Are you ready to immerse yourself in a world of magic and adventure, but with a twist? Join us on an enchanting journey as we explore the global phenomenon of Harry Potter, where language barriers melt away, and wizards speak in tongues.
In this captivating blog post, we delve into the realm of international audiobooks, discovering how J.K. Rowling’s beloved stories have been brought to life in various languages around the globe. From butterbeer sipped to “feuerwhisky” taken, from broomsticks raced across Hogwarts’ grounds to soaring through skies on “Escobar mágica,” prepare for a spellbinding exploration of Harry Potter audiobooks in different languages!
What are audiobooks?
Audiobooks are a great way to enjoy the Harry Potter series in different languages. The audiobooks are read by the actors who played the characters in the movies and also by professional readers. You can listen to them using your computer or find an audiobook player to let you listen to them while on the go.
What are the different languages of Harry Potter audiobooks?
The first three Harry Potter books were released on CD and digital download in seven different languages to whet audiobook listeners’ appetites. The seventh book was recently released as a Kindle exclusive.
- The Philosopher’s Stone (1997)
- The Chamber of Secrets (2002)
- The Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
- The Goblet of Fire (2005)
- Order of the Phoenix (2007)
- Half-Blood Prince (2009)
- Deathly Hallows: Part 1(2011) * Kindle exclusive*
Who makes Harry Potter audiobooks in different languages?
Harry Potter audiobooks are popular worldwide, and there are many different translations of the books into various languages.
The Czech translation is very well-known, but there are also French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Swedish and Dutch translations. The actual audiobook production varies from language to language. In some cases, audiobooks are written and produced by a single person; in others, they may be collaborative productions involving a team of people.
Where to find Harry Potter audiobooks in different languages?
You have several options if you’re looking for Harry Potter audiobooks in a different language. Different publishers release their books in different languages, so it’s worth doing some research to find the audiobooks that are available in your language.
Some of the most popular international Harry Potter audiobooks include “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (German), “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (French), and “Harry Potter and the Order of The Phoenix” (Spanish).