Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and
Where to Find Them by
Newt Scamander ~ Reading level: Ages 9-12 ~ Mass Market
Paperback - 64 pages (March 12, 2001) Arthur A. Levine; Book Description:
Now you can read two of Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbooks--Quidditch
Through the Ages and
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,
J.K. Rowling herself under two delightful noms de plume.
All proceeds from the sale of these 64-page paperbacks are being donated
to Comic Relief, an organization which "exists to tackle poverty and
promote social justice by helping disadvantaged people in the UK and
Africa to realize their aspirations and potential."
Quidditch Through the Ages--charmingly
reproduced as if it were a facsimile of the copy from Hogwarts School
of Witchcraft and Wizardry--starts with the history of broomsticks,
describes the evolution of Quidditch through the generations, and includes
the rules of the game as well as a chapter on modern-day play.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
is the most complete A to Z listing of magical beasts that exists, and
includes their classifications. From Basiliks to Jarveys to Werewolves,
this book covers all the magical beasts you've only heard of and will
introduce you to a host of new ones you haven't.