Thanks to Jonathan Ball publishers and Bloomsbury Publishers UK, we’ve got some gorgeous spreads from the forthcoming illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second book in the Harry Potter series.

The book, illustrated by Jim Kay, will no doubt bring to life some of the fantastical characters, creatures and beings we’ve read about in the second book and have seen on the big screen.

It will be released in hardback format on 4 October this year.

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