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Accio UK to auction signed HP books for literacy

April 7, 2008 -- Magdalen College, Oxford, England -- Accio UK is pleased to announce that J.K. Rowling has generously donated a full set of all seven adult edition Harry Potter books, with each book individually signed by the author, to Accio UK to raise funds for the National Literacy Trust. Six of the books will be separately auctioned at the Accio 2008 conference, and the winner of the seventh book will be chosen from tickets sold at a raffle to be held at the conference.

Accio 2008 is a conference to be held at Magdalen College from 25-27 July 2008 that will bring together academics and adult fans to discuss the Harry Potter series in the Hogwarts- like setting of the University of Oxford. Accio 2008 seeks to enhance the appreciation of J.K. Rowling's novels as works of literature in her home country.

A limited number of registrations are still available. For more information or to register for the conference, please visit: . For more information on the National Literacy Trust, please visit: .

Published April 7, 2008

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