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Scholastic Announces Strong Sales for ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

August 3, 2016

The script for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two' by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne has sold more than two million copies since its release on July 31.

Scholastic announced a first printing of 4.5 million copies for the eighth story in the beloved series.

Eager fans of all ages gathered at midnight parties in bookstores and libraries to get their copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, bringing communities together to celebrate the magic of reading and the power of great storytelling…It’s an incredible start and all the signs are indicating continued strong sales. (Publishers Weekly)

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