A new novel from J. K. Rowling, author of success of the saga Harry Potter, free online, chapter by chapter since the last week in English is now available in the French language, it was learnt on Thursday from his spokesman.
Entitled ” The Ickabog “, the book of J. K. Rowling ” reached an international audience “: “translations are available in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and brazilian Portuguese on www.theickabog.com” translations in Russian and simplified chinese will follow soon, ” said Mark Hutchinson, in a statement sent to AFP.
“The Ickabog” is a fairy tale that takes place in an imaginary country. Written to be read aloud, it is designed for children aged 7 to 9 years, ” but can be enjoyed by the whole family “.
The book should be published in paper format, and digital audio in November, Gallimard jeunesse for the French version.
“Rowling has written “The Ickabog” there are more than ten years for his young children and decided to share the fairy-tale favorite of the family to entertain the children, parents and caregivers confined to the home during the confinement period of the Coronavirus, ” said the spokesperson.
The profits from sales will be entirely donated to projects to help groups particularly hard hit by the pandemic “.