Live Your Magizoologist Dreams with This Deluxe Journal Kit from Running Press

Fantastic Beasts fever got you wishing you could leave your Muggle job and become a Magizoologist like Newt? We can’t help you with that, but we can recommend the next best thing: this Newt-themed deluxe journal kit from Running Press.

Like all releases from Running Press, the fun begins with the packaging. For this kit, Newt’s case is more than a cute box – it actually includes a “Muggle worthy” dial that can be turned to alternately reveal a shallow space for you to keep papers or a hidden layer, where your journal and wand pen are kept.




But uncovering the secret compartment is just the beginning of the fun. This isn’t just any Fantastic Beasts journal – it’s an interactive book with lots of prompts to help you imagine your own magical adventure. Readers begin by filling out MACUSA travel and wand permits before encountering spaces to design their own wands and potions and even imagine the magical landscape inside their case. There’s a section for filling in lists, creating your own fantastic beasts (including feeding regimes), and a travelogue where you can record the highlights of your adventures out in the field.




Pretty cool, right? Here’s the official list of everything that’s included:

  • Collectible replica of the case carried along on Newt’s adventures, as packaging that doubles as a keepsake box, complete with metal locks.
  • “Muggle worthy” dial that allows the case to be opened in either non-wizard or wizarding modes. In non-wizard, a trick lid reveals mundane case contents, but in wizarding mode, further wonders are revealed:
  • Sound activation (when in wizarding mode): each time the case is opened, the sound of 1 of 7 different beasts is released.
  • 128-page, 4-1/4 x 7-inch notebook including images of the beasts encountered along Newt’s journey and field note illustrations. It’s also your Fantastic Beasts-inspired journal, inviting you to describe beasts that you find in your own world. Includes elastic band closure.
  • Newt Scamander’s wand pen.

Ready to start your Magizoologist adventure? Order your copy right here.

Jessica J.

I've been making magic at MuggleNet since 2012, when I first joined the staff as a News intern. I've never wavered from the declaration in my childhood journal, circa October 2000: "I LOVE Harry Potter! If I clean my room, my mom says she'll make me a dinner a wizard would love!" Proud Gryffindor; don't hate.