Potter tops 400 million sales

Worldwide sales of J K Rowling's Harry Potter books have now exceeded 400 million copies, according to her literary agency Christopher Little.

The Christopher Little Agency also said that the seven Harry Potter book are now translated into 67 languages.

The paperback edition of the final novel in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is published on 10th July (£8.99) by Bloomsbury.

Last week a Harry Potter prequel by Rowling written on an A5 storycard raised £25,000 for Dyslexia Action and English PEN at a Waterstone's charity auction.