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Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator!

In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic.

Paperback, 105 pages
Published on August 2, 2012 by Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN-10: 0448458721
ISBN-13: 9780448458724
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  • xxmystical_lady
    xxmystical_ladyTuesday, December 11, 2018 at 6:02 pm55 stars
    this book is so good. j.k. rowling is a woman who created a series called harry potter. i also like this book because it informs me about rowling's life and important facts. i may also like this book because i have a soft spot for non-fiction books and the who is/ who was/ where was/ where is books. who is j.k. rowling also explains the difficulties and tragedies that j.k. rowling faces, which means that the author(s) is(are) trying to tell us that j.k. rowling is an important person to study about, or learn about. i rate this book 5 stars because this book informs me about a lot of success and tragedies about j.k. rowling.
    • SauvageSaturday, May 26, 2018 at 4:36 pm
      Where can you buy this book anyways?Can someone tell me how good it is?
      • GrechenMonday, February 26, 2018 at 7:28 pm
        And with a lot of information
        • GrechenMonday, February 26, 2018 at 7:28 pm
          It awesome
          • penz
            penzFriday, January 12, 2018 at 4:33 pm55 stars
            She is a auther that wrote one of the most popular book series called Harry Potter.
            • dogos298
              dogos298Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:43 am
              this is a good book
              • enderslayer
                enderslayerThursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:22 am55 stars
                Harry Potter RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                • HiWednesday, March 8, 2017 at 5:33 pm
                  • gdog17
                    gdog17Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6:57 am
                    i love this book
                    • sambaTuesday, February 7, 2017 at 11:42 am
                      NOVELS Are amazing