GODDAMMIT I HATE IT WHEN I'M RIGHT GAH!
*sobbing in denial*
Jon is NOT dead! And he's not Cesar, you regurgitated mealworms! "For the Watch" my ass!
A fabulously fun A to Z of the beasts in the Harry Potter world. The book starts with an introduction by Newt Scamander (the nominal author) that discusses the purpose of the book, along with a brief history of muggle/wizard/beat relations and the evolution of which magical creatures is deemed a beast and which beings. Each beast's entry includes a danger rating, it's primary locals, and a description.
Total catnip for a Harry Potter fan; there are a few illustrations, but generally the author and publisher missed a golden opportunity to make this book amazing. Hopefully a fully illustrated edition will appear sometime in the future.