These Elegant New Harry Potter Book Covers Tell Their Own Stories

J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books have become such an integral part of the way we all live our lives, sometimes we take aspects of them for granted. Like, for example, the amazing original cover art by Mary GrandPré. She now has new a colleague: Olly Moss.

Moss, a popular designer in the pop art scene, has created brand new covers for the eBooks of all seven of Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. Check them out.


In typical Moss fashion, each cover blends more than one image, creating almost an optical illusion. On Prisoner of Azkaban, it’s both the shrieking shack and Sirius Black’s animagus form. Goblet of Fire is the tents of the World Cup and flames of the goblet. Order of the Phoenix you may see Hogwarts, or you may see the Phoenix. On Half-Blood Prince you may see Dumbledore casting a spell, or the book at the center of the story. For Deathly Hallows, Harry’s scar is actually Voldemort. And on and on.

These covers are now available on the eBook versions of the series at most major retailers.

Read more on Moss’ process over on Pottermore. And for more on the artist himself, visit his site.


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