Jonny Duddle has illustrated the covers for the new Hogwarts Library Books, these new updated hardback editions have been brought to life for a new audience with amazing inside illustrations by Tomislav Tomic.
With the huge success of the film of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them the new Hogwarts library book will be out in shops in March.This collectible hardback has been revised and updated by J.K. Rowling, bringing the original classic book up to date with new content that reflects the exciting developments in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.
New beasts lurk within the pages of this edition and eagle-eyed readers will have fun spotting them among the much-loved favourites. J.K. Rowling’s new introduction, written from the viewpoint of Newt Scamander, offers tantalising hints about the Magizoologist’s adventures and relationships, and Tomislav Tomic’s beautiful line illustrations bring many of the beasts to roaring, stomping, growling life.
Jonny Duddle’s new bright and colourful jacket design creates a cohesive look that complements the covers of the seven classic Harry Potter novels, as well as the new look Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
Proceeds from the sale of this edition will go to Comic Relief and J.K. Rowling’s own international charity Lumos, charities which help some of the world’s most vulnerable children and young people, to help them have a better life.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has been an approved textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since its publication. Newt Scamander’s masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations and 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.
Check out the amazing jackets below.
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