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8 edition of J. K. Rowling A Biography found in the catalog.

J. K. Rowling A Biography

by Sean Smith

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Michael O"Mara Books .
Written in English

  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Children"s Literature - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Women Authors,
  • Humor / General,
  • Women,
  • Rowling, J. K,
  • Women authors, English,
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8991056M
    ISBN 101854798200
    ISBN 109781854798206

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    J.K. Rowling is an author most known for the Harry Potter series of books. This series of fantasy books has been widely read by much of the world and has a huge fan base, especially among kids. This series of fantasy books has been widely read by much of the world and has a .   Rowling's first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was the U.S. title) became hugely popular, attracting an audience of young boys and girls as well as adults. With the public demanding more, Rowling quickly got to work on the following six books, with the last one published in July

    J.K. Rowling was born on J In addition to giving life to the world of Hogwarts in the seven Harry Potter books, this celebrated author is also the force behind the whimsical companions Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard.. Readers young and old the world around have been enchanted by Rowling's writing and an author.   Joanne Rowling (born J ), who goes by the pen name J.K. Rowling, is a British author and screenwriter best known for her seven-book Harry Potter c.

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The theme of the book J.K. Rowling, A biography is that no matter how bad circumstances may get, there is always a way back to the light. This book is written in third person, and it is biography about the life of Joanne Rowling from childhood to success.

This book carefully covers all the struggles, benefits, tragedy, and triumphs of her life/5. There are many so-called biographies of J.K. Rowling in the marketplace that are a waste of money and time for the reader.

Smith does his original research and actually informs the reader about Rowling herself and her life before the folklore. He does not discuss her books themselves, but sticks to her unfolding chronological life and its context/5(7).

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J.K. Rowling, in full Joanne Kathleen Rowling, (born JYate, near Bristol, England), British author, creator of the popular and critically acclaimed Harry Potter series, about a young sorcerer in training. Joanne Rowling (J.K.

Rowling) was born on 31st July at Yate General Hospital near Bristol, and grew up in Gloucestershire in England and in Chepstow, Gwent, in south-east Wales. J.K. Rowling is the creator of the ‘Harry Potter’ fantasy series, one of the most popular book and film franchises in history.

The book was first published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books in Juneunder the name J.K. Rowling. The “K” stands for Kathleen, her paternal grandmother’s name. It was added at her publisher’s request, who thought a book by an obviously female author might not. On the 21st Decemberg finished her final book of the Harry Potter Series – “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” (Amazon).

The book was released in Julybecoming one of the fastest selling books of all time. g has said the book is. J.K. Rowling Writes about Her Reasons for Speaking out on Sex and Gender Issues. J.K. Rowling's meteoric rise to worldwide superstardom and bestseller status is now the stuff of tabloid legend – how, as a single mother, she would spend hours in a cafe in Edinburgh, nursing a single coffee and a glass of water while she wrote the first Harry Potter novel that would bring her Cited by: 9.

Rowling J.K. Rowling is the famous British author of the worldwide attention gaining Harry Potter series. Her best-selling novels have sold more than million copies and won numerous awards. The books have also been adapted to screen in a series of blockbuster films. JK Rowling- Biography, Age, Family, Education, The Cuckoo's Calling, Quotes, JK Rowling Books.

Joanne Rowling, popularly known as JK Rowling, is a British. J.K. Rowling Biography The writer Joanne Rowling, better known as J.K.

Rowling, is the creator of one of the most famous literary universes: Harry Potter. As today, the literary world she created (which consists of 7 books) is one of the most read literary sagas in history.5/5(2).

On the 21st Decemberg finished her final book of the Harry Potter Series – “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” (Amazon). The book was released in Julybecoming one of the fastest-selling books of all time.

g has said the book is her favorite, and it. Buy g: A Biography - The Genius Behind Harry Potter First Edition by Smith, Sean (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Reviews: J.K. Rowling is best known as the British author of the Harry Potter series, the bestselling book series in history with more than million copies sold and one of the most popular movie series of all time.

She also writes novels for adults, including crime novels under the pen name Robert Galbraith. The most up to date Biography of J.K Rowling completed July From Harry Potter to the Casual Vacancy, this book has it all.

Joanne Rowling was born in July at. The book J.K. Rowling: A Biography by Connie Ann Kirk also notes she was attacked at her high school and thrown against her locker by a girl in her class. [Also see post: Lily Cole and gifted kids being bullied.] Of course, many children get bullied, many love to read and create, and feel shy or insecure at times, but these experiences may be.

Felix Murray Posted on March 9, Joanne Rowling aka J.K. Rowling (born on 31st July in Yate, Gloucestershire, England) is a British author, film producer, television producer, screenwriter and philanthropist. Moreover, she is famous for her book and series, Harry Potter. Rowling is an English author of novels for young people, and caused an overnight sensation with her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ( Sorceror's Stone in the United States), which rose to the top of the children's best-seller lists in Even before publication, publishers in the United States were competing for rights to the book, with the top bidder paying.

She is the creator of probably the most famous - and certainly the best-loved character in contemporary fiction. She is also the author of her own escaperom an existence on the brink of poverty, with no job and few prospects.

Onhe one hand there is J.K. Rowling, who wrote, and continues to write, thearry Potter novels,a literary phenomenon. O the other, there is Joanneowling, a quiet, dreamy Reviews: 1.This is a biography writing unit about the famous English writer and author of Harry Potter, J.K.

Rowling. The unit is ideal for 5th grade and 6th grade and has been split into four separate lessons which will take students approximately minutes each.

The Google Slides activity is ideal for di.Eagle-eyed guests at the five-star Balmoral Hotel spotted a line from the best-selling author scrawled in black pen on the back of a marble bust in a room Rowling occupied. She wrote, "J.K. Rowling finished writing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in this room () on Janu ".