Andrew Lincoln to Narrate J.K. Rowling’s Essential Companion to Harry Potter Stories, Quidditch Through The Ages

Andrew Lincoln to Narrate J.K. Rowling’s Essential Companion to Harry Potter Stories, Quidditch Through The Ages Feb 2, 2018

Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, today announced that the Hogwarts library book Quidditch Through the Ages, written by JK Rowling as Kennilworthy Whisp and narrated by acclaimed actor Andrew Lincoln, is available for the first time as a digital audiobook. More
Eddie Redmayne to Narrate Audiobook Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Eddie Redmayne to Narrate Audiobook Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Jan 30, 2017

Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content, today announced that the Hogwarts library book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, written by J.K. Rowling as Magizoologist Newt Scamander and narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, is available for the first time as a digital audio book, and can be preordered now. More
Proceeds From Updated Edition Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them To Go To Charity

Proceeds From Updated Edition Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them To Go To Charity Jan 6, 2017

Scholastic Corporation, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, will publish an updated edition of the bestselling and collectible companion book to the Harry Potter books, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword by JK Rowling, writing as Newt Scamander, and a new cover by Headcase Design on March 14, 2017. More
JK Rowling And Eddie Redmayne To Attend Special Screening Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

JK Rowling And Eddie Redmayne To Attend Special Screening Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Jun 28, 2016

Lumos Foundation USA – author JK Rowling's international non-profit children’s organization – announced today that J.K. Rowling will join Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne on stage at the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:00 pm for a conversation, followed by a special advance screening of the much-anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures feature film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. More
JK Rowling Lights Up Empire State Building To Launch Lumos USA

JK Rowling Lights Up Empire State Building To Launch Lumos USA Apr 9, 2015

JK Rowling today (April 9) lit up the iconic Empire State Building in New York to mark the launch of Lumos USA as part of the NGO’s global mission to bring light to the lives of eight million children living in orphanages and institutions around the world. More
Big Names Push Campaign For A Free And Responsible Press

Big Names Push Campaign For A Free And Responsible Press Mar 19, 2014

An unprecedented coalition of more than 200 leading figures have joined victims of past press abuse to send a strong message to newspaper bosses: don’t repeat the mistakes of the past – embrace the Leveson Royal Charter and give the British public a free and responsible press. More
Victoria Beckham And JK Rowling Unite Against Sexual Violence In Conflict

Victoria Beckham And JK Rowling Unite Against Sexual Violence In Conflict Mar 5, 2014

Leading women across the UK have joined UNICEF UK to make an unprecedented call on the Government to help end the rape and abuse of children in conflict. More
Duchess Of Cornwall Honors Henry Winkler As Literacy Hero

Duchess Of Cornwall Honors Henry Winkler As Literacy Hero Dec 5, 2013

Harry Potter author JK Rowling and Happy Days star Henry Winkler are among those who have been named as the UK’s “Literacy Heroes”. More
Hogwarts Library To Benefit Charity

Hogwarts Library To Benefit Charity Feb 18, 2013

Scholastic has announced that, in November 2013, the company will release the first boxed set of the complete Hogwarts Library in the U.S., with sales supporting charity. More
Jessica Ennis And The Queen Voted Most Inspirational Women

Jessica Ennis And The Queen Voted Most Inspirational Women Feb 18, 2013

Jessica Ennis and The Queen find themselves in a dead heat for first place in an Oxfam survey of high profile British females that women find inspiring. More
Book Review: JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy

Book Review: JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy Nov 27, 2012

JK Rowling's new book, The Casual Vacancy, was released in September, and shows a grittier side of the author who brought us Harry Potter. But the book does more than just provide us with a window into the private and dysfunctional lives of the fictional village of Pagford – it shows a side of Rowling that cares about people in the community. More
JK Rowling Announces Charity eBook Publication Of The Tales Of Beedle The Bard

JK Rowling Announces Charity eBook Publication Of The Tales Of Beedle The Bard Nov 20, 2012

JK Rowling has issued an online message to let readers in the digital world know about the eBook publication of The Tales of Beedle the Bard and encourage them to support the vital work of Lumos. More
Harry Potter Companion Books Released As eBooks

Harry Potter Companion Books Released As eBooks Aug 17, 2012

They’ve been hugely popular since 2001, and now JK Rowling's two companion books to the Harry Potter series, which she kindly wrote for Comic Relief, are available to buy as eBooks for the first time. More
JK Rowling Is Saving Old Forest From Clear Cutting

JK Rowling Is Saving Old Forest From Clear Cutting Sep 22, 2011

Ten years ago, Canada and most of the world’s publishing industry printed on paper made from old growth trees. As entrepreneur Nicole Rycroft stood surrounded by the Clayoquot Sound old forest in Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia, she couldn’t understand why. More
Light A Birthday Candle For JK Rowling's Charity

