According to the site, the hub will include "special contributions from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world".
Rowling (54) said: "The teachers, parents and carers working to keep children's lives as normal and happy as possible while we're all on lockdown deserve a bit of magic".
"I hope these initiatives will give children and even adults a happy distraction during their enforced stay-at-home time". The site, offered free of charge, proclaims: "We're casting a Banishing Charm on boredom!" Harry Potter is here to save the day. (And for Americans who are used to hearing Harry's story as told by Jim Dale, the audiobooks will allow them to listen to a new voice as this version features the incredibly talented Stephen Fry!) Pottermore Publishing will also team up with OverDrive, a digital library supplier, to ensure that libraries can borrow Sorcerer's Stone in eBook or audiobook form in over 20 languages.
Audible have announced that the Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone audiobook (available to stream instantly in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Japanese) is now available for FREE - that's right, zero Galleons! - via Audible Stories.
In addition to the book, "Harry Potter At Home" will send out a "Wizarding Wednesdays" email newsletter each week with activities and quizzes. The website provides a road map to reading Harry Potter books for the uninitiated, complete with a glossary of wizarding terms from "muggle" (a person lacking magical ability) to "quidditch" (the popular high-flying sport at the Hogwarts school).
An increasing death toll across both Western Europe and in the United States was a major contributor to the somber milestone. In the U.S. , about 3,550 people have died, about 250 more than China's official number.
Of those, however, how many already had post-college plans in place? "The athletes work so hard for their senior year". That means seniors interested in returning for the March Madness experience taken away from them can not come back.
Ticketholders are asked to hang on to their tickets to use them for the rescheduled dates, which will be announced soon. The original plan for what's being billed as the Changes tour featured Kehlani and Jaden Smith opening for Bieber.
Among the displays was one by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda, who put two bears in the window of her home in Wellington. The idea was originally inspired by Michael Rosen's 1989 children's book "We're Going on a Bear Hunt ".
Love, Wedding, Repeat lands on Netflix on April 10 - but in the meantime, you can check out the trailer below. The executive producers are Jo Bamford and Andrea Borella, and delegate producer is Daniele Mazzocca.
Costco Limiting the Number of Members in Its Stores
Aside from donating medical supplies, the retailer is now requiring employees to perform health checks before reporting to work. Costco Wholesale is limiting the number of members that can come into its stores.
Fernandez guéri du coronavirus — PSG
J'ai vu les supporters heureux et contents de me voir et ça m'a fait plaisir (...) J'en ai eu quelques symptômes. Si j'ai à choisir, je préfère qu'on sauve des vies plutôt que le football ne reprenne.