Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them  by J.K. Rowling

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling

Author : J.K. Rowling

Publisher : Bloomsbury Press

Published date : 2009-06-05

Category : Novel

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling

The book ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find’ is a copy of Harry Potter's textbook that was written by Newt Scamander, a magizoologist and fictional character from Series. The book has the same name as previously mentioned in the first novel of Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The book is a part of syllabus of first year Hogwarts students.

The books holds information about mysterious animals or beasts, their lifestyle, habits with special section about what not to feed or be careful about when dealing with or handling any beast. While the book takes you to a journey across five continents in quest to find magical beasts, the handwritten detailing and comments by Harry, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley on their personal experiences adds light humour to the background.

About the Author

J.K. Rowling
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J.K. Rowling

Rowling was born to Anne Rowling (née Volant) and Peter James Rowling, a Rolls-Royce aircraft engineer, on 31 July 1965 in Yate, Gloucestershire, England, 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Bristol. Her mother Anne was half-French and half-Scottish. Her parents first met on a train departing from King's Cross Station bound for Arbroath in 1964. They married on 14 March 1965. Her mother's maternal grandfather, Dugald Campbell, was born in Lamlash on the Isle of Arran. Her mother's paternal grandfather, Louis Volant, was awarded the Croix de Guerre for exceptional bravery in defending the village of Courcelles-le-Comte during the First World War. Rowling's sister Dianne was born at their home when Rowling was 23 months old. The family moved to the nearby village Winterbourne when Rowling was four. She attended St Michael's Primary School, a school founded by abolitionist William Wilberforce and education reformer Hannah More. Her headmaster at St Michael's, Alfred Dunn, has been suggested as the inspiration for the Harry Potter headmaster Albus Dumbledore. As a child, Rowling often wrote fantasy stories, which she would usually then read to her sister. She recalls that: "I can still remember me telling her a story in which she fell down a rabbit hole and was fed strawberries by the rabbit family inside it. Certainly the first story I ever wrote down (when I was five or six) was about a rabbit called Rabbit. He got the measles and was visited by his friends, including a giant bee called Miss Bee." At the age of nine, Rowling moved to Church Cottage in the Gloucestershire village of Tutshill, close to Chepstow, Wales. When she was a young teenager, her great aunt, who Rowling said "taught classics and approved of a thirst for knowledge, even of a questionable kind," gave her a very old copy of Jessica Mitford's autobiography, Hons and Rebels. Mitford became Rowling's heroine, and Rowling subsequently read all of her books.

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