8:47 am EDT, July 10, 2017

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Illustrated Edition cover, artwork revealed: Newt’s encyclopedia gets new interpretation

Another version of J.K. Rowling’s original Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them encyclopedia, the one written by Newt, is set to debut later this year. Today a first look at the Illustrated Edition arrived!

Pottermore has unveiled the cover and some of the artwork — all by Olivia Lomenech Gill — for the Fantastic Beasts Illustrated Edition, hitting book store shelves November 7.

First up are the covers. Unlike the Harry Potter Illustrated Editions, the illustrated Fantastic Beasts will have different covers for the United States and United Kingdom.

U.K., featuring an Occamy:

U.S., with a Griffin:

Within the book we’ll find “re-imaginings” of the characters Newt Scamander has uncovered on his travels. In order below: A unicorn, Snidget, Ghoul, Manticore, and Phyinx…

The Harry Potter Illustrated Editions are by Jim Kay. The third book in the series, Prisoner of Azkaban, will be released in October.

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