Joanne Kathleen Rowling
Here are some facts about J.K. Rowling's life:
*She was born July 31, 1966 in Chipping Sodbury, England.
*Her father, Peter, was an aircraft manager. Her mother, Ann, was a lab technician and then died 1990.
*She has a younger sister, Di.
*Her nickname was Jo, but her annoying nickname was “Rolling Pin.”
*She was a quiet kid and was once beaten up.
*She earned her bachlor's degree in French at Exter's Univercity.
*She got a job in Portagal and was briefly married to a Porteguese journalist.
*She moved to Endingburg, Scottland.
*She Was a secretary until she spent to much time writing Harry Potter. She then bacame an English teacher.
*She is married to Niel Murray.
*She has a daughter, Jessica, who was born in 1993 and a son, David, who was born in 2004.
* She was a long-hand writer, not a typer.
*Her favorite book was, Little White Horse.
*She was once sued for playdrism, but was proven innocent.
Where Did Rowling's Ideas Come From?
* On a train from Manchester to London.
*It just appeared in her mind.
*Her basic idea was a boy who did not know who he was he was.
Rowling's Major Accomplishments
*Harry Potter was her major acomplishment.
*It sold over 175,000,000 copies in 200 different languages.
*She received the O.B.E award.(Officer's of the Most Exellent Order of the British Empire)
*She also made the accomplishment of going from poor to rich.
How Did /Will Rowling Affect The Future?
*She introduced people to a new world of magic.
*She motivated kids to write.
*Her books were good enough to be turned into movies.
*She will still write two more books.
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