Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Book
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Book
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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Written and illustrated by J. K. Rowling

Published by Scholastic


Publisher's Summary

An essential companion to the Harry Potter novels, now fully illustrated!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander's classic compendium of magical creatures, has delighted generations of wizarding readers. With this beautiful, large-scale new edition illustrated in full color, Muggles too will have the chance to discover where the Runespoor lives, what the Puffskein eats, and why shiny objects should always be kept away from the Niffler.

Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Comic Relief and J.K. Rowling's international charity, Lumos, which will do magic beyond the powers of any wizard. If you feel that this is insufficient reason to part with your money, one can only hope that passing wizards feel more charitable if they see you being attacked by a Manticore.

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  • Age Range: 9-12
  • Pages: 160
  • Book Type: chapter
  • Publication Date: November 7, 2017
  • ISBN: 1338216791
  • ISBN 13: 9781338216790
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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader

Definitely worth reading! This is probably my favorite book that is about the Harry Potter wizarding world but isn't one of the seven books in the original series. The recent audiobook edition is fun too--it's read by Eddie Redmayne, who plays Newt Scamander in the movies.

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