Harry Potter book sales exceed magical 250 million
November 17, 2003 at 8:48 AM ET
HPANA (via Reuters)
The boy hero has conjured up a new record - a quarter billion Harry Potter books sold in more than 200 countries and 60 languages, author JK Rowling's agent Christopher Little told Reuters today.
"JK Rowling has begun work on the sixth book about the boy wizard. As yet no date is fixed for its release," said Little.
The Sunday Times thinks even Rowling might be tempted to write past her publicly stated limit of seven books, as the latest adventure made her about £388 per word: