J. K . Rowling

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http://www.kidsreads.com/blog/2014/07/15/fun-facts-about-jk-rowling

http://www.ducksters.com/biography/j_k_rowling.php

http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/uk/newsid_2979000/2979639.stm

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47 thoughts on “J. K . Rowling

  1. 1.JK is short for Joanne katherleen but Rowling doesn’t have a middle name -the initial comes from her paternal grandmother.she’s known as jo is the name she uses for writing (her pen name)
    2.she started writing Harry Potter series on a delayed train in 1990 but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was published.
    3.she was the wealthiest writer in the world and the richest in all of literary history .
    From Shaakirakhan and Hannah Khan to miss Ahmed and miss street

  2. JK Rowling

    1)As a child she loved reading.
    2)Heroine Granger is modelled on Rowling as an 11 years old.
    3)Over the year she won many awards.

    Baby TAKWA!!!!!!!

  3. JK Rowling!!!
    *JK is short for Joanne Kathleen, but Rowling doesn’t have a middle name .
    *She started writing her ideas on a napkin while waiting for a train.
    *Hermione Granger (Her-my-oh-nee) is modelled on JK Rowling as an 11 year old.
    *Her hero is the writer Jessica Mitford, and JK named her first child after Jessica!!

    Did you know facts
    *Did you know that over the years Rowling has won many awards, but her first was in 1997 for her first Harry Potter book.
    *Did you know that the Harry Potter books have been published in over 200 countries and in 60 different languages!!!
    *Did you know that her birthday is the same as Harry Potter’s (July 31st)!!!
    *She’s written fiction from an early age, and can remember writing and reading stories about rabbits to her younger sister.

  4. Jk Rowling share the same birthday with Harry Potter on the 31st of July .Jk
    Rowlings real name is Joanne Rowling and instead put a k.she wrote the ideas of
    Harry Potter on a train to London.Jk Rowling was awarded an order of the British
    empire in 2001.The original Harry Potter manuscript was rejected by 12 publishing
    Houses before it was picked up.

  5. J.k is short for Joanne Kathleen and she doesn’t have an middle name. She started to write the Harry Potter ideas on a napkin and series on a delayed train in 1990, but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book published. J.K was the wealthiest and the most richest in all of literary history. She has written fiction from an early age, and can remember writing and reading stories about rabbits to her younger sister at the age of 5 or 6. Rowlings hero is the writer Jessica Mitford, and she named her first child Jessica after her. Hermione granger in the story of Harry Potter is modelled on jk Rowling as an 11 year old herself. Her birthday July 31st, is the same as Harry Potters. During the period, as a child she liked reading books including those by Paul Gallico and CS Lewis Narnia series. The Harry Potter have been published in 200 countries and in 60 different languages!!!!. Over the past years, she has won a majority of awards, but her first one was in 1997 for her Harry Potter book.

  6. Jk is short for Joanne Kathleen, but Rowling doesn’t have a middle name -the initial comes from her paternal grandmother.She’s known as Jo,and JK is the name she uses for writing(her pen name).She started writing the Harry Potter series on a delayed train in 1990,but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was published.She is the wealthiest writer in the world and the richest in all of literary history.Her birthday is on July 31st,is same as Harry Potter’s.

  7. J.K Rowling and Harry Potter birthdays are on the same date and Month,July 31st.
    Her real name is Joanne Rowling.J stands out for Joanne and K stands out for her Grandmothers name,Kathleen.She started writing the Harry Potter series on a delayed train in 1990,but it wasn’t untill 1997 that the first book was published.she written fiction from an early age and can remember writing and reading stories about rabbits to her younger sister at the age of 5 or 6 .

  8. J.K Rowling shares here birthday which Harry Potter which is the 31 st of July. She started writing on a napkin about all her ideas about Harry Potter whilst J.k was going on a train to London in 1990. By the way J.K Rowling is short for Joane Kathellen and her name comes from her grandmother. Did you know that she is one of the richest writers in literacy history.Hermione is moddeled ax J.K as she was 11.

  9. J.K Rowling is short for Joanne Kathleen and she was on a delayed train in 1990 where she wrote here ideas of the Harry Potter book on a napkin but it was not published until 1997. Another fact was she was one of the wealthiest writer in the world and the richest writer in all of literary history. Also she written fiction at a early age as well as she remembers when she was writing and reading stories about rabbits to her younger sister. Rowling hero is Jessica Mitford and surprisingly she named her first child Jessica after her. The character Hermione Granger is inspired after J.k Rowling as a 11 year old also her birthday July the 31st is the same as Harry Potters. As a child she liked reading books such as Paul Gallico and CS Lewis Narnia series. The Harry Potters books have been published in over 200 countries and in 60 different languages. Over the years she won many awards, but her first was in 1997.

