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J.K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling, aka J.K. Rowling, went from rags to riches after coming up with the idea for the Harry Potter series on a train in 1990. Her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in June 1997. Ask any questions dealing with the author herself, but please place Harry Potter questions in their designated category.


She is not dead.
7 years, she first thought of the idea in 1990 and spent those 7 years planning out the rest of her story and writing the first book.
31st July 1965. July 31 -- same as Harry Potter. July 31, 1965 \nShe was born on July 31 1965.
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she does not have a brother she only has a sister witch she is one year younger than her and her name is Di s.
Butterbeer perhaps? Butterbeer perhaps? Butterbeer perhaps? Butterbeer perhaps?
She was struggling to support herself and her children before HP. Now she is the first person to become a millionairre by writing books. That's what she's gained.
Well, she had an idea when she was on a train but was too shy to ask anyone for a pen or paper so for the whole train journey she sat and thought of ideas. By the time she had gotten home, she had an idea of what to put in all of the books.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, also known as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was her first published book, but she wrote things before that, including a childhood story about a rabbit called Rabbit. J. K. Rowling's first published book was Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ...
yes, if you are really dedicated to finishing it.\n\n. Another reply: Every time a new Harry Potter novel was published, I read it in about 2-3, despite the fact that I was working. If I didn't have anything else to do, I could easily read a book a day.\n
They have some different words. 'Snogging' is the same meaning as kissing, but its a different word. There's a bunch more, but i dont feel like saying more. Sooo read and find out!
We're not sure why, but Minerva is the name of the Roman goddess ofwisdom, strategy, and a sponsor of arts and trade. Seeing ProfessorMcGonagall's personality, it probably had something to do with theRoman goddess'.
Yes. She is a ferocious reader.
Because she wants to make money and enjoys literature.
J. K. Rowling went into a train and saw various people. She imagined these peoples personalities, intwined with magic, and made them characters in books.
She graduated from Exeter University.
There are seven novels called "Harry Potter". The first one is called "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" in the U.K. edition, and "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in the U.S. edition. Each story is about a orphaned boy who was reluctantly took in by his magic hating aunt and uncle ...
Multiple Sclerosis in December 1990
In an interview she said that while on a train-journey from King's Cross, most of the characters had formed in her head by the time she had reached her destination while she was in a daydream. However, it is suggested that she may have taken the name 'Tom Riddle' from a gravestone in a graveyard...
She has one sister named Di and has no brothers.
Answer . She enjoys playing Minesweeper on her computer, according to the official JK Rowling website..
painting, drawing , reading,,writing,and playing sports, also curling up with her cat and reading after a hard days work.
The book J. K. Rowling wrote last is "The Tales of Beadle the Bard" first published (in limited editions) in 2007. The last novel was "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" also in 2007.
A whole lot better then yours is going to be. If you even make it to college .
In the first book, Proffesor Quirrel dies, because Lord Voldemort was possessing him. In the second book, the memory of Tom Riddle (Lord Voldermort) "dies". In the third book, the hippogriff, Buckbeak, dies, but Harry and Hermione go back in time and save him from execution. In the fourth book,...
one day in the real kings cross station she saw a figure with a lightning scar in her imagination outside the train she named him harry potter and wrote 7 books about him
Nobody, she did it on her own.
J.K Rowling owns the copyright to the Harry Potter series, if there was an eighth book (which she has stated she won't write) it would be illegal unless written by her.
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows was Published on 21st July 2007
Yes she is.
J.K. attended Exeter University in 1983
The first Minister is Cornelius Oswald Fudge and the other one is Rufus Scrimgeour in the last two books of the series.
i dont know the name of the last one but here is a list of them all . Horrible Harry in Room 2B . Horrible Harry and the Green Slime . Horrible Harry and the Ant Invasion . Horrible Harry's Secret . Horrible Harry and the Christmas Surprise . Song Lee in Room 2B . Song Lee and the Hamster...
Her mother's maiden name is Anne Volant.
He worked on Plane engines.
J.K. Rowling had a very bad childhood. her mother died when she was15 and her relation with her father was not all that good. So the Harry Potter series has been described as a giant attempt to reclaim a lost childhood.
Her mother's name is Anne Rowling (nee Volant).
some books cost 16.56$ but mostly around 20.00 dollars but good books for good price
The majority staircases don't move in the books. That was something that the people that made the movie added. There is only one staircase that moves in the books -- the staircase leading to Dumbledore's office. This was first mentioned in Goblet of Fire (I think... ) and they show up again...
Well she wrote only 7 harry potter books because the series was getting long and her readers would have stopped reading so she had to make an exciting ending to the harry potter books but she is still writing extras like hogwarts a history and books like that.
she went to a university called Exeter University and then graduated.
J.K. Rowling's newest book is called The Cuckoo's Calling, and wasreleased in April 2013 under the name Robert Galbraith.
Tom Riddle is said to have opened the Chamber of Secrets in his fifth year at Hogwarts. This would place him at 16/17. The Chamber of Secrets is opened again, 50 years later when Harry is in his second year at Hogwarts. This would make Tom Riddle/Lord Voldemort 65/66 during the first book of Harry...
JK Rowling went to high school at the Wyedean School and College. It is only assumed that she attended College there too.
When third year students were allowed to visit Hogsmaid and Harry didnt have a completed permission slip to go as his Uncle Vernon would not sign it. Harry feels left out as everyone else has a good time in Hogsmaid.
He wanted Harry Potter (a) To tell him what Albus Dumbledore was up to, when he left the school; and (b) To show up at the Ministry now and then, as a "poster child". He wanted Harry Potter (a) To tell him what Albus Dumbledore was up to, when he left the school; and (b) To show up at the Ministry...
J.K. Rowling was born on July 31, 1965. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, her first book, was written in 1995 and published in 1997. So she was either twenty-nine or thirty years old, depending on the specific date Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was finished.\n
They apparate. What's more important: Why weren't they worried about their youngest son (and his friend)? Or: Why didn't anyone ask: who and why closed the platform?
J.K. Rowling's second daughter is named Mackenzie Rowling-Murray. She is the third child in the family, the eldest being Jessica Rowling.
JK Rowling has proven herself to be a very worthy female figure in British history. Her Harry Potter empire has earned her over one billion dollars. There is a biography of her life to chronicle her journey from writing a novel on napkins to having that book turned into a movie.
Unfortunately, the WOMBAT trivia contest is over.
J.K Rowling is currently still writing, it's an encyclopedia for Harry Potter that will have everything in it, however we don't know when it's going to be out
Because Ron apparated and got splinced (he left some of himself behind) so Hermione was tending to him and she got his blood on her hands
J K Rowking doesn't exist. J. K. Rowling however, was a teacher from 1991.
her dad has read to her many books when she was about 2 and she has loved books ever since.
J.K. Rowling is worldwide known because she is the author of thefamous Harry Potter series of books. Besides of being a bestsellerauthor, she had received the title of 'Most Influential Woman inBritain' and also had made the Forbes list of most powerfulcelebrities in 2007. She supports several...
You mean like a recycling bin named "Azkaban" or a documents folder called "Marauder's Map"? In Windows, right click on the folder or icon and select 'rename' and then type the new name for the item.
Her achievements were getting her books (Harry Potter) published, turned into movies. She has also contributed millions to charity. To date she has published ten books.
She's not dead.
It is 2010 now, and that happened in 1991. Do the subtraction.
Yes, she has three named: Jessica, David and Mackenzie.
A girl in my school has written
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An object that represents J. K. Rowling is a Harry Potter book, Harry Potter memorabilia, etc...
7 books: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's (Philosopher's) Stone Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Harry Potter and the...
It depends what version you have. If you have Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (UK edition) then it is worth a lot more than Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. It will be worth something since the first book had the lowest print run, especially the UK version. An exact price is hard to...
Well BuckBeak goes with sirius black in the end of the prisoner of azkaban.Nobody actually knows what happened to buckbeak in the other books. :)
The idea for Harry Potter and Hogwarts came to her when she was delayed on a train for four hours. She states that the idea just fell into her head fully formed, with all the plots, characters and story bubbling away in her head.
J.K. Rowling is 46 years old. She was born July 31, 1965.
I am not sure who is the best-selling. Some famous names are C. S. Lewis ( The Chronicles of Narnia ), J. R. R. Tolkien ( The Lord of the Rings ), Charles Doggson alias Lewis Carol ( Alice in Wonderland ).\n
Joanne Rowling and Dr. Neil Murray were married on December 26, 2001, in the library at their home in Perthshire, Scotland. It was a private 20-minute ceremony
The dedications at the beginning of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" say: "The dedication of this book split seven ways" To Neil, To Jessica, To David, To Kenzie, To Di, To Anne, and to you, if you have stuck with Harry until the very end."
harry potter and the chamber of secrets
Barry Cunningham from Bloomsbury publishing house in London
No, as she has stopped writing the Harry Potter series at Number Seven, which is Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows.
JK Rowling was on a train, heading towards King's Cross Station, when the idea of Harry Potter "simply fell in her head." From then on, she planned out the series and began to write it soon after.
Dumbledore was fighting all his life against discrimination, especially against muggles. The fact that he himself belongs to a minority group which is often discriminated against may have helped form this part of his character.
Joanne Kathleen Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series
The author of the Harry Potter books. Well, she wrote the Harry Potter books!
45,000 years old ------------------- Some idiot hasn't taken your question seriously, but I will : A wizard in the harry potter books can perform uncontrollable magic when they are younger, such as Lilly Evans landing lightly on the ground when she is young after jumping off a swing, and...
Harry potter and the philosophers stone harry potter and the chamber of secrets harry potter and the prisoner of azkaban harry potter and the goblet of fire harry potter and the order of the pheonix harry potter and the half-blood prince harry potter and the deathly hallows