If you’re still of the mindset that the ‘90s were only 10 years ago, then you’re about to feel really old. This summer will mark the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. That’s right, somehow it’s been 20 years since we first met Harry and the Hogwarts crew.
To commemorate the book that started it all, the Potter series publisher, Bloomsbury, will be re-releasing, four new Hogwarts house themed editions of the Philosopher’s Stone.
Whether you’re Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff, you will soon be able to own a copy of the book themed around your favourite, with a specially designed crest uniquely representing each one. As Pinfold explains, each cover tells a different story, with the artist using traditional heraldry from historic coat of arms imagery to delve deep into each house.
Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect: