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Who is J.K. Rowling?

Author: Pam Pollack; Meg Belviso; Stephen Marchesi
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, ©2012.
Series: Who was-- ?
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J.K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: J K Rowling; J K Rowling
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Pollack; Meg Belviso; Stephen Marchesi
ISBN: 9780448458724 0448458721 9781451754421 1451754426
OCLC Number: 759173577
Description: 105 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Who is J.K. Rowling? --
Make-believe --
A flying car --
On the move --
First draft --
The slush pile --
Pottermania --
Challenges! --
Truly magical.
Series Title: Who was-- ?
Responsibility: by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.
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"In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J.K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic"--

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