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Text and an illustration from "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" are displayed on an iPad. The J.K. Rowling books are being released with animated or interactive illustrations, but only through Apple’s iBooks Store and require the use of an Apple mobile device or a Mac computer. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

‘Harry Potter’ e-books come to life in new Apple edition (access required)

NEW YORK — You don't need to be a wizard to see the "Harry Potter" books come to life. The seven books are getting a makeover with more than 200 new illustrations in enhanced e-books made for Apple devices. More than half of the illustrations are animated or interactive, with such touches as a golden snitch ...