  10. J.K rolling is a author and she wrote the book called Harry Potter in 1997.
    She wrote books about rabbits to her young sister at aged 5 or 6
    It inspired her by reading books, including those by Paul Gallico and Cs Lewis’ Narnia series.
    The character she was inspired by was Hermion Granger.
    By Moman and Abdas

  11. Q1.yes this is 1 ,The Tales of Beedle the Bard
    Q2. When she was on a train to go from London to Manchester
    Q3.yes she made Harry’s mum died and her mum died as well

  12. JK Rowling

    JK Rowling was born on 31st July so as Harry Potter 1965.
    As a child she liked reading books including Paul Gallico and CS LouisNarnia series.the Harry Potter books have been published over 200 countries and even 60 different languages.did you know that she is the most wealthiest Ausur in the world

  13. J.K Rowling
    J.k Rowling has the same birthday as Harry Potter which is 31 st July.
    When she was a child she loved reading books, such as those by Paul Gallico and CS Lewis ‘ narnia series.J.K stand for Joanne Kathleen.
    How many books did she publish?
    The Harry Potter books have been published in over 200 countries and also in 60 different types of languages.She started writing in 1990 and it wasn’t until 1997 that first book was published.
    What books did she write?
    Harry Potter and the philosefer stone
    Harry Potter and the secret of the chamber
    Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azakaban
    Harry Potter and the Goblet fire
    Harry Potter and the order of the phionex
    Harry Potter and the half blood prince.
    Harry Potter and the deathly hollows
    Did you know?
    Did you know that Rowlings hero is the writer of Jessica Mitford,and she named her first child Jessica after her.

  14. Jk Rollins was born on the 31st of July 1965 she has a sister who’s name was
    Dianne and was born two years before she was born and she loved to read books like her parents did and she wrote her first book when she was 6 and the books name was rabbits and when she was 11 she wrote a novel which was about 7 cursed diamonds.

  15. Jk Rowling was Born on the 31st July 1969 she has a sister who was born two years later and Jk Rowling wrote her first book at the age of six and she her sister her parents lived in winterbourne Her first book was called rabbit and it is about rabbits and when she was eleven she wrote a novel about seven cursed diamonds.
    She had the idea of Harry Potter while delayed on a train.

  16. JK Rowling

    JK Rowling is short for Joanne Kathleen but Rowling doesn’t have a middle name.She started writing the Harry Potter series in 1990 but it wasn’t until 1997 that her first book was published.JK Rowling shares her birthday with Harry Potter’s.In the Harry Potter movie Hermine Granger was 11 years old when she was acting.Did you know that the Harry Potter books have been published in over 200 countries and in 60 different languages!!! Jk Rowling loved reading since she was a child and she loved reading books including those by Paul Gallico and CS Lewis’ Narnia series. She is the wealthiest writer in the world and the richest in all of literacy history. Rowling’s hero is the writer Jessica Mitford and she named her first child Jessica after her.

    JK ROWLING IS SOOOOOO LUCKY!!!!

  17. J.k. Rowling’s real name is Joanne Kathleen,buts doesn’t have a middle name.Did you know that her birthday and Harry Potters birthday are same/July 31st!She used to read and write rabbit books when she was young.She has wrote a lot of Harry Potter books and published them around the world.The person who inspired her was Jessica Mitford.Hermione from Harry Potter was modold on Rowling as a 11 year old girl.The Harry Potter books were published for over 200 countries and in 60 different languages!including English and England!!!She was soo proud of her books she decided to make films of them!J.K Rowling was awarded an Order of the British Empire in 2001!She started to write the books when she was 13!.She wrote Ideas of Harry Potter on a napkin on a train whilst on her way to London and when she got there she started to make the films in a film studio which was famous.LUCKY LADY!!!🤗🤗

  18. *J.k rowlings full name is,Joanne Kathleen, but Rowling doesn’t have a middle name -the initial comes from her paternal grandmother. She’s known as jo,and jk is the name she uses for writing (her pen name)
    *she started writing the Harry Potter series on a delayed train in 1990, but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was published.
    *she is the welthest writer in the world and the richest in all of literacy history.her birthday,July 31st is the same as Harry Potters
    J.k Rowling is the publisher of , goblet of fire, falifatit stone and secret of cainbers

  19. JK is short for Joane Kathleen,but shedoesn’t have a middle name-the name comes from her grandmother.she is known as Jo and JK is the name she uses for writing(her pen name).
    She started writing this he Harry Potter series on a train in 1990,but the book wasn’t published until 1997.
    She is the wealthiest writer in the world and the richest of all in history .
    She has written history from a early age and can remember writing stories about rabbits to her younger sister at the age of 5 or 6..Rowling’s hero is the writer Jessica Mitford, and she named her first child after her ,Jessica.
    The Harry Potter books have been published over 200 years countries and in 60 different languages.
    She made films .For example Goblet of fire,Secret of chambers and Philosophers stone.

  20. J.K Rowling’s birthday was on July 31st is the same as Harry Potter’s. Also the Harry Potter books have been published in over 200 countries around the world and in 60 different languages. Over years she has won many awards,but her first Harry Potter book was in 1997. J.K Rowling was the richest person in the world.

  21. JK Rowling was born on July 31st the same as Harry Potter .JK Rowling also Wrote rabbit stories.As a child she loved reading books Paul Gallico and narnia books.Joanne Kathleen is her real name.

  22. Jk Rowling share the same birthday as Harry Potter.His full name is joane Kathleen.Rowling Started writing Harry Potter books on a train on 1990 .She got enspired by here hero Jessica Mitford and she liked reading books when she was little.
    Hermione granger is modelled on Rowling as an 11 year old.

  23. J.k Rowling stands for Joanne Kathleen but she doesn’t have a middle name the initial comes from her paternal grandmother. She started writing the Harry Potter series on a delayed train in 1990 but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was published.she has won many awards but her first award was in 1997 for her first Harry Potter book .Her birthday was in July 31st ,is the same as Harry Potter.The
    Harry Potter books have been published in over 200 countries and in 60 different languages.

    J.k Rowling has wrote the Harry Potter books ,the casual vanancy which was written for adults,Fantastic beast ,the career of evil.

    She wrote many amazing books when she was young she wrote about rabbits and lots of stories in her childhood .she was writing her first book in a train nearby.

  24. J.K Rowling was born in 1965 and she is 50 years old. Her birthday is July 31 st , is the same as Harry Potters. As a child ,she liked readI got books including those by Paul Galicio and CS Lewis’ s narnia series. Now she is the wealthiest writer in the world and the richest in all of the richest in all of literacy history. She’ s written fiction books from and early age, and can remember writing and reading stories about rabbits to her younger sister at the age of 5 or 6.

    The Harry Potter books and the casual vanancy, which is an adult book , she has also written fantastic beasts and where to find them, the cuckoos calling.

    When she was young, she read many fantastic books. She wrote about rabbits and lots of stories in her childhood. She was writing her first book in a certain train when she was young ,but it wasn’t until 1997 hen she published her first book.

  25. JK Rowling full name was Joanne Kathleen.Her birthday was on July 31st also it is the same birthday of Harry Potter.Rowling’s hero is the writer Jessica Mitford,and she named her first child Jessica after her.She is the wealthiest writer in the world also the richest in all of literary history.

    The books that JK Rowling wrote are Harry Potter,casual vancacy,Fantastic beast and where to find them,The cuckoo is calling,the silkworm and The tales of beedle the bard.

  26. J.K is short for Joanne Kathleen she is known as jo.she was bornt on July the 31st
    the same as Harry Potters.As a child she liked reading books,including those by Paul Galico and CS Lewis’ Narnia series.The Harry Potter books have published in over 200 countries and in 60 different languages!.

    She written fantastic beasts and where to find them,the casual vancancy,the cuckoos calling,the silk worm and career of evil.

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  27. JK is short for Joanne Kathleen but Rowling doesn’t have a middle name.
    Jk Rowling has made fiction books rabbits books
    She started writing books about Harry Potter series on a delayed train in 1990,but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was published.
    Sure there are all sorts of fun facts about Harry Potter and the wizarding world, but did you know that there’s plenty of cool trivia about JK Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, too? See below for some of the most interesting tidbits we could find.

  28. Jk is short for Joanne Kathleen, but Rowling doesn’t have a middle name.she’s known as jo ,and jk is the name she uses for writing.(her pen name)
    As a child she liked reading books.Hermione granger is modelled like an 11 year old.She is an author of fantastic beasts and were to find them.
    Jessica Mitford inspired her.
    Her train.Hermione Granger is an 11 year old girl.

  29. JK is short for Janne Katherine but Rowling dosent have a middle name-the initial comes from her paternal grand mother.she’s none as Jo,and JK is the name she uses for writing (her pen name.)

    She started writing a Harry Potter series on a delayed train 1990, but it was’t until 1997 that the first book she published.

    She is the wealthiest writer in the world and richest in all of literally history.

    Shes written fiction from an early age,and can remember writing and reading stories about rabbits to her younger sister at the age of 5 or 6.

    Rowlings hero is the writer Jessica Mitford,and she named her first child Jessica after her.

