Date: 21st October 2002

JK Rowling 'writing secret Harry Potter novel'

JK Rowling could be writing an extra Harry Potter book.

She has always said that there will be seven books about the young wizard.

Warner Bros has applied to the UK patents office to register all seven expected titles of Rowling's novels plus one more.
Rowling is currently writing the fifth installment Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix.

As well as that title, Warners has registered Harry Potter and the Pyramids of Furmat, Harry Potter and the Chariots of Light, and Harry Potter and the Alchemist's Cell.
The protection covers everything from fire extinguishers, to breakfast cereals and cartoons

Warner Bros has declined to comment on the news that an eighth book is being planned.

Source: Press Release