This audiobook is a recording of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them book by J.K. Rowling, read aloud by Jim Dale. The story follows Newt Scamander as he travels the world capturing magical creatures for his research, and eventually ends up in New York City. In this city full of Muggles (non-magical people), Newt must keep his fantastic beasts under wraps while also trying to find them a new home. This fun and exciting children’s audiobook will keep listeners on the edge of their seats with its magic and mystery!
For who is this book for ?
This audiobook is perfect for children who are fans of the Harry Potter series. It is a Hogwarts Library Book, so it will be especially enjoyable for those who love learning about all the magical creatures that exist in the world. Jim Dale’s narration will make listeners feel like they are right there with Newt Scamander as he travels to different countries and encounters new beasts.
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a magical children’s audiobook that will keep listeners on the edge of their seats
- J.K. Rowling’s writing is spellbinding and brings this story to life
- Jim Dale does an amazing job reading the book aloud, making it an enjoyable experience for all
- The narration can be a bit slow at times
- Some of the scientific terms used throughout the book are difficult to understand without further explanation
- The story is slightly predictable
Learn more about the author
J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series and, more recently, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
“Jim Dale’s narration is always a treat, and he does a wonderful job with the characters here. His Newt Scamander is earnest and likeable, while his Dumbledore is spot-on.”
“Jim Dale’s narration is perfect for the Harry Potter stories and he does a great job with Newt Scamander. I really enjoyed this story, as did my 9-year old daughter.”
“Jim Dale’s narration is perfect for the Harry Potter audiobooks, and he does a great job with Fantastic Beasts. The story itself is quite intriguing, as it takes readers on a whirlwind tour of different magical creatures from around the world. This would make an excellent listen-along book for younger children who are just starting to get interested in the Harry Potter series.”
“Jim Dale’s reading of Rowling’s book is superb. This story will keep listeners on the edge of their seats with its magic and mystery!”