  30. Jk is short for Joanne Kathleen but Rowling doesn’t Have a middle name the initial comes from her paternal grand mother she know as jo and jk is the name she used for writing her pen name.she started writing the Harry Potter series on the delayed train in 1990 but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was puplished she is the wealthiest writer in the world and the richest in all of lit array history.
    She’s written fiction from early age and can remember writeing and reading stories about rabbits to her younger sister at the age of 5 or 6 rowlings her birthdays is July 31 st is as the same as Harry potter.

  31. Jk is short for Joanne Kathleen and she is known as Jo.Jk is the name she uses for her writing.She started writing Harry Potter books in a delayed in 1990, but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was published.Jk Rowling is the wealthiest writer in the world and the richest in all of literacy history.

    Hermione Granger was modelled as Rowling as an 11 year old.She has won many awards but her first one was in 1997.

  32. Kathleen, she does not have a middle name. She published Harry Potter which is one of her main books it also became as movie.
    When she was walking on platform 9 and 3/4 the idea of Harry Potter just popped into her head ,this is when she started to write. She has also written The Tales Of The Beetle Band, The silk worm, The causal vacancy, The cukoo’s calling and a few others.Her Harry Potter books have been published over 200 countries and in 60 languages!

  33. Jk Rowling.
    As children she liked reading books.HermioneGranger is modelled on Rowling as an 11 year old.Over the years she has won many awards, but her first was in 1997 for her first Harry Potter book.

  34. J.k. Rowling started writing the Harry Potter series on a delayed train in 1990.The Harry Potter books have been published in over 200 countries and in 60 different languages! Her birthday ,July 31st , is the same as Harry Potter’s.As a child she liked reading books, including those by Paul Gallico and cs Lewis’ Narnia series.Hermione Granger is modelled on Rowling as an 11 year old.
    Damien,Nabeel.

  35. J.K full name Joanne Kathleen but Joanne hasn’t got a middle name her birthday is the 31st of July .She’s written fiction from an early age,and can remember writing and reading stories about rabbits to her younger sister at the age of 5 or 6.J.K Rowling was inspired by the author Jessica Mitford and she was so inspired she even named her first child after her.Hermione from Harry Potter is modold on Rowling as an 11 year old girl.

  36. Here birthday was 3st July same as Harry Potters.
    She got enspired by here hero Jessica Mitford and she liked reading books when she was little.
    Hermione granger is modelled on Rowling as an 11 year old.
    By Sami

  37. The author of Harry Potter books is J.K. Rowling and she was so proud of the books so she started to make the films of them.She knew lots of creative ideas which she could put into Harry Potter books.J.K. Rowling was also known as Jo and J.K,she started the Harry Potter series on a delayed train in 1990 but it still wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was published.

  38. Arshdeep

    Jk.Rowling really name is Joanne Kathleen. As a child she liked reading
    books,including those by Paul Gallico and CS Lewis Narnia series.

    Jk.Rowlings birthday is the same day as Harry Potters birthday on the 31st of july.
    Hermione Granger is modelled on Rowling as a 11 year old.
    Harry Potter books have been published in over 200 countries and in 60 different languages!

  39. JK’s full name is Joanne Kathleen, she use to read and write rabbit books as well as her birthday is on 31st July. As well she is known as Jo and JK is the name she uses for writing.

    She is the author of Harry Potter books and rabbit books she wrote and read the different types of rabbit books. She has wrote a lot of Harry Potter books as well and has published them around the world.

    The thing that inspired her to write Harry Potter was to that Hermione Granger is modelled on Rowling as an 11years old.

  40. Here birthday was 3st July same as Harry Potters.
    She got enspired by here hero Jessica Mitford and she liked reading books when she was little.
    Hermione granger is modelled on Rowling as an 11 year old.
    By Chahaldeep amd Sami

  41. 1.JK wrote the story Harry Potter 1990,but it wasn’t until 1997 that the first book was published.
    2.She got inspired by Jessica Mitford
    3.Joanne Kathleen got inspired by JK Rowling.

    JK birthday, July 31st, is the same as Harry Potters.
    As a child she liked reading books including those by Paul Gallico and Cas liwes Narnia sieris.

  42. JK Rowling!

    JK Rowling full name is Joanne Kathleen but did you know Rowling doesn’t have a middle name.Did you know that Harry’s birthday is the same as JK Rowling.As a child she loved reading books including those by Paul Gallico and CS Lewis’ Narnia series.

    How many awards did JK Rowling have?

    JK Rowling won many awards for her books.Her first Harry Potter book that made her win was in 1997.

    Hamda

  43. JK Rowling

    As a child she liked reading books .HermioneGranger is modelled on Rowling as an 11 year old .Over the years she has won many awards ,but her first was in 1997 for h r first Harry Potter book.

    JK The Rowling’s hero is the writer Jessica Miltford,and she named her first child Jessica after her.

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