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, evoke all of the magic, beauty and wonder of the wizarding world.
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 the illustrator’s most iconic images are complemented by previously unseen character studies, pencil drawings and preparatory pieces from the Jim Kay archive.