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ePub J. K. Rowling (Just the Facts Biographies) download
Martha Cosgrove
Lerner Pub Group (December 1, 2005)
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Joanne Rowling, who goes by the pen name . Rowling published the novel The Casual Vacancy in 2012, followed by the crime novel Cuckoo Calling under the pen name Robert Galbraith in 2013

Joanne Rowling, who goes by the pen name . Rowling, is a British author and screenwriter best known for her seven-book Harry Potter children's book series. The series has sold more than 450 million copies and was adapted into a blockbuster film franchise. Rowling was living in Edinburgh, Scotland, and struggling to get by as a single mom before her first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, was published in 1997. Rowling published the novel The Casual Vacancy in 2012, followed by the crime novel Cuckoo Calling under the pen name Robert Galbraith in 2013. In 2016, she released a play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and a movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

K. Rowling Biography - . Rowling is the famous British author of the worldwide attention gaining Harry Potter series. Her best-selling novels have sold more than 400 million. Harry Potter upgraded the status of this woman from living on welfare to being a multimillionaire in a short period of just 5 years.

Why is it that all the greats are rejected at first? . Rowling’s first Harry Potter manuscript was rejected by a whopping 12 publishing houses before being picked up by Bloomsbury. The author’s name is Joanne Rowling, with friends just calling her Jo. The K in her professional name stands for Kathleen-in honor of her grandmother-but is not actually her middle name (she doesn’t have one). Rowling penned two sidekick books to complement the Harry Potter series- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages.

Interesting and unusual facts about . Rowling - early life, writing Harry Potter. Rowling finished her first Harry Potter book in Edinburgh, often writing in local cafes because she wanted to take her child out for walks. Journey to best-selling author and creator of Hogwarts. and the Potter Universe. Her first fan letter was from a girl called Francesca Gray – who addressed her as: ‘Dear Si. Twelve publishing houses rejected her original Harry Potter manuscripts.

Some Lesser Known Facts About J. K. Rowling. At different circumstances, her supper comprised of just a single Rich Tea bread. Rowling sent the conclusion of The Goblet of Fire a year before Natalie McDonald became ill to leukemia. Rowling smoke?: No. Does . Rowling drinks alcohol?: Yes. Since her youth, . Rowling wanted to peruse and particularly cherished the dream of writing books. Because of Natalie’s demise, Rowling named a character after her. . Rowling’s episodes of misery inspired her to make the Dementors in the Harry Potter arrangement.

Rowling biography, a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter book series. They have become the best-selling book series in history. Also, they have been the basis for a series of films, which is ranked as the second highest-grossing film series in history. The distinctive personality traits of . Rowling are perseverance, leadership, effective communication.

Rowling was Patron of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Scotland for nine years. She was a patron of the Maggie's Centres for Cancer Care for several years. Maggie’s Centres are a network of drop-in centres across the United Kingdom and Hong Kong, which aim to help anyone who has been affected by cancer, in numerous practical ways.

Other books by Rowling. The real name of the most famous British writer . Rowling is Joanne Murray. The author of seven Harry Potter novels is also known as Robert Galbraith – this pseudonym is used by the writer in her detectives which are also popular. In 1974, the Rowlings moved to Tutshill, Wales. The change of place became a shock for the 9-year-old child since she loved and valued her school friends. Rowling is the person behind the famous Harry Potter series. This biography offers detailed information on her childhood, life, works and timeline. 1999 - National Book Award for Children's Book of the Year 2000 - British Book Award for Author of the Year 2000 - Locus Award for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2001 - Hugo Award for Best Novel 2003 - Bram Stoker Award for Best Work for Young Readers 2008 - British Book Award for Outstanding Achievement 2011 - British Academy Film Award for Outstanding British Contribution.

Describes the life of the British author whose blockbuster "Harry Potter" series catapulted her from poverty into worldwide fame.
  • This book is great to learn about how Harry Potter's creator came to be the truly wonderful person she is today. It goes from her childhood to her life now. As someone who always wants to know more about how things have come to be, this book satisfies my curiosity about the creation and inspiration behind my favorite book series of all time. I take my hat off to J.K. Rowling. She has worked unbelievably hard to maintain her sanity in an insane world to get where she is. This book further proves that she is an extraordinary individual that has made her mark on this world.

  • If you're wondering how J.K. Rowling came up with the idea for the Harry Potter books, and how she *envisioned* the characters, this is the book to read! It's written in very understandable, plain, and simple language that your kids will love to read too! If they're "Potter-Aficionados" ~ they should have this book! (It may even inspire them to 'aspire' to write their own stories someday)!

  • Too expensive

  • I got this book for my daughter and read it myself, since I wanted to learn more about JKR. Even though I knew some of the facts, that's the first time that I had a chance to read the "whole story".
    This book is written in a very simple language and presents all the major events in the life of J.K. Rowling in a way that is readable and interesting for kids.
    My daughter enjoyed it very much and even recommended it to her friends, who are also HP fans. In her reading response for school, she wondered what is the best way to organize your writing ideas... Well, this is certainly encouraging. And the sign of good book.