Potter sales top 300 million worldwide

Published October 4, 2005 at 8:51 AM
by Geri
from CBBC Newsround

JK Rowling's agent, Christopher Little, reportsopens in new window today that 300 million copies of the Harry Potter books have been sold worldwide. More than one-third of all copies were sold in America and the books have been translated into 63 languages, the latest one being Farsi.

A Christopher Little spokeswoman said:

We are delighted to announce that worldwide sales for the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling have now exceeded 300 million copies.

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