Bloomsbury repackages Harry Potter

<p>Bloomsbury is to rejacket all seven of J K Rowling&#39;s Harry Potter novels with a release date scheduled for this November.<br /><br />The new &quot;Signature&quot; livery was created by Webb and Webb Design Limited, with illustrations by linocut artist Clare Melinsky on the front cover, back cover and spine, to &quot;appeal to the next generation of readers who did not &#39;grow up&#39; with Harry Potter and who have not yet experienced the thrill of life at Hogwarts&quot;, according to the publisher.</p><p>Melinsky said: &quot;I was delighted and excited to be asked to illustrate the covers for such massively famous books&mdash;and seven of them! It was top secret for the best part of a year.&quot;<br /><br />The rejacketed titles will be available exclusively in paperback format, with a publication date of 1st November 2010.<br /><br /> </p>