This gorgeous new paperback edition of the Hogwarts Library brings together three much loved classics from the Wizarding World – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. Each handsome paperback features stunning colour art by Jonny Duddle and beautiful interior line illustrations by Tomislav Tomic. A treasure trove of magical facts and fairytales, the Hogwarts Library is an essential companion to the Harry Potter series, illuminating everything from the origins of the Golden Snitch to the curious habits of Nifflers and the haunting Tale of the Three Brothers. Required reading in every wizarding household, these are a delight for both wizards and Muggles alike. This set includes the updated edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which features a foreword from J.K. Rowling (writing as acclaimed Magizoologist Newt Scamander) and six new beasts!
Author Biography: J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 500 million copies, been translated into over 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos), and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos), as well as a screenplay inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which marked the start of a five-film series to be written by the author. She has also collaborated on a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, which opened in London's West End in the summer of 2016 and on Broadway in early 2018. In 2012, J.K. Rowling's digital company Pottermore was launched, where fans can enjoy news, features and articles, as well as original content from J.K. Rowling. She is also the author of The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adult readers, and the Strike crime series, written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE and Companion of Honour, France's Legion d'honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.