J.K Rowling is one of the world’s greatest, most famous fantasy author. She wrote the Harry Potter series about an orphaned boy with magical powers, who goes to a magic school called Hogwarts. Her books have been translated into many languages around the world apart from their original English text.
Rowling is one of the richest women in the world making £5 a second (that’s around $7) She makes money off of her book sales and also receives some money from the record-setting movie versions of her books, which star Daniel Radcliffe.
Her famous series consist of seven books set over seven years. The main character, Harry Potter, learns about his past and embarks on a dangerous journey, fulfilling a prophecy written before his birth. These books are amazing battles of good and evil, and are truly magical.
These books are amazingly vivid and pull the reader into an extraordinary fantasy world. Her first book has won seven awards. And Booklist calls it “A brilliantly imagined and beautifully written fantasy”
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