Get up close with the hippogriff from the Harry Potter films in this exciting customisable book and model set. This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at how Buckbeak was imagined, designed and brought to life for the Harry Potter films. Readers will learn how the film-makers crafted Buckbeak's magnificent appearance and how Harry was able to take flight during Hagrid's first Care of Magical Creatures class. You'll even get to participate in the magic by building your own Buckbeak with the included do-it-yourself wood model and painting it any way you like! Features easy-to-assemble laser-cut wood pieces, step-by-step instructions, colouring and crafting ideas, and a character guide book featuring interviews from cast and crew of the Harry Potter films, plus film-making and special effects secrets.