This glorious new edition of Newt Scamander's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (considered a classic throughout the wizarding world) features an extraordinary array of magical creatures, from Acromantula to Yeti via ten different breeds of dragon - all beautifully illustrated in full colour by the brilliantly inventive, Greenaway Medal shortlisted Olivia Lomenech Gill. This deluxe edition is a must-have for any Potter fan. It comes with a gorgeous art print in a beautiful slipcase and features the fully updated 2017 text - which includes new profiles of six magnificent beasts that inhabit North America and a new foreword by J.K. Rowling, writing as Newt Scamander.
This book is part of a book series called Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them .
There are 160 pages in this book. This book was published 2017 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC .
J K Rowling grew up in a small village on the English/Welsh border. In 1990, after moving to London, she was sitting on a delayed train back home from Manchester when she had the idea of a boy wizard who went to wizarding school. It took a year for her agent Christopher Little to find a publisher. Lots of them turned it down. In June 1997 Bloomsbury published Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone under the name J. K. Rowling. The next six books of the Harry Potter series took her nearly another 10 years to write and publish, with the movies based on the books released in between publications. JK also wrote three short Hogwarts Library companion books for charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in aid of Comic Relief, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard in aid of Lumos. In 2016 she worked with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany to continue Harrys story in a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened in London, followed by the USA and Australia. She also wrote the screenplay for the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first in a series of new adventures, taking place before the time of Harry Potter, featuring wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander, the author of the book she created for Comic Relief in 2001. The second film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, was released in 2018, and the third in 2022. JK has also written The Ickabog, and The Christmas Pig, a standalone adventure story about a boys love for his most treasured thing and how far he will go to find it. The author lives in Scotland with her family and two dogs. https://stories. jkrowling. com/en-us/home/ Michael Morpurgo has an unparalleled reputation as a children's storyteller. He was Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, has written over 100 books and is the winner of many awards, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize, the Blue Peter Award and the Red House Children's Book Award. His books are translated and read around the world and his hugely popular novel War Horse is now both a critically acclaimed stage play and a highly successful film. Michael and his wife, Clare, live in Devon. Visit Michael's website at: www. michaelmorpurgo. com Olivia Lomenech Gill is an artist and illustrator. She has previously worked with Michael and Clare Morpurgo on Where My Wellies Take Me, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway medal, and is the illustrator of the new edition of J. K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Olivia lives in Northumberland. Visit her website at: www. oliviagill. com
This book contains the following story:
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone...
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
JK's story 'Fantastic Beasts and where to find them' has been transformed into an amazing film, and this series links together the books that have bene made to tie in with that movie magic. View the trailer for the movie here.