Harry Potter book series celebrates 15th anniversary
August 27, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- The seven books in the Harry Potter series have sold nearly 500 million copies around the world.
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" was published in the United States on Sept. 1, 1998.
To celebrate the anniversary, publisher Scholastic Books released an interview with author J.K. Rowling.
She reveals the character she would most like to bring to life is Professor Dumbledore.
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