Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

by J.K. Rowling (writing as Magizoologist Newt Scamander)

Published by Bloomsbury on 7th November 2017

This glorious paperback edition of Newt Scamander’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is considered a classic throughout the wizarding world. It 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.

Here is a small gallery of the few of the artworks from the book…

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“I think that if you examine the ordinary, you find the extraordinary. Once you start looking, you realize we have lots of our own fantastic beasts right here.”

— Olivia Lomenech Gill

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