A popular British writer, as a sign of support for Ukraine, provided free access to electronic books about Harry Potter, which were published in Ukrainian
JK Rowling is not the first time supports Ukraine in the war unleashed by the Russian Federation / Photo: Getty Images
JK Rowling is one of the first world celebrities who supported the Ukrainian people and opposed the war unleashed by the Russian Federation. In early March, the author of the Harry Potter saga donated more than a million dollars to Ukrainian children who suffered at the hands of the invaders.
Now she decided to make another kind gesture. So, JK Rowling posted on her website books about Harry Potter translated into Ukrainian by the publishing house “A-ba-ba-ha-la-ma-ha”.
The Pottermore Publishing website has all seven parts of the Harry Potter adventures. Anyone can read them online.
Now there is a Ukrainian version for only three books – “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” and “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”. Other books in Ukrainian should appear soon.
When the invasion of Ukraine began, our team was shocked at the impact it had on so many people. We, like everyone else, wanted to provide at least some help. Therefore, we are trying to provide free access to Harry Potter e-books to all those affected by the war,” the website said in a statement.
The Pottermore Publishing team thanked everyone who helped them and expressed their condolences to those affected by the war in Ukraine.
We hope that the availability of these books will help bring some light into the lives of people who are going through their darkest times right now.
At the same time, JK Rowling confirmed this initiative on her page in Twitter adding the symbolic hashtag #SlavaUkraini and two blue and yellow heart emojis.
— JK Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 24, 2022
Recall that due to the attack of the aggressor country on Ukraine, the copyright holders of the LitRes and MyBook libraries withdrew e-books about Harry Potter from sale in Russia. By the way, Stephen King also refused to cooperate with Russian publishing houses in support of Ukraine.
Earlier, we also reported that JK Rowling openly decided to call Putin a killer.