Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander
I was watching the movie and realized I hadn’t read this book. So after I finished watching the film, I quickly found the audiobook and started to listen.
The book itself is a Hogwart’s textbook on magical beasts found throughout the world. It’s full of information that in the movie, Newt was working on gathering.
The audiobook is narrated by Eddie Redmayne. Since I went from watching him on my television to listening to him, it really was like Newt was there, reading aloud to me. I could distinctly picture Newt’s excitement as he talks about his favorite subject. The beastly sound effects were pretty great as well. It was all-around, a wonderful listening experience.
A lovely way to jump back into this magical universe.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (original screenplay) by J.K. Rowling
Ah, I loved this! It’s the movie’s screenplay and oh my it’s just as magical. I didn’t think it would translate as well, but it did! See, this is what I wish Cursed Child would have been. Sigh.
It’s fairly quick to get through this book. And as I read along, I could instantly recall the movie. It was like watching the film all over again.
Fingers crossed the screenplay for The Crimes of Grindelwald comes out soon!
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