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Fantastic beasts and where to find them

Author: J K Rowling
Publisher: New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books ; London : Obscurus Books, 2009, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbooks written by J.K. Rowling under a pseudonym. It is an A to Z listing of magical beasts and their classifications, believed by Muggles to be mythical, like the Quintaped, the Puffskein, and the Knarl.
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Named Person: J K Rowling; J K Rowling; J K Rowling
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J K Rowling
ISBN: 0439295017 9780439321624 043932162X 0747554668 9780747554660 9780439295017 0439321603 9780439321600 9781408803011 1408803011
OCLC Number: 1015636759
Notes: Written by J.K. Rowling as a fictitious author.
Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Comic Relief.
Description: xxii, 42 pages : illustrations ; 20 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.
Responsibility: Newt Scamander [i.e. J.K. Rowling] ; special edition with a foreword by Albus Dumbledore.

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One of Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbooks written by J.K. Rowling under a pseudonym. It is an A to Z listing of magical beasts and their classifications, believed by Muggles to be mythical, like the Quintaped, the Puffskein, and the Knarl.

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