Usually perceived as crotchety old men with flowing white beards and pointed hats, wizards in fact take a myriad of guises: there are women - Including Circe, Morgan and Hermione Grainger; children - the most famous being Harry Potter: and those that aren't human - including Star Wars' Yoda. Wizards takes a detailed and highly illustrated look at these fascinating and enigmatic individuals, investigating the most famous wizards of fiction, myth and reality. It also discusses the nature of wizards - how they are distinguished from witches, mystics, occultists and other magical beings, plus the items and habitats they surround themselves with. Quite simply, Wizards is the ultimate reference for all things associated with these strange and fascinating people. Full of inside information, it is a must-have for every Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings fan or for anyone else who is interested in the way of the wizard.