The Wizarding world of Harry Potter is about to welcome The Walking Dead. Andrew Lincoln, you know, Sheriff Rick Grimes, is set to narrate the first ever audiobook version of Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling, a.k.a. in-universe author Kennilworthy Whisp. The book, first released in 2015, is a definitive guide to the wizarding sport. It covers the history, the highlights, the development of various racing brooms--all the insider info you want to know if, like me, you're into fictional sports. And the audiobook will level up the experience with sound design and exclusive Quidditch match commentary from Ginny Potter and Rita Skeeter.
In a release, Lincoln shared his excitement: "The Wizarding world is one that I always wanted to get the chance to step into. What makes this project so special is not only that it allowed me opportunities to create something my kids love and enjoy, but it also supports great causes, like Comic Relief and Lumos."
A portion of the proceeds from this Pottermore audiobook will go to Comic Relief and Lumos. If you don't want to quittich, you can place your pre-order for the Quidditch Through the Ages audiobook exclusively from Audible. The title will be released on March 15.
Are you looking forward to hearing Lincoln's soothing voice tell you all about the history of Quidditch? Fly to the comments and let us know if you're planning to listen to this audiobook.
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Amy Ratcliffe is an Associate Editor for Nerdist and a proud Hufflepuff. Follow her on Twitter.
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