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Original version[ edit ] Fantastic Beasts purports to be a reproduction of a textbook owned by Harry Potter and written by magizoologist Newt Scamander, a character in the fictional Harry Potter series. In the series, magizoology is the study of magical creatures.
Albus Dumbledoreheadmaster of Hogwartsprovides the foreword and explains the purpose of the special edition of this book the Comic Relief charity.
At the end, he tells the reader, " The amusing creatures described hereafter are fictional and cannot hurt you. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them contains the history of magizoology and describes 85 magical species found around the world.
Scamander says that he collected most of the information found in the book through observations made over years of travel across five continents. He notes that the first edition was commissioned in by Augustus Worme of Obscurus Books.
However, it was not published until It is now in its fifty-second edition. In the Harry Potter universethe book is a required textbook for first-year Hogwarts students, having been an approved textbook since its first publication.
In his foreword to the book, Albus Dumbledore notes that it serves as an excellent reference for wizarding households in addition to its use at Hogwarts.
The book features doodles and comments added by Ron Weasley. The comments would appear to have been written around the time of the fourth book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
These doodles add some extra information for fans of the series for example the " Acromantula " entry has a comment confirming that Hogwarts is located in Scotland along with comic relief such as Ron saying "you're not kidding" when talking about the Hungarian Horntail being the most fearsome dragon of all, a reference to Harry's encounter with one in the fourth book.
The cover design of the first edition of the book features apparent claw marks from an unidentified animal. Newt Scamander in the foreword stated the reason the six new creatures were not previously included is because MACUSA president Seraphina Picquery requested the more important American creatures not be mentioned to deter wizarding sightseers at a time when the US wizarding community were subject to greater persecution than their European counterparts, and after Scamander had contributed to a breach of the International Statute of Secrecy in New York.
About Newt Scamander[ edit ] This section describes a work or element of fiction in a primarily in-universe style. Please help rewrite it to explain the fiction more clearly and provide non-fictional perspective. In Hogwartshe was sorted into Hufflepuff house. His career included a brief stint in the Office of House-elf Relocation, a transfer to the Beast Divisionthe creation of the Werewolf Register inthe passage of the Ban on Experimental Breeding, and many research trips for the Dragon Research and Restraint Bureau.
When retired, he lived in Dorset with his wife Porpentina and their pet Kneazles: Hoppy, Milly and Mauler. He had a grandson named Rolf, who married Luna Lovegood a character who appeared in the last three Harry Potter novels some time after the events of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
In the film adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Themit is mentioned that Scamander was expelled from Hogwarts following an unspecified incident involving one of his creatures, but Albus Dumbledore argued in his defence.Aug 29, · Rowling, speaking at the Independent Bath Literature Festival last night, said she was not planning to return to the story of the "Marauders" – who attended her fictional Hogwarts School of Witchcraft before Harry Potter – because she didn't think much of prequels.
"I'm never going to say never but I have no current plans. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (or simply Fantastic Beasts) is the first prequel of a series of films based on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, one of the companion books to J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. It premiered on 18 November, The script of the first film was released in book form on 19 November The film was Rowling's screen writing arteensevilla.comor(s): David Yates.
An word, untitled short story, unofficially known as the Harry Potter prequel, was written by J. K. Rowling in as part of a charity auction event, for which it fetched £25, The story recounts an encounter with muggle police experienced by Sirius Black and James Potter, taking place before the events of the Harry Potter series.
The manuscript was stolen in When Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows came out in , author J.K. Rowling was pretty insistent that the seventh installment had closed the book on the adventures of the Boy Who Lived.
Rowling's contribution was an word Harry Potter prequel that concerns Harry's father, James Potter, and godfather, Sirius Black, and takes place three years before Harry was born.
The cards were collated and sold for charity in book form in August Children: 3. J.K. Rowling announced on Friday that she was extending the wizarding universe with a new play that would be a part of the official canon — "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." I'm also very excited to confirm today that a new play called Harry Potter and the #CursedChild will be opening in .