35 Harry Potter Covers (Including the New Ones!)

In case your head has been under a rock recently and you haven’t heard, there’s a new set of Harry Potter covers coming out in September from Bloomsbury. Now, I know what you’re thinking: “Wasn’t there a new set of Harry Potter book covers released recently?” Yes, there was, but one cannot have too many Harry Potter covers.

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New Harry Potter book covers

Real talk: I love the new covers. I even like the new title font. These covers remind me a bit of The Magic Tree House books. I think maybe it’s the way the characters’ faces were drawn.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone Book Cover | BookRiot.com

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban Book Cover | BookRiot.com

Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire Book Cover | BookRiot.com Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix Book Cover | BookRiot.com

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Book Cover | BookRiot.com

For a quick refresher course, here are the other new covers that recently came out from Scholastic. I love these covers, too. I cannot decide which set is more gorgeous. SERIOUSLY, I WANT THEM ALL.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone New Book Cover Image | BookRiot.com

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets New Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban New Book Cover | BookRiot.com

Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire New Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix New Book Cover | BookRiot.com

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince New Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows New Book Cover | BookRiot.com

Original Harry Potter book covers

While, we’re on a role, here are twenty-one more Harry Potter covers from here and around the world. First we have the classic original covers, the ones that graced the books when most of us first read them (which I still love and think are some of the best Harry Potter book covers).

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Original Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets Original Book Cover | BookRiot.com

There is also this series of English paperbacks by Bloomsbury. I’m guessing after they saw those gorgeous things from Scholastic they decided they had to design a new line of their own to compete. These are light and functional, but not particularly pretty.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone Original Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets Original Book Cover | BookRiot.com

And then there is the adult series. Adult, meaning boring beyond belief. The Russians basically copied these for their adult series, adding just a touch more panache.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone Adult Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets Adult Book Cover | BookRiot.com

This is the Signature Series, which is fairly cool until you realize they’re all colored like a bad tye-dye job. 80s here we come!

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets Book Cover | BookRiot.com   Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince Book Cover | BookRiot.com

This series was designed by M.S. Corley to look like Penguin Classics. To my knowledge they have not been published, but have garnered a lot of interest online.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone | Different Book Covers   Harry Potter And The Chambers of Secrets | Different Book Covers

Harry Potter book covers around the world

Now for the international covers. This first set is from Sweden. It was a bit hit and miss with this series. The Philosopher’s Stone looks a bit wonky with Harry dangling randomly in mid-air, but they got their stuff sorted by The Deathly Hallows, which looks pretty badass if you ask me.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone | Swedish Harry Potter Book Covers   Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows | Swedish Harry Potter Book Covers

Here we have the Chinese and Japanese covers to The Philosopher’s Stone. At first glance I thought the beast on the cover of the Chinese version was the Gryffindor lion, but then I realized it was Fluffy…with a mane…which is weird.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone | Chinese Harry Potter Book Covers   Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone | Japanese Harry Potter Book Covers

This is the Dutch edition of The Philosopher’s Stone and the Danish version of The Goblet of Fire. The Danish seem to have perfected the art of scaring children with illustrations of scary, yellow-eyed lake monsters and the Dutch win the prize for most boring cover ever.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone | Dutch Harry Potter Book Covers   Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire | Danish Harry Potter Book Covers

I don’t even know what to say about this one. It’s from Italy. I would have expected better from the land of Rinaldi and da Vinci. Seriously.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone | Italian Harry Potter Book Covers

These two covers are from Finland and France, respectively. The Finnish cover is decidedly odd, but I kind of like the French one. It gives off a very dark-ages-with-a-side-of-pointy-Puritany-hats-and-an-imminent-witch-burning vibe.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone | Finnish Harry Potter Book Covers   French Harry Potter Book Covers

Finally, the Ukrainian covers get full marks for color, styling, and general awesomeness.

Ukranian Harry Potter Book Covers   Ukranian Harry Potter Book Covers

If you’re hungry for more, you can see pretty much every Harry Potter cover ever here. We covered the newest illustrated editions here. And, get into even more of Book Riot’s Harry Potter love here. Seriously, there’s a lot.

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