Have you heard of the new movie franchise Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them? Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is based on a textbook from the Harry Potter Universe by J.K. Rowling where she describes many magical creatures.
The Fantastic Beasts textbook and movies are filled with fantastical creatures studied by the protagonist, Newt Scamander – Magizoologist. But how did J.K. Rowling come up with all of those creatures? As it turns out, many of her ideas come straight from myths and stories!
In this class, we’ll explore exactly where these beasts originate, from dragons to diricawls.