Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Read by Eddie Redmayne
A set textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamander's masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the wizarding world.... show more
A set textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamander's masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the wizarding world. Scamander's years of travel and research have created a tome of unparalleled importance. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books - the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the Hungarian Horntail... others will surprise even the most ardent amateur Magizoologist. Narrated by Eddie Redmayne, this is the first audio book edition of Scamander's textbook ever to be released. Having starred as Newt Scamander himself in the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, who better to narrate this Hogwarts Library book from one of the wizarding world's most famous Magizoologists? Eddie's film credits include The Danish Girl, My Week with Marilyn, Les Misérables and The Theory of Everything, for which he won a Golden Globe, an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor. Dip in to discover the curious habits of magical beasts across five continents... 15% of the proceeds* from this audiobook will be available to Comic Relief and Lumos Foundation for their work with children and young people to help them have a better life. 20% of these monies will be used by Comic Relief and 80% will be used by Lumos Foundation. Comic Relief is a registered charity in the UK with charity nos. 326568 (England/Wales) and SC039730 (Scotland). Lumos Foundation is a registered charity in the UK with no. 1112575. *Proceeds means the cash-price or cash-equivalent price less sales taxes.
Format: Audible Audio Edition
Publish date: 2017-03-14
Publisher: Pottermore from J.K. Rowling
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: Harry Potter Companion Books -2 (#1)
I will admit that I watched the movie before I read this book so I was pretty excited to pick this one up and return to the amazing world of Harry Potter, however, it was not quite what I was expecting. Based upon the fact that I saw the movie first, I assumed (I know I know) that this book was goin...
This is written so much better than Cursed Child (which was obvious that Rowling didn't write). I hated that one and like to pretend it doesn't exist. But Fantastic Beasts has all of Rowling's humor and writing style. I don't really like this whole screenplay thing, I'd much rather her take the time...
I absolutely loved this! It was so nice to be back in this world again. I've not yet seen the movie (I know, I know), and now I'm even more keen to.I was a little worried initially about it being written is screenplay format, but I actually ended up loving that it was.I loved the characters, the set...
Good for those who haven't seen the movie yet.
I really enjoyed the Fantastic Beasts screenplay. Reading a screenplay is quite a bit different than a book as there’s less description, making it harder to imagine the setting. But the rich plot and brilliant cast of characters meant this only bothered me marginally. When Magizoologist Newt Scama...