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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Rowling under the pen name of the fictitious author Newt Scamander about the magical creatures in the Harry Potter universe. The original version, illustrated by the author herself, purports to be Harry Potter 's copy of the textbook of the same name mentioned in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the US , the first novel of the Harry Potter series. It includes several notes inside it supposedly handwritten by Harry, Ron Weasley , and Hermione Granger , detailing their own experiences with some of the beasts described, and including in-jokes relating to the original series. In a interview with publisher Scholastic , Rowling stated that she chose the subject of magical creatures because it was a fun topic for which she had already developed a lot of information in earlier books. Rowling's name did not appear on the cover of the first edition, the work being credited under the pen name "Newt Scamander", who, in the books, wrote this textbook as seen on Harry's supply list for his first year. On 12 September , Warner Bros. She came up with a plan for a movie after Warner Bros.
A joint British and American production, it is a spin-off and prequel to the Harry Potter film series , and is produced and written by J. Rowling in her screenwriting debut, inspired by her guide book of the same name. It is the first installment in the Fantastic Beasts film series , and ninth overall in the Wizarding World franchise, that began with the Harry Potter films. As Newt listens to her speaking about witches and wizards being real and dangerous, a Niffler escapes from Newt's magically expanded suitcase, which houses various magical creatures. As Newt attempts to capture the Niffler, he meets No-Maj cannery worker and aspiring baker Jacob Kowalski, and they unwittingly swap suitcases. However, as Jacob's suitcase contains only baked goods, Newt is released.
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The world is wider than you know and deeper than you imagine. Welcome wizards, witches, muggles and magical beings of all kinds to the Wizarding World, a place of magic beyond your wildest dreams. There are a legion of new characters to meet, new histories, locations and impossible creatures to discover and an entire lexicon of spectacular spells to add to your wizarding know-how. Now J. Into this world of speakeasies and soaring skyscrapers comes a wizard named Newt Scamander, carrying a rather unusual suitcase, a suitcase destined to lead Newt to spectacular adventure! Now you can get behind the scenes of Fantastic Beasts with new titles that unlock the secrets of the wizarding world from insights into the making of the film, interviews with the actors bringing Newt and his cohort to life to posters, activity books and much, much more. A brand new edition of this essential companion to the Harry Potter stories, with a new foreword from J.