The illustrated edition of the book Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban it is ready and can be purchased right here in Brazil, but for now, only in English (American and British versions). Jim Kay is the responsible artist behind all the illustrations in the book, as well as in Philosophical stone and Secret chamber.
J.K. Rowling he declared his love for the artist's work, which was handpicked by the author herself to illustrate the seven Potter books. "I love to see Jim Kay's interpretation of the world of Harry Potter“, Declared the author in one of the pages of the new illustrated book. Below, you can watch a booktrailer from the book.
In an interview with Event Magazine, Jim reported that he was panicked when notified that Rowling had chosen him for the role. "I had panic attacks every night for weeks“Said Jim. "My first reaction was: why do this?", said. Watch Jim Kay's subtitled testimonial about the book below.
Below, the American and British covers and some images from the book.
The publisher Rocco, who owns the publishing rights for Potter books in Brazil, has not yet released an official date for the release of the illustrated edition, however, it is speculated that it will be next year.