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Publisher Description

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...

Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. A feat of imagination and featuring a cast of remarkable characters and magical creatures, this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition for any film lover or reader’s bookshelf.

The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will have its theatrical release on 18th November 2016.

Arts & Entertainment
November 18
Pottermore Publishing
Pottermore Limited
Third Grade

Customer Reviews

sXio ,

Master stroke

I didn't have high hope in a screenplay type of the fantastic beast story, but it turns out i was wrong. Emotions and sense of marvel can be felt in each words of the book. And i finished the book moved and curious to see how the movie will set this all up.

✨Shadowfax✨ ,


First and foremost, Newt is my favorite. Ever.

Secondly: some people think this story doesn’t deserve all the hype it gets. I disagree. Remember how the first Harry Potter book was more of a simple, innocent story that grew into something deeper? I think Fantastic Beasts will do the same—just give it time.

But I’m not saying the first story is boring. In fact, it’s the opposite! We get a glimpse into magic in America, and learn about new creatures. And the characters completely blew me away!

...especially Newt. 😊🧳🦄

P.S: We get a protagonist who’s a Hufflepuff? Yes please!

Reginald Arhur ,

What’s love and where we find who says it first and foremost...

If anything picks me up long enough to put me down, I cherish the lives that pity no time left to write anything that I’d ever consider to be wronged, or simply left still, anxiously awaiting a true Listener’s lament.

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