J. K. Rowling: New and Revised: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter

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Macmillan, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
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Harry Potter is loved throughout the world-so is his creator. Joanne Kathleen (J.K.) Rowling is a true wizard, a woman who has the ability to recall vividly her days as a child and capture those wild, wonderful, difficult times-an ability that helps make her creation, Harry Potter, seem so real.

In this revealing look, fans of the Harry Potter series will get to see their favorite author as they never have before. From a child with a wonderful imagination who didn't quite fit in, to a single mother with almost overwhelming responsibilities, the J.K. Rowling story is a wonderful chance for adults and children to enjoy a heartwarming, magical story...together.

Inside are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions:

* Where did the idea of Harry Potter come from?
* What was J.K. Rowling like when she was younger?
* What is it like to be J.K. Rowling's daughter?
* Which of the characters does J.K. Rowling most identify with?
* What was the Hogwarts Express tour like?
* Where does the name "Harry Potter" come from?
* What is J.K. Rowling's simple rule about writing?
* And much more!

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Marc Shapiro is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "J.K. Rowling: The Wizard behind Harry Potter, Justin Bieber: The Fever!" and many other bestselling celebrity biographies. He has been a freelance entertainment journalist for more than twenty-five years, covering film, television and music for a number of national and international newspapers and magazines.

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