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JK Rowling is releasing 4 new Harry Potter books this month

Fans of the Harry Potter franchise are about to be transported back to Hogwarts, after JK Rowling revealed she's releasing four brand new books about the wonderful wizarding world.

The author revealed the four digital short stories would be themed around the lessons Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley studied at Hogwarts, such as The Dark Arts and Potions.

The announcement on Pottermore read:

"Prepare to delve deeper into the rich history of magic with this new series of eBook shorts, inspired by the British Library exhibition and its companion books, Harry Potter: A History of Magic.

"The series features four bitesize reads, each themed by Hogwarts lessons, and will take you back in time once again to learn about the traditional folklore and magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories, accompanied by some new, gorgeous line drawings from London-based artist Rohan Daniel Eason."

The first two books, The Journey Through Charms and Defence Against The Dark Arts and The Journey Through Potions and Herbology will be released on June 27, with The Journey Through Divination and Astronomy and The Journey Through Care of Magical Creatures coming out later.