The Harry Potter Books in French

October 1998

Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers

The French translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 09, 1998.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Jean-Claude Götting.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 1998

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 1999

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from around 1999

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 1999

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from around 2000

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2007

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2010

March 1999

Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets

The French translation of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on March 23, 1999.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Jean-Claude Götting.

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 1999

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 1999

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from around 1999

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 1999

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from around 2000

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2007

October 1999

Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban

The French translation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 19, 1999.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Jean-Claude Götting.

Proof copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 1999

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 1999

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from around 1999

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 1999

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from around 2000

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2007

November 2000

Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu

The French translation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on November 30, 2000.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Jean-Claude Götting.

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2000

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2001

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2007

Promotional bookmark, from 2000

Promotional plastic bag, from 2000

Promotional plastic bag, from 2000

Newspaper advert, from 2000

Unofficial Book Launch Event poster, from 2000

December 2003

Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix

The French translation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on December 03, 2003.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Jean-Claude Götting.

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2003

Copy of Harry Potter l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2005

Copy of Harry Potter l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2007

Promotional poster, from 2003

Promotional banner, from 2003

« Le Tournoi des Lecteurs » leaflet, from 2003

Book Launch Event pass, from 2003

Boxset of the 5 first Harry Potter books, 2003

October 2005

Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé

The French translation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 01, 2005.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Jean-Claude Götting.

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2005

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2006

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2007

Promotional poster, from 2005

October 2007

Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort

The French translation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 27, 2007.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Jean-Claude Götting.

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2007

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2008

Promotional poster, from 2007

Promotional display, from 2007

Book Launch Event invitation, from 2007

Press release, from 2007

Poster for the Tournée du Magicobus promotional tour, from 2007

Ticket for the Tournée du Magicobus promotional tour, from 2007

Tournée du Magicobus competition leaflet, from 2007

Press release for the Tournée du Magicobus promotional tour, from 2007

October 2008

The Clothbound Editions

On October 02, 2008, Gallimard Jeunesse released clothbound editions of the two first Harry Potter books, with cover art by Jean-Claude Götting.

Books 3 and 4 got released on June 25, 2009. Books 5 to 7 got released on October 29, 2009.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2008

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2008

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2009

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2009

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2009

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2009

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2009

September 2011

The Jon Gray Editions

On September 29, 2011, Gallimard Jeunesse released new editions of the Harry Potter books.

The new editions were translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Jon Gray.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2011

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2011

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2011

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2011

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2011

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2011

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2011

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, date unknown

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, date unknown

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, date unknown

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, date unknown

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, date unknown

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, date unknown

October 2012

The Bibliothèque Gallimard Jeunesse Edition

On October 25, 2012, Gallimard Jeunesse released a new edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, as part of a celebratory ollection of classic books from the publisher.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard, with a foreword by French writer Anna Gavalda.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2012

Press release for Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2012

October 2015

Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers

The Jim Kay editions

The French translation of Jim Kay’s edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 22, 2015.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Jim Kay.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2015

October 2016

The Olly Moss Editions

On October 03, 2016, Gallimard Jeunesse released new editions of the Harry Potter books.

The new editions were translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Olly Moss.

The books would end up being released as hardcovers, paperbacks and audiobooks.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2016

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2016

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2016

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2016

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2016

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2016

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2016

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2017

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2017

Copy of a boxset of the seven Harry Potter books, from 2017

Boxset of the seven Harry Potter books, from 2020

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from around 2021

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from around 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from around 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from around 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from around 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from around 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from around 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from around 2021

October 2016

Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets

The Jim Kay editions

The French translation of Jim Kay’s edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 03, 2016.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Jim Kay.

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2016

October 2017

Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban

The Jim Kay editions

The French translation of Jim Kay’s edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 12, 2017.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Jim Kay.

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2017

Promotional display, from 2017

Promotional display, from 2017

Promotional display, from 2017

February 2018

Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers

The Levi Pinfold editions

The French translation of Levi Pinfold’s editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on February 01, 2018.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Levi Pinfold.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2018

October 2018

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

The French translations of the companion books related to the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition were published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 04, 2018.

The book were translated by Marie Renier.

Copy of Harry Potter : Un monde de magie, from 2018

Copy of Harry Potter : À la découverte de l’Histoire de la Magie, from 2018

February 2019

Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets

The Levi Pinfold editions

The French translation of Levi Pinfold’s editions of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on February 07, 2019.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Levi Pinfold.

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2019

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2019

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2019

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2019

October 2019

Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu

The Jim Kay editions

The French translation of Jim Kay’s edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 24, 2019.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Jim Kay.

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2019

Promotional poster for Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu and other books, from 2019

October 2019

The Brian Selznick Editions

On October 24, 2019, Gallimard Jeunesse released new editions of the Harry Potter books.

The new editions were translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Brian Selznick.

The books only got sold as part of the boxset.

Boxset of the seven Harry Potter books, from 2019

January 2020

Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban

The Levi Pinfold editions

The French translation of Levi Pinfold’s editions of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on January 23, 2020.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Levi Pinfold.

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2020

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2020

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2020

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2020

October 2020

Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers

The Minalima edition

The French translation of Minalima’s edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 22, 2020.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Minalima.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2020

January 2021

Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu

The Levi Pinfold editions

The French translation of Levi Pinfold’s editions of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on January 21, 2021.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Levi Pinfold.

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2021

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2021

November 2021

Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets

The Minalima edition

The French translation of Minalima’s edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on November 11, 2021.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Minalima.

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2021

January 2022

Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix

The Levi Pinfold editions

The French translation of Levi Pinfold’s editions of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on January 20, 2022.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Levi Pinfold.

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

Promotional poster for Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

Promotional poster for Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

Promotional poster for Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

Promotional poster for Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

October 2022

Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix

The Jim Kay editions

The French translation of Jim Kay’s edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 27, 2022.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Jim Kay and Neil Packer.

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2022

October 2022

Harry Potter : Une Année de Magie

The Jim Kay editions

The French translation of Jim Kay’s edition of A Magical Year was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 27, 2022.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Jim Kay.

Copy of Harry Potter : Une Année de Magie, from 2022

November 2022

50 Years of Gallimard Jeunesse

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, French publisher Gallimard Jeunesse released a book about their history. The book featured some elements related to the Harry Potter series.

Copy of Gallimard Jeunesse : 50 ans, from 2022

January 2023

The 25th Anniversary Editions

On January 19, 2023, Gallimard Jeunesse released a boxset for the 25th anniversary of the Harry Potter books in French.

The boxset included the seven Harry Potter books with a cover design that reminded that of the original Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers and Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, with a quote on the front cover, and 8 postcards with Jean-Claude Götting’s art.

Copy of the 25th Anniversary Editions boxset, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2023

January 2023

Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé

The Levi Pinfold editions

The French translation of Levi Pinfold’s editions of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on January 19, 2023.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Levi Pinfold.

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2023

May 2023

The Stéphane Fert Editions

On May 25, 2023, Gallimard Jeunesse released new editions of the Harry Potter books.

The new editions were translated by Jean-François Ménard, with cover art by Stéphane Fert.

Copy of Harry Potter à l’école des sorciers, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et la Coupe de Feu, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et l’Ordre du Phénix, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prince de Sang-Mêlé, from 2023

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2023

October 2023

Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban

The Minalima edition

The French translation of Minalima’s edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 12, 2023.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Minalima.

Copy of Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2023

Promotional poster for Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d’Azkaban, from 2023

October 2023

Harry Potter : Le Guide Ultime

The French translation of Harry Potter: The Wizarding Almanac was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on October 12, 2023.

The book was translated by Laetita Devaux and Jean-François Ménard.

Copy of Harry Potter : Le Guide Utlime, from 2023

January 2024

Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort

The Levi Pinfold editions

The French translation of Levi Pinfold’s editions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was published by Gallimard Jeunesse on January 18, 2024.

The book was translated by Jean-François Ménard and illustrated by Levi Pinfold.

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2024

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2024

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2024

Copy of Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort, from 2024