Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone gets animated for Kindle in Motion

The new Kindle in Motion ebook takes Jim Kay’s 2015 illustrated edition of the book and animates a few sequences, such as the portrait of Hogwarts Headmaster Albus Dumbledore. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is now available as an ebook featuring whimsical animations, thanks to Amazon’s Kindle in Motion technology. Jim Kay/Pottermore
“There’s a painter that was active in England in Henry the Eighth’s court called Holbein, and he’d do these beautiful oil portraits of very wealthy members of the court. Show Full Article Check out the trailer above to see what else you can expect from the ebook. What I like about early portrait painting is that you often have images, objects that are representative of that person’s trade or character,” Kay told EW in 2015 about the Dumbledore drawing. The Kindle in Motion version of   Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone   is available now, exclusively through Amazon. It’s saying there is honesty, but with a catch, with Dumbledore.”
Aside from Dumbledore, this version of   Sorcerer’s Stone will also feature animations of Harry and Hagrid traveling by boat, or the smoke wafting off the train at Platform 9 and 3/4. Finally, our experience reading an actual   Harry Potter   book will feel like the characters themselves do when reading   The Daily Prophet,   moving pictures and all. “So in Dumbledore’s portrait, the dried plant there is honesty, but on the honesty is also a little camouflaged praying mantis insect.