill and process of an artist working at the peak of his powers. This is the perfect gift to give at birthdays and Christmas, to share at bedtime or to make a friend smile. A Magical Year brings together Harry, Ron, Hermione and a host of other beloved characters in a glorious illustrated compendium that readers everywhere will cherish for years to come.
作者介紹 J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling is best known as the author of the seven Harry Potter books, which were published between 1997 and 2007. The enduringly popular adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione have gone on to sell over 500 million copies, be translated into over 80 languages and made into eight blockbuster films. Alongside the Harry Potter series, she also wrote three short companion volumes for charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, in aid of Lumos. J.K. Rowling collaborated with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany to continue Harry’s story in a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened in London in 2016 and is now playing worldwide. In the same year, she made her debut as a screenwriter with the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first in a series featuring Magizoologist Newt Scamander, which was inspired by the original companion volume. J.K. Rowling has also written a standalone novel, The Casual Vacancy, and is the author of the Strike crime series under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Both have been adapted for television. In 2020 J.K. Rowling returned to publishing for younger children with the fairy tale The Ickabog, the royalties from which she is donating to groups affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE and a Companion of Honour for services to literature and philanthropy. She lives in Scotland with her family.