Light A Birthday Candle For JK Rowling's Charity Jun 2, 2011

JK Rowling's charity, Lumos, is asking people around the world to support its Light A Birthday Candle campaign, a year after changing its name from the Children’s High Level Group. More
Get Your Hands On Guitar Signed By Paul McCartney For Charity

Get Your Hands On Guitar Signed By Paul McCartney For Charity May 18, 2011

With news of a wedding and a new album in the works, Paul McCartney fans have a lot to look forward to at the moment. And now they have even more – a guitar signed by the former Beatle is going under the hammer to benefit a charity started by a young boy in Scotland. More
Britain's Happy List Honors Those Who Make World A Better Place

Britain's Happy List Honors Those Who Make World A Better Place May 16, 2011

Britain’s Independent on Sunday newspaper has released it’s annual Happy 100 List for 2011, which includes some familiar names for readers of LookToTheStars.org. More
Russell Brand Surprises Scottish Teenager With Charity Award

Russell Brand Surprises Scottish Teenager With Charity Award Nov 8, 2010

Scottish teenager Ryan McLaughlin, whose Shine on Scotland campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of Vitamin D in the battle against Multiple Sclerosis, has been awarded a Pride of Britain Award by Russell Brand. More
JK Rowling Makes Massive Donation To New MS Facility

JK Rowling Makes Massive Donation To New MS Facility Sep 1, 2010

Harry Potter writer JK Rowling has donated US$15 million to a multiple sclerosis charity in the name of her mother. More
JK Rowling's Charity Celebrates International Children's Day

JK Rowling's Charity Celebrates International Children's Day May 17, 2010

JK Rowling's charity – the Children's High Level Group – has changed its name to Lumos, and the organization is launching a campaign next month to celebrate International Children’s Day on June 1. More
Richard Branson To Attend Madeleine McCann Fund Event

Richard Branson To Attend Madeleine McCann Fund Event Jan 18, 2010

Richard Branson will attend a special event to raise funds for missing children, to mark the 1000th day since the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in Portugal in May, 2007. More
JK Rowling And Stephenie Meyer Sign Books For Charity

JK Rowling And Stephenie Meyer Sign Books For Charity Dec 10, 2009

Signed books by JK Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Jenson Button, Richard Branson, Ricky Gervais, Michael Parkinson and many more are going under the hammer for charity thanks to the work of a man from Bristol, UK. More
Meet Harry Potter Stars For Charity

Meet Harry Potter Stars For Charity Dec 9, 2009

The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund has waved its magic wand and is inviting bids for the ultimate present for kids this Christmas – a visit to the Harry Potter film set. More
Stars Sign Books For Charity Auction

Stars Sign Books For Charity Auction Oct 23, 2009

Eyebrows of rare book and signature collectors will rise this fall when an extraordinary collection with a tender mission will be available for an online auction beginning November 9-24, 2009. More
Wanted: Celebrity Supporters For Charity Kilimanjaro Climb

Wanted: Celebrity Supporters For Charity Kilimanjaro Climb Sep 15, 2009

Last week, Look To The Stars brought you the story of 14-year-old Ryan McLaughlin’s Child Of The Year award, which he won for single-handedly trying to stamp out Mutiple Sclerosis in Scotland with his own charity, Shine On Scotland. We can now reveal that this remarkable boy is planning to climb Mt Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of his charity, and he is looking for celebrity supporters to help him. More
Shine On Scotland Creator Wins Child Of The Year Award

Shine On Scotland Creator Wins Child Of The Year Award Sep 9, 2009

In May, Look To The Stars brought you the story of Ryan McLaughlin, a 14-year-old Scottish boy who is single-handedly trying to stamp out Mutiple Sclerosis with his own charity, Shine On Scotland. We can now happily announce that Ryan won the 2009 Child Of The Year award at a major ceremony in his native country last week. More
The Stars Come Out For Tilly

The Stars Come Out For Tilly Sep 7, 2009

A host of stars were out in the weekend to support a young British girl who contracted Meningococcal Septicaemia as a baby and lost her hands as a result. More
JK Rowling's Harry Potter Chair To Go Under Hammer For Charity

JK Rowling's Harry Potter Chair To Go Under Hammer For Charity Jul 22, 2009

Now is your chance to own the chair on which JK Rowling sat while writing Harry Potter! More
Harry Potter To Spin Magic For Comic Relief

Harry Potter To Spin Magic For Comic Relief Jul 20, 2009

Two Harry Potter spin-off books are to be reprinted, with some of the proceeds going to charity. More
Celebrity Handprints To Be Auctioned For Tilly

Celebrity Handprints To Be Auctioned For Tilly Jul 7, 2009

Last year, Look To The Stars brought you the story of Tilly Lockey, a young girl who contracted Meningococcal Septicaemia as a baby and lost her hands as a result. More