J. K. Rowling

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First Avenue Editions, Sep 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Now an internationally renowned author of the best-selling Harry Potter series, J. K. Rowling wrote her first book?Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?while her young daughter napped. After being turned down several times, Rowling finally found a publisher. In the years since, her writing has earned her the Hugo Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the Whitbread Award for Best Children's Book, a special commendation for the Anne Spencer Lindbergh Prize, the Smarties Prize, and many more. Learn the story of her life, from her childhood in England through the present day.
  

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User Review  - amcgoogan - LibraryThing

A must read by all Harry Potter fans! The book diaries the Rowling's life leading up to the success of her novels and beyond. It is delicately written to include the tough times, as well, that she ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susy - Goodreads

Just done with this book concise and precise... my kids and I enjoy it very much ! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
A Born Storyteller
11
A Burning Ambition
21
The Boy Wizard
33
A Change Of Scenery
49
The Poverty Trap
57
Publishing Harry Potter
65
Pottermania
75
Looking Ahead
89
Sources
103
Selected Bibliography
107
Further Reading And WebsitesBooks By JK Rowling
108
Index
109
About The AuthorPhoto AcknowledgmentsWebsites
112
Back Cover
114
Copyright

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