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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" new cover revealed

New cover artwork for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," designed by Kazu Kibuishi. Scholastic

Raise a glass of butterbeer and make a toast -- today, July 31, is Harry Potter's birthday.

The Boy Who Lived turns 33 on Wednesday (the Harry Potter wiki lists his year of birth as 1980). Potter shares a birthday with his non-fictional creator, author J.K. Rowling, who turns 48.

There's no word on what they got as birthday presents, but Scholastic has given fans a treat to enjoy -- the publisher released the newly-designed cover for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows."

The series is getting new cover artwork to mark the 15th anniversary of the first "Potter" book's publication. The new versions, all created by artist Kazu Kibuishi, will be seen on new U.S. paperback editions of the series.

Each of Kibushi's seven covers depict "a distinct and memorable moment" from that specific book. In the case of "Deathly Hallows," that moment is Harry, Ron and Hermione riding on the back of a dragon as they are "are carried ever closer to the pivotal battle which will determine the fate of the entire wizarding world," Scholastic said.

The redesigned cover for "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" was unveiled back in February, and Scholastic has been unveiling the series' subsequent covers one by one, finishing up Wednesday with "Deathly Hallows."

The new paperback versions of the books will be released Aug. 27.

Click through the gallery at left to see all seven of the new covers, and how they compare to the original series artwork by Marie GrandPre.

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