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Frequently Asked Questions

 
When will the feature film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find' Them be released?

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' is out in UK and US cinemas as of 18 November 2016.

 
What is 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay'?

The published screenplay comprises J.K. Rowling’s full script of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', a feat of imagination and an exciting adventure, featuring an array of magical creatures and characters. It has been published both in print and digital editions in line with the UK and US release of the feature film from Warner Bros. Pictures.

 
What is 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' about?

The story opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander, has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical briefcase, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

 
Where can I purchase a copy of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay eBook'?

The 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' eBook is available to buy now from major digital retailers globally and Pottermore

 
Did J.K. Rowling write 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay'?

Yes, 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' marks J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut.

 
Can 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' be transferred to my Amazon Library?

Transferring directly to your Amazon Library from Pottermore is not available for this title. We advise users to download directly to their computer and copy to an app or device.

 
In what languages is 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' Available?

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' is currently available in English. We hope to add further languages soon.

 
How much will 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' eBook cost?

The eBook is priced at 12.99 USD, 12.99 EUR and 8.99 GBP.

 
Is 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' a novel?

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' is not a novel but the screenplay of the Warner Bros. Pictures' feature film, an original story written by J.K. Rowling.

 
Is 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' illustrated?

The published screenplay is not illustrated.

 
How does the screenplay differ from the original book 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', benefiting Comic Relief?

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay' is an entirely new and original story written by J.K. Rowling for the screen. The screenplay will be brought to life in Warner Bros. Pictures' upcoming feature film and was inspired by the Hogwarts textbook of the same title, which was written by J.K. Rowling's character Newt Scamander and published in 2001 in aid of Comic Relief. A new edition of the Hogwarts textbook will be available digitally and in print in March 2017. The new edition has new content from J.K. Rowling and new cover art by Olly Moss.

 
Why can't I buy the eBook of the Hogwarts textbook?

The new ebook edition of the Hogwarts textbook 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' will be published in March 2017 with new content from J.K. Rowling and a specially designed cover by Olly Moss. It is normal practice when a new edition of a book is published, particularly with new content, for it to go out of print in the run up to the new on sale date. The book is currently on pre-sale to fans, and the on-sale date has been deliberately chosen to coordinate with the Comic Relief campaign in the UK in 2017.

 
What is ‘Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry'?

‘Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry’ is the second instalment in a collection of new original writing by J.K. Rowling entitled Magic in North America and takes us into the lives of North American witches and wizards; their history, their magic.

 
Has J.K. Rowling written this new content: ‘Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry'?

Yes, J.K. Rowling has written all of the new content as well as the questions and answers for the Ilvermorny Sorting Ceremony. Discover which house you belong to here.

 
Is pottermore.com going to be in my language?

Pottermore.com is an English only site but we may at times release specific content in additional languages. The Harry Potter eBooks and audio books are still available to purchase in multiple languages from the Shop and leading retailers.

 
What is Ilvermorny?

Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is the North American school of magic. You can find out more about Ilvermorny in the writing by J.K. Rowling.

 
Can I get sorted in to an Ilvermorny house?

Yes, there is a sorting quiz written by J.K. Rowling for Ilvermorny on pottermore.com which you can take here. We recommend reading the writing by J.K. Rowling, 'Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry', first though!

 
Which school's house colours show in my Profile?

If you have been sorted in to houses for both Hogwarts and Ilvermorny, you can choose which school's house colours show in your main profile page by clicking the button 'Use my Hogwarts theme' or 'Use my Ilvermorny theme'.