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Scholastic details Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them publishing slate

Scholastic has outlined its upcoming range of children’s books based on the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them films, as well as the Harry Potter movie franchise.

Launching in September 2016, the licensing deal with Warner Bros Consumer Products includes world all language rights for children’s movie tie-in books in multiple formats for the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie and its sequels, as well as tie-in books based on the original eight Harry Potter films.

Scholastic’s line-up spans a range of formats, including movie handbooks, colouring and creativity books, guided journals, paper craft books, poster books, and sticker books.

“We are delighted to be publishing the tie-in programmes for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and the original Harry Potter movies," said Catherine Bell, co. group managing director of Scholastic UK.

"With a range of exciting formats, we look forward to bringing the world of these amazing movies to existing fans and a new generation of readers.”

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is slated for worldwide release on November 18th, 2016.

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