Washington. D.C, Aug. 18 (ANI
): As a pleasant surprise for Harry Potter fans worldwide, JK Rowling
is planning to bring a series of short e-books with new stories about some of the characters from the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Pottermore, the digital publishing and e-commerce world, founded by Rowling issued a statement that it would be releasing three short e-books starting from September 6, reports The Guardian.
Named 'Pottermore Presents', the series is a collection of new stories about characters, including Potter's potions master Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts head teacher Professor Minerva McGonagall and Ministry of Magic bureaucrat Dolores Umbridge.
Approximately 10,000 words long, the e-books are basically designed for tablets, mobile and other devices and as a supplement to the original Harry Potter
books that have sold more than 450 million copies worldwide.
Susan Jurevics, the chief executive of Pottermore, in a statement said, "J.K. Rowling's writing in these collections reveals intricate details of her characters' lives, their histories, as well as her inspiration."
will be available on the Pottermore website as well as via digital booksellers. (ANI