Eisner Award-nominated comic book artist and author Kazu Kibuishi admits that he was ‘surprised’ when Scholastic approached him about designing brand-new covers for all seven ‘Harry Potter’ books, which are
my 13 year old self is over the moon about these new covers!
Happy Birthday King Henry VIII!!! Born in 1491, he was also known as Henry Tudor and was King of England for almost 38 years. During his reign he is most known for his role in the English Reformation and beheading two of his six wives, Ann Boleyn and Catherine Howard. His daughter, Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth I ruling England for 45 years. To find out more about King Henry VIII and the Tudors check out your local NYPL branch for books or DVDs from the Showtime series, The Tudors.