The sixth Harry Potter book will hit the streets 16 July next year, it has been announced. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be published in the UK, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa all on the same day.
JK Rowling revealed on her site that she had completed the novel after originally saying she would announce details on Christmas Day.
“Although I have joked about Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince racing my third baby into the world, I have in fact had all the time I needed to tinker with the manuscript to my satisfaction and I am as happy as I have ever been with the end result. I only hope you feel that it was worth the wait when you finally read it!”
The release date for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was revealed by Rowling’s UK publisher Bloomsbury.Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.