A couple of weeks back, J.K. Rowling launched Harry Potter at Home, an online home filled with puzzles, quizzes and games. Now, Daniel Radcliffe and other celebrities will be reading chapters from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or Sorcerer’s Stone) on the magical portal and fans can contribute their own original artwork, which may appear on the site, too.
Daniel Radcliffe Reads Harry Potter
Harry Potter at Home holds a collection of activities for Potterheads. Adding to these set of activities is a video of Daniel Radcliffe reading the first chapter of the very first book of the Harry Potter series, “The Boy Who Lived”.
The actor who rose to fame playing Harry Potter on film is the first of the celebrities who will be contributing to the reading of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
Over the coming weeks, other contributors who will also be reading from Book 1. These include Stephen Fry, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning. The various narrators will take turns reading all the way up till Chapter Seventeen, the last chapter in the book.
Watch Daniel Radcliffe reading Harry Potter here.
The audio-only version of the reading is also available on Spotify.
Contribute Your Harry Potter Artwork
While watching the clip of Daniel Radcliffe reading the first chapter of the Harry Potter book, you will also notice different artwork being display.
In the readings of subsequent chapters, more artwork will go on display. Fans can contribute their own originals illustrations based on the book to Harry Potter at Home. Selected artworks to be included in subsequent video clips.
It is a fun way for die-hard Harry Potter fans, children and adults alike, to get involved and participate in the Harry Potter readings.
Get more details on how to contribute your Harry Potter artwork here.