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.

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What is J K Rowling's favorite color?

J.K. rowlings favorite colors are red and orange just read the aknowledgements in the back of the last book

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Romeo and Juliet

How do Romeo and Benvolio learn about the Capulet's ball?

Romeo friend Mercutio got invite to the Capulet's ball and he told Romeo

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What do her perents do for a living J.K. Rowling?

Father - the manager of an aircraft factory

Mother -lab technician

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What does the J.K. in J.K. Rowling stand for?

J.K. stands for Joanne Kathleen. Rowling was given no middle name so her full name is Joanne Rowling. Her publisher suggested she initialize her name to get boys to read the since it was unlikely they would if it was by a woman. So she chose her middle name according to her grandmother, Kathleen.

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Where does J.K. Rowling live?

J.K Rowling was born and lived in England (in the United Kingdom) as a child. She later lived in Portugal but moved back home after splitting with her first husband.

She know currently resides in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.She has lived there since writing her first Harry Potternovel.

She owns three houses. One is a luxury 19th century house called Killiechassie near Aberfeldy, Scotland. The second is in Merchiston, Edinburgh, and the third is in Kensington, West London.
Scotland, Edinburgh

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What is JK Rowling's eye colour?

brown

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What color are J.K. Rowling's eyes?

She has blue eyes

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What font did JK Rowling use in the Harry Potter books?

12- point Adobe Garamond, a typeface based on the sixteenth-century type designs of Claude Garamond, redrawn by Robert Slimbach in 1989. This is exactly what it says in the back of the seveNth book.

Actually, she used her own handwriting; it was the publisher who chose a font for the books...

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What is jk rowlings goal in life?

jk rowlings goal in life is that she wants to make more money to give it to charities

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What does the K stand for in J.K. Rowling's name?

The K stands for Kathleen and the J stands for Joanne.

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Is jk Rowling a muggle?

yes

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How many books has J.K. Rowling written?

J. K. Rowling has written a total of 13 books:

Harry Potter

- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's (Sorcerer'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 Deathly Hallows

Supplements to Harry Potter

- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

- Quidditch Through the Ages

- The Tales of Beedle the Bard

Cormoran Strike (Under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith)

- The Cuckoo's Calling

- The Silkworm

Other Works

- The Casual Vacancy

She has also written various articles for magazines and newspapers.

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How old was Harry Potter when his parents were killed?

one year old

Harry would have been 15 months old. He was born July 31st, 1980. His parents were killed October 31st, 1981.

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What are some words to describe the Harry Potter books?

Awesome, fascinating, interesting, ...

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What was J.K. Rowling's grandmother's name?

Kathleen Rowling. Joanne took her name as a middle name, when publishing her fist book, because her manager thought that young boys would'nt buy her books if they new they were written by a woman, so she took the middle name "Kathleen", so her initials would be J.K. Rowling...

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What jobs has J.K. Rowlings had?

this is really true so u can trust me

she has been an author a teacher and ya
She is currently an author, but has also held the professions of Researcher and Bilingual Secretary for Amnesty International, and as an ESL teacher in Portugal while married to her first husband.

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When was J. K. Rowling born?

July 31 1965

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Did J.K. Rowling die?

Not yet. As of today (13th October, 2010) she is still alive.

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What is J.K. Rowlings favorite food?

It is Sushi, I had to do this night of a notable thing, i had to find out a lot of information on her. including her favourite food. which is sushi

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Where is JK Rowling's Hometown?

jk Rowling was born in Bristol England

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Who is jk rowlings mom?

J.K. Rowling's mom was Anne Rowling.

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What was one of jk rowlings challenges?

To overcome depression on her mothers death

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

How does Harry Potter's pet owl Hedwig die?

In 'The Deathly Hallows', Hedwig was hit by a stray curse while the Order was battling the Death Eaters. Harry was on the flying motor bike with Hagrid and Hedwig was in her cage when it happened.

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Will JK Rowling ever write another Harry Potter book?

She won't continue the 'Harry Potter' series, as far as I know, but it is likely that she will create a 'sub-series' due to the popularity of the Harry Potter series.

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Who dies first lupin or tonks?

Lupin died first. He was killed by Dolhov and then Tonks was killed by Bellatrix before she could find her husband. :(

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