By J. K. Rowling
Fantastic Beasts purports to be a duplicate replica of a textbook owned by means of Harry Potter and written through magizoologist Newt Scamander, a fictional personality within the Harry Potter sequence of novels. within the sequence, Magizoology is the examine of magical creatures.
Albus Dumbledore, headmaster of Hogwarts, offers the Foreword and explains to the reader the aim of the targeted version of this ebook (the comedian aid charity). on the finish, he tells us Muggles that "...the a laugh creatures defined hereafter are fictional and can't harm you." To his Wizarding group, he says, "Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus", that is the Hogwarts motto. The word is Latin for "Never Tickle A napping Dragon".
Fantastic Beasts and the place to discover Them includes the background of Magizoology and describes seventy five magical species came upon world wide. Scamander accrued lots of the info present in the booklet via observations remodeled years of go back and forth and throughout 5 continents. the fictitious writer notes that the 1st version was once commissioned in 1918 by means of Mr Augustus Worme of Obscurus Books. notwithstanding, it was once now not released till 1927. it really is now in its fifty-second edition.
The publication is a required textbook for first-year Hogwarts scholars, having been an licensed textbook considering its first booklet. it isn't transparent why scholars desire it of their first 12 months, as scholars don't look after Magical Creatures until eventually their 3rd yr. besides the fact that, it can be used as an encyclopaedia of darkish creatures studied in Defence opposed to the darkish Arts sessions. In his creation to the publication, Albus Dumbledore notes that it serves as a great reference for Wizarding families as well as its use at Hogwarts.
A spotlight of the publication is the varied doodles and reviews in it by way of Harry and Ron (and one by way of Hermione). in line with a few of their reviews, they have been written round the time of the fourth booklet. those doodles upload a few additional details for fanatics of the sequence, for instance the "Acromantula" access has a remark confirming Hogwarts is found in Scotland.