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Fantastic beasts and where to find them

Author: J K Rowling; Newt Scamander; Tomislav Tomić
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2017. ©2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an introduction to the magical beasts of the Wizarding World. In this updated edition, eagle-eyed readers will spot a number of new beasts and an intriguing new author's note. Scamander's years of travel and research have created a tome of unparalleled importance. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books - the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J K Rowling; Newt Scamander; Tomislav Tomić
ISBN: 9781408880715 1408880717
OCLC Number: 962849862
Notes: Originally published in 2001 by Bloomsbury Publishing. Text copyright 2001.
Description: 98 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: About this book --
What is a beast? --
A brief history of Muggle awareness of fantastic beasts --
Magical beasts in hiding --
Why magizoology matters --
Ministry of magic classifications --
An A-Z of fantastic beasts.
Other Titles: Fantastic beasts & where to find them
Fantastic beasts and where to find them (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Newt Scamander ; J.K. Rowling ; interior illustrations by Tomislav Tomic.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an introduction to the magical beasts of the Wizarding World. In this updated edition, eagle-eyed readers will spot a number of new beasts and an intriguing new author's note. Scamander's years of travel and research have created a tome of unparalleled importance. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books - the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the Hungarian Horntail ... Others will surprise even the most ardent amateur Magizoologist. Dip in to discover the curious habits of magical beasts across five continents.

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