Scholastic releases official 'Harry Potter' characters from first illustrated book


No, the Harry Potter cast hasn't been drinking Polyjuice Potion — it's just the effects of artist Jim Kay's imagination

On Tuesday, Scholastic released four new images of Potter characters created by Kay for an upcoming re-release of The Sorcerer's Stone, which was originally published in 1997

The book, set to release on Oct. 6, 2015, will be the first fully color-illustrated version. Scholastic will continue to release one illustrated book per year for seven years.

The award-winning artist previously told

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