Kingsport Times-News: J.K. Rowling missed an opportunity with “Fantastic Beasts” booksIn anticipation of the November 16 film release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone , book sales for the best-selling series are rising faster than Harry's Nimbus Two Thousand broomstick in a championship Quidditch match. Rowling must be asking herself, Does it get any better than this? We'll soon find out because the witching hour is almost upon us, and we may all be in danger of falling under the spell of this film based on the first book in Rowling's fantasy phenomenon. Director Chris Columbus no less set out to discover the U. True to the book, the cast and shooting locations are completely British.
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The books have been completely redesigned to form an elegant boxed set with colorful boards, headbands, footbands, and foil stamping. These books are written by J. Rowling herself under the pseudonyms Newt Scamander and Kennilworthy Whisp. Finally, Muggles will have the chance to discover where the Quintaped lives, what the Puffskein eats, and why it is best not to leave milk out for a Knarl. The Quidditch textbook explains where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, and why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their clothes.
Rowling under the pen name of the fictitious author Newt Scamander about the magical creatures in the Harry Potter universe. The original version, illustrated by the author herself, purports to be Harry Potter 's copy of the textbook of the same name mentioned in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the US , the first novel of the Harry Potter series. It includes several notes inside it supposedly handwritten by Harry, Ron Weasley , and Hermione Granger , detailing their own experiences with some of the beasts described, and including in-jokes relating to the original series. In a interview with publisher Scholastic , Rowling stated that she chose the subject of magical creatures because it was a fun topic for which she had already developed a lot of information in earlier books. Rowling's name did not appear on the cover of the first edition, the work being credited under the pen name "Newt Scamander", who, in the books, wrote this textbook as seen on Harry's supply list for his first year. On 12 September , Warner Bros. She came up with a plan for a movie after Warner Bros.
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