Fantastic Beasts come to Barnes & Noble

The US bookseller is putting on a special Wizarding World event this month to celebrate the launch of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Fantastic Beasts 2

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 07.11.2018 | Retail

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Magic is coming to Barnes & Noble stores later this month to mark the cinema release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

The bookseller is inviting Wizarding World fans to its US stores on Saturday 17 November for a special event bursting with activities and photo opportunities.

Visitors to the stores after 2pm can create a take-home Hedwig pop-up, get involved in a LEGO Fantastic Beasts group building challenge, grab a snap in front of an exciting movie backdrop, dress up and cosplay with discounted wearable lines and take home some goodies with plenty of Wizarding World giveaways.

Limited-edition merchandise will also be  to pick up on the day, including the early launch of a Black Friday exclusive Kathleen Campisano, Vice President, Toys & Games at Barnes & Noble reveals: “We know how much our customers love our new, exclusive and fan-favorite Wizarding World-related toys, games, and wearables, which is why we are bringing in, for one day only, a limited supply of our Exclusive Harry Potter LEGO Mini Figure Black Friday offer. This way, customers who love LEGO and Harry Potter can get the first chance at this highly coveted and collectable gift with purchase.”

Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts LEGO Minifigures

Wizarding World licensees are getting in on the action to give fans a little extra bang for their buck, including a $10 voucher with every purchase of Scholastic’s new Fantastic Beasts book, exclusive LEGO sets, special deals on Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavour Beans and other sweet treats.

Stephanie Fryling, Vice President of Merchandising, Children’s Books, at Barnes & Noble, says:  “We are thrilled to share in the excitement of the new Fantastic Beasts screenplay and the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures movie with Wizarding World fans across the country with this special event and great offers.” 

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