Jim Kay is an English artist from Northhampshire, England, who won the Kate Greenway Medal in 2012 for his illustrations for the book A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. He was selected personally by J. K. Rowling to present illustrations of every title in the Harry Potter series in technicolour.
The first title, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was released on 6 October 2015, featuring over 100 full-colour illustrations. Kay's illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets was published in 4 October 2016, featuring 115 new colour images. Kay's illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was published in October 2017.
- Jim Kay's official website (old)
- Jim Kay's official website (new)
- Pottermore - Jim Kay speaks at the House of Illustration
- Pottermore - Jim Kay on the illustrated edition of Harry Potter
- Pottermore - Artist Jim Kay on illustrating Harry Potter
- Pottermore - Jim Kay’s Harry Potter illustrations on show at Seven Stories