The war against Voldemort is not going well; even Muggle governments are noticing. Ron scans the obituary pages of the Daily Prophet, looking for familiar names. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses.
And yet . . .
As in all wars, life goes on. The Weasley twins expand their business. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate – and lose a few eyebrows in the process. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Classes are never straightforward, through Harry receives some extraordinary help from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince.
So it’s the home front that takes center stage in the multilayered sixth installment of the story of Harry Potter. Here at Hogwarts, Harry will search for the full and complete story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort – and thereby find what may be his only vulnerability.
This Ravenclaw House Edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince celebrates the noble character of the Hogwarts house famed for its wit, learning and wisdom. Harry’s sixth year at Hogwarts is packed with more great Ravenclaw moments and characters – not least Luna Lovegood’s debut Quidditch commentary.
Each Ravenclaw House Edition features vibrant sprayed edges and intricate bronze foiling. The stunning cover design has a cameo-style portrait of the Half-Blood Prince as the central icon, framed by beautiful house-themed iconography. In addition to a bespoke introduction, the Ravenclaw Edition also contains new illustrations by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Levi Pinfold, including a portrait of inimitable Ravenclaw student Luna Lovegood, and a wonderful image of Gilderoy Lockhart signing copies of Magical Me to accompany a feature on magical books. All seven books in the series will be issued in these highly collectable, beautifully crafted House Editions, designed to be treasured and read for years to come.