NY Public Library displays rare Rowling book

NEW YORK (AP) - December 3, 2008 "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" is a collection of five stories that's mentioned in the last book in Rowling's "Harry Potter" series. It's being published on Thursday.

Rowling originally wrote and illustrated seven copies of the book as gifts. She gave one to Arthur Levine at Scholastic, which published the American versions of the books. It's Levine's copy that will be on display at the library from Thursday until Jan. 4